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End of the night, end of a life

September 20, 2013

Following one of our youth offending workshops we had a young man approach us asking if he could produce a rap for us. During the session the young man's attitude was troublesome. He appeared to be totally uniterested in what we were doing and saying. It seemed like we were wasting our time talking to…

Interactive 3D film launch hailed a success

October 3, 2013

The High Sheriff of Somerset has praised an innovative 3D film produced by a local charity in a bid to tackle violence among young adults. The interactive movie, produced by Stand Against Violence, in which the audience chooses the outcome, received its premiere this week.  (Wednesday, September 25). The film builds on the success of…

Next steps

October 19, 2013

Here at SAV we have made a decision. That decision is that we WILL become a leading specialist organisation in violence prevention in the UK. Quite an aim I'm sure you will agree but based on the progress we have made in our last 3 years as a charity it is most definitely achievable. So…

An Interesting Night with the Bristol Police

October 19, 2013

Written by Adam Fouracre (CEO, Stand Against Violence). Last night I spent a shift with the Avon and Somerset Constabulary in Bristol. This is something I did in Taunton many years ago when I first started the charity, or what was at the time a campaign. The first time I went on a ride a…

Thank you for the Music

October 20, 2013

Last night was a superb evening of live music, tasty food and good company. It was a wonderful event put together by three lovely people who are donating profits to SAV. Thank you to Joanna, Suzie and Nicky for your hard work and congratulations on such a successful evening. The food was wonderful which is…

Successful day at Plymouth

October 23, 2013

The day at the PSHE conference in Plymouth is coming to an end and we're all packed up. We have had some successful and meaningful conversations with teachers and other organisations that could prove fruitful. Something that has become apparent is the interest from primary schools in our work. It is more important than ever…

Bath PSHE Meeting

October 24, 2013

Wow what a building Writhlington Academy is! I have to say these new build academies are quite impressive and seem to follow a similar open plan and airy design. Today I visited Writhlington Academy to talk to a room full of PSHE teachers from Bath about SAV and the work we do. Besides telling them…

The Pitch

October 29, 2013

Today I travelled up to London to give a pitch for funding to O2 and Unltd. It was held in a very nice building at Hogan Lovells in Atlantic House. The 4 people who watched my 10 minute pitch then asked 20 mins worth of questions were all extremely nice and positive. The pitch went…

Good Exposure

November 7, 2013

So in the last 2 days I have been in London for the UK Youth Conference and AGM then I went to present to the Bristol PSHE teachers at their conference. I'm pleased to say that both were very rewarding although the journey to London was surprisingly tiring especially having to take a huge divert…

What a Night!

November 10, 2013

A fantastic night was had by all who attended the Stand Against Violence Quiz hosted by our amazing patron Paul Sinha. There were over 110 people at Vivary Park Gold club for the quiz night which consisted of 3 rounds of questions. Paul's exceptional knowledge and skills at quiz hosting shone through and thanks to…
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