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chroniclelive
Police and medical staff working to keep mental health patients out of jailthe establishment of mental health places of safety to hold these persons inste
Police and medical staff working to keep mental health patients out of jail
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
the establishment of mental health places of safety to hold these persons instead of a police cell. Home Office Minister Sarah Newton had a week-long tour of the region and visited a state-of-the-art mental health place of safety in Sunderland... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Nearly 200 arrests since ban on ‘legal highs’ following Telford man's death « Shropshire Starof Haybridge Road, Hadley, said the drugs were already being sold by street dea
Nearly 200 arrests since ban on ‘legal highs’ following Telford man's death « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 2 days ago
of Haybridge Road, Hadley, said the drugs were already being sold by street dealers before the ban. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: “These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. “I’m encouraged to see that, three months... Read more
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chroniclelive
How the battle against so-called 'legal highs' is shaping up in Newcastleit does make it illegal to have the drugs with an intention to supply them to o
How the battle against so-called 'legal highs' is shaping up in Newcastle
chroniclelive / Posted 3 days ago
it does make it illegal to have the drugs with an intention to supply them to others, or to import them. Minister Sarah Newton visits Newcastle to discuss the Psychoactive Substances Acts' first three months alongside Northumbria... Read more
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Daily Record
Police make 186 arrests over 'legal highs' after blanket ban comes into force74 deaths linked to the so-called legal highs with three of those caused by sub
Police make 186 arrests over 'legal highs' after blanket ban comes into force
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
74 deaths linked to the so-called legal highs with three of those caused by substances alone. UK safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many Scottish lives. Read More "I am delighted to see... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Ban sees 90 retailers drop sales of legal highsso-called legal highs were implicated, with three believed to have been caused
Ban sees 90 retailers drop sales of legal highs
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
so-called legal highs were implicated, with three believed to have been caused by NPS alone. UK safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many Scottish lives. "I am delighted to see so many... Read more
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Harrow Times
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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This is West Country
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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Gazette News
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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Bolton News
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that – three months... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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The News and Star
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that – three months... Read more
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Northern Echo
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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Oxford Mail
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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Bury Times
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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Gazette
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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guardian-series
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introducedup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
186 people arrested in three months since 'legal highs' ban introduced
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nearly 200 arrested in first three months of legal high banup to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops
Nearly 200 arrested in first three months of legal high ban
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
up to seven years in prison, while orders can be issued to shut down head shops and online dealers. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "These dangerous drugs have already cost far too many lives. "I'm encouraged to see that - three months... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Seven apprenticeships at Harvester and Toby Carvery pub companywith more expected to follow by the end of the year. The company has teamed up
Seven apprenticeships at Harvester and Toby Carvery pub company
Nottingham Post / Posted 4 days ago
with more expected to follow by the end of the year. The company has teamed up with one of the UK's leading "teenologists" Sarah Newton to educate students and parents about how apprenticeships can provide a strong career path. Jan Smallbone,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Ban on sale and manufacture of 'zombie knives' comes into effect in Haltoncontinue enforcing the law around the importation of dangerous weapons, includi
Ban on sale and manufacture of 'zombie knives' comes into effect in Halton
Liverpool Echo / Posted 6 days ago
continue enforcing the law around the importation of dangerous weapons, including zombie knives, into the United Kingdom. Sarah Newton, minister for vulnerability, safeguarding and countering extremism, said: “This Government will act wherever... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
'Zombie slayer knives' ban to come into force in Walescan have cutting blades of up to 25 inches, have a serrated edge and include im
'Zombie slayer knives' ban to come into force in Wales
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
