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Fundraising Update

April 21, 2022

It is perhaps a huge understatement to say that the past couple of years have been challenging times for fundraising. The Covid pandemic led to huge levels of uncertainty in all walks of life, but with many of the usual fundraising streams being all but impossible during these times we have had to rely more…

Making A Difference In Workplace Training

April 7, 2022

We are continuing to grow our workplace training which provides organisations with interactive and thought-provoking sessions which help to build on teams’ interpersonal skills. As a charity this work provides us with a unique income as we reinvest the profits from our workplace deliveries into the activities of the charity, enabling us to reach and…

Doing All We Can To Help The Planet - Part 2

March 31, 2022

Making Stand Against Violence Even More Green Over the past 2 years we have been identifying areas of the charity that aren’t so green and eco-friendly and have tried to improve where we can. At the end of 2020, we implemented phase 1 of our approach which was to cut down on the level of…

When September Ends Book Launch at Brendon Books

November 17, 2021

Friday November 12th 2021 On Friday 12th November at 18:30, Adam launched his book - "When September Ends", with a wonderful book launch event at Brendon Books in Taunton. He was joined by 35 members of the public, and special guest Simon Parkin from BBC Radio Somerset, who interviewed Adam.The event got underway with a…

When September Ends – a book by Adam Fouracre with Dave Urwin

September 28, 2021

In June 2019 I was honoured to receive an e-mail from Adam Fouracre, CEO of Stand Against Violence, asking me to help him put together a book of the charity’s story and the events surrounding the attack on his brother Lloyd, whose death led to the formation of SAV. I was also a little nervous,…

Stand Against Violence Presents: Violence Discussion #4

March 17, 2021

Stand Against Violence Presents: Violence Prevention Discussion 4 (Monday 15th March 2021) County Lines Q&A featuring Neil Woods and Hallam Walker-Smart The Guests: Neil Woods Neil is a former Detective Sergeant who has had more exclusive access than most to drug gangs through his undercover work in the past. He is now chairman of LEAP…

Stand Against Violence Presents: Violence Discussion #3

March 2, 2021

Stand Against Violence Presents: Violence Prevention Discussion 3 (Monday 1st March 2021) The Guests: •Rabina Haque - Rabina is a freelance probation officer with extensive experience in the field of domestic violence who has developed a programme aimed at reducing the risk of reoffending and harm. •Holly Taylor-Dunn - Holly has been working in the…

Stand Against Violence Presents: Violence Discussion #2

February 16, 2021

Stand Against Violence Presents: Violence Prevention Discussion 2 (Monday 15th February 2021) Our second discussion takes a theme that was explored at the end of discussion 1 and goes into a lot more depth. Four different perspectives but with a common goal - this discussion will likely change a few perspectives and have you thinking…

Stand Against Violence Presents: Violence Discussion #1

February 10, 2021

Stand Against Violence Presents: Violence Prevention Discussion 1 (Monday 1st February 2021) The Guests: • David Breakspear: "As a former prisoner with experience spanning four decades I took advantage of every opportunity available to me and I am committed to reducing re-offending by helping others see #WhatCanBe." • Alison Cope: "Since losing my son Joshua…
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Doing All We Can To Help The Planet

November 25, 2020

Here at SAV we try and take an environmentally friendly approach on everything that we do. It is in everyone’s interests to be conscious of the impact we are having on our world, the climate and the wildlife we all effect daily. It is so important that we all try our best to help, because…
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