can have cutting blades of up to 25 inches, have a serrated edge and include images or words that glamorise violence. Sarah Newton, minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, said: “This government will act wherever... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'Zombie' knives banned in bid to save the livingeffect on Thursday. Those caught making or selling the items will face up to f
'Zombie' knives banned in bid to save the living
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
effect on Thursday. Those caught making or selling the items will face up to four years in prison. Home Office Minister Sarah Newton said: "This Government will act wherever necessary to cut crime and keep our communities safe. "Zombie killer... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
'Zombie slayer knives' ban to come into force in Walescan have cutting blades of up to 25 inches, have a serrated edge and include im
'Zombie slayer knives' ban to come into force in Wales
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
can have cutting blades of up to 25 inches, have a serrated edge and include images or words that glamorise violence. Sarah Newton, minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, said: “This government will act wherever... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
'Zombie slayer knives' ban to come into force in Walescan have cutting blades of up to 25 inches, have a serrated edge and include im
'Zombie slayer knives' ban to come into force in Wales
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 13 days ago
can have cutting blades of up to 25 inches, have a serrated edge and include images or words that glamorise violence. Sarah Newton, minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, said: “This government will act wherever... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Zombie knives banned in nationwide crackdown on jagged weaponsso could face up to four years in prison. Read More Minister for vulnerabilit
Zombie knives banned in nationwide crackdown on jagged weapons
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 13 days ago
so could face up to four years in prison. Read More Minister for vulnerability, safeguarding and countering extremism, Sarah Newton, said: "This government will act wherever necessary to cut crime and keep our communities safe. "Zombie killer... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
'Zombie slayer knives' ban to come into force in Walescan have cutting blades of up to 25 inches, have a serrated edge and include im
'Zombie slayer knives' ban to come into force in Wales
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 13 days ago
can have cutting blades of up to 25 inches, have a serrated edge and include images or words that glamorise violence. Sarah Newton, minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, said: “This government will act wherever... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Ban on zombie knives comes into effect this weekfrom identified retailers and use of surrender bins. Minister for Vulnerabilit
Ban on zombie knives comes into effect this week
Wakefield Today / Posted 14 days ago
from identified retailers and use of surrender bins. Minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, Sarah Newton, said: “This government will act wherever necessary to cut crime and keep our communities safe. Zombie killer... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Zombie knife sellers face jail as crackdown beginseffect on Thursday. Those caught making or selling the items will face up to f
Zombie knife sellers face jail as crackdown begins
Thame Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
effect on Thursday. Those caught making or selling the items will face up to four years in prison. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: “This Government will act wherever necessary to cut crime and keep our communities safe. “Zombie killer... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'Zombie knives' website posts shocking message days before UK-wide banthe previous year. PAStatistics show that in 12 months forces dealt with 28,66
'Zombie knives' website posts shocking message days before UK-wide ban
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
the previous year. PAStatistics show that in 12 months forces dealt with 28,664 offences involving a knife or sharp blade Sarah Newton, Minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, said: "This government will act wherever... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Zombie knife sellers face jail as crackdown beginseffect on Thursday. Those caught making or selling the items will face up to fo
Zombie knife sellers face jail as crackdown begins
Aylesbury Today / Posted 14 days ago
effect on Thursday. Those caught making or selling the items will face up to four years in prison. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: “This Government will act wherever necessary to cut crime and keep our communities safe. “Zombie killer... Read more
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Luton Today
Zombie knife sellers face jail as crackdown beginseffect on Thursday. Those caught making or selling the items will face up to fo
Zombie knife sellers face jail as crackdown begins
Luton Today / Posted 14 days ago
effect on Thursday. Those caught making or selling the items will face up to four years in prison. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: “This Government will act wherever necessary to cut crime and keep our communities safe. “Zombie killer... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Sellers of 'zombie' knives face up to four years in jail as weapons sell online for just £10sale, manufacture, rental or importation of the zombie knives. Anyone caught w
Sellers of 'zombie' knives face up to four years in jail as weapons sell online for just £10
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
sale, manufacture, rental or importation of the zombie knives. Anyone caught with them will face four years in prison. Sarah Newton, Minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, said: "This government will act wherever... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Zombie knife sellers face jail as crackdown beginseffect on Thursday. Those caught making or selling the items will face up to fo
Zombie knife sellers face jail as crackdown begins
Banbury Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
effect on Thursday. Those caught making or selling the items will face up to four years in prison. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: “This Government will act wherever necessary to cut crime and keep our communities safe. “Zombie killer... Read more
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heraldscotland
'Zombie' knives are easily accessible to children and sold online for just £10sale, manufacture, rental or importation of the zombie knives. Anyone caught w
'Zombie' knives are easily accessible to children and sold online for just £10
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
sale, manufacture, rental or importation of the zombie knives. Anyone caught with them will face four years in prison. Sarah Newton, Minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, said: "This government will act wherever... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Zombie killer knives - like this one used in Bootle raid - set to be bannedcaught making or selling the items will face up to four years in prison. Intro
Zombie killer knives - like this one used in Bootle raid - set to be banned
Liverpool Echo / Posted 14 days ago
caught making or selling the items will face up to four years in prison. Introducing the change, safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: “This Government will act wherever necessary to cut crime and keep our communities safe. Read... Read more
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Gazette News
BANNED: 'Horrific' zombie knives to be barred from England and Wales this weekfrom identified retailers and use of surrender bins. Minister for Vulnerabilit
BANNED: 'Horrific' zombie knives to be barred from England and Wales this week
Gazette News / Posted 14 days ago
from identified retailers and use of surrender bins. Minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, Sarah Newton, said: "This government will act wherever necessary to cut crime and keep our communities safe. "Zombie killer... Read more
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SKY News
'Zombie Knives' Sellers Face Jail As Ban BeginsHorne QC, who described the murder weapon as "utterly ferocious", lifted report
'Zombie Knives' Sellers Face Jail As Ban Begins
SKY News / Posted 14 days ago
Horne QC, who described the murder weapon as "utterly ferocious", lifted reporting restrictions. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "This government will act wherever necessary to cut crime and keep our communities safe. "Zombie killer... Read more
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Harrow Times
‘Zombie knives’ sellers face prison under new banyear teenager Stefan Appleton was stabbed and killed with one of the weapons in
‘Zombie knives’ sellers face prison under new ban
Harrow Times / Posted 14 days ago
year teenager Stefan Appleton was stabbed and killed with one of the weapons in Islington. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said the ban would “cut crime and keep our communities safe”. “Zombie killer knives glamourise violence and... Read more
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International Business Times
Deadly horror film-inspired 'zombie knives' banned - with sellers facing four years jail and often feature serrated edges and long blades. The minister for Vulnerabili
Deadly horror film-inspired 'zombie knives' banned - with sellers facing four years jail
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
and often feature serrated edges and long blades. The minister for Vulnerability, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism, Sarah Newton, said: "This government will act wherever necessary to cut crime and keep our communities safe. Zombie killer... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Zombie knife sellers to face prison after 'horrific' weapons are bannedwere stringent, she would think about making them even tougher in a bid to reve
Zombie knife sellers to face prison after 'horrific' weapons are banned
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
were stringent, she would think about making them even tougher in a bid to reverse the rise. Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said today: "This Government will act wherever necessary to cut crime and keep our communities safe. "Zombie... Read more
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walesonline
Sale of these horrific 'zombie knives' banned in UK from this weekprison. Seized and surrendered knives and other weapons at a secure police loc
Sale of these horrific 'zombie knives' banned in UK from this week
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
prison. Seized and surrendered knives and other weapons at a secure police location in Birmingham Safeguarding minister Sarah Newton said: "Zombie killer knives glamorise violence and cause devastating damage - they have no place whatsoever in... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
'Zombie knife’ sellers face jail as ban comes into forcestreet, weapons sweeps and test purchasing from identified retailers. Surrende
'Zombie knife’ sellers face jail as ban comes into force
Kingston Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
street, weapons sweeps and test purchasing from identified retailers. Surrender bins were also used during the operation. Sarah Newton, Minister for vulnerability, safeguarding and countering extremism, said: “This government will act wherever... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
'Zombie knife’ sellers face jail as ban comes into forcestreet, weapons sweeps and test purchasing from identified retailers. Surrende
'Zombie knife’ sellers face jail as ban comes into force
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
street, weapons sweeps and test purchasing from identified retailers. Surrender bins were also used during the operation. Sarah Newton, Minister for vulnerability, safeguarding and countering extremism, said: “This government will act wherever... Read more
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