Lewisham businesses lock up knifes and blades in fight against crime

Lewisham businesses lock up knifes and blades in fight against crime

Catford businesses signed up to the scheme include Tesco Supermarket, Tony's Butchers, SWA Fish & Meat Shop, H&S Fish Market, pictured with Sgt Michelle Pryal.

1.The Mayor and Councillor Janet Daby are joined by representatives from Lewisham businesses signed up to the RRA

First published in Crime News Shopper: Photograph of the Author by , reporter

KNIVES, blades and ‘BB’ guns are being locked up by Lewisham businesses to help protect the public.

There are 28 businesses - including shops and butchers - which have signed up to a Responsible Retailers Agreement in the fight against knife crime in Lewisham.

Larger kitchen-type knives, lighters and age-restricted toys such as ‘BB’ guns will be kept locked away and out of sight.

Other parts of the campaign – backed by Lewisham Council and Lewisham Police – will include limits on the sale of super-strength alcohol, tobacco and fireworks.

Mayor of Lewisham Sir Steve Bullock said: “Reducing knife-enabled crime is a top priority for the Safer Lewisham Partnership.

“Removing knives from sale, or making sure that they are securely locked away by retailers, is one means of making sure that people intent on committing crime with a knife have another avenue of causing disruption and harm to our community removed from them.”

He added: "Working in partnership we will continue to work together to reduce knife crime in Lewisham.”

Shops taking part will display a Responsible Retailer window sticker. Businesses wishing to get involved can contact the Lewisham Council Neighbourhood Community Safety team on 020 8314 9120.

Lewisham and Catford businesses that have signed up to the Knives RRA so far are:

Lidl Supermarket - Catford
Pound stretcher – Catford
Tesco Stores - Catford
Tony’s Butchers - Catford
SWA Fish & Meat Shop - Catford
H & S Fish Market - Catford
R & A Discount Store - Catford
You Fix - Lewisham
Poundland Store - Lewisham
Turkish Food Centre - Lewisham
Tiger Retail LTD - Lewisham
Pound World - Lewisham
Streets DIY - Lewisham
BHS Store - Lewisham
Pound Stretcher - Lewisham
99p Shop - Lewisham
99P Store - Lewisham
Tesco Supermarket - Lewisham
Bilal Fish & Meat - Lewisham
Lewisham Butcher & Grocer LTD - Lewisham
ZA Quality Halal Meat – Lewisham
Hasham & Son - Lewisham
Lewisham Food Centre - Lewisham
Turkish Food Centre - Lewisham
Daily Fresh Fish & Seafood - Lewisham
Halal Express - Lewisham
K & K Grocers & Butchers - Lewisham
Lewisham Food Market – Lewisham

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9:39am Thu 17 Jan 13

jeff onions says...

ooooh lets stand together with our arms folded looking all camp.. which ones erastus piggot? ;)
ooooh lets stand together with our arms folded looking all camp.. which ones erastus piggot? ;) jeff onions
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11:09am Thu 17 Jan 13

Gypo.Joe says...

The photographer couldn't fit fat Karl Daley in the picture.
The photographer couldn't fit fat Karl Daley in the picture. Gypo.Joe
  • Score: 1

9:46am Fri 18 Jan 13

carlos forme says...

i search engine erastus piggots blog an why it was shut down an i also searched erastus piggots poem its all over the net hahaha
i search engine erastus piggots blog an why it was shut down an i also searched erastus piggots poem its all over the net hahaha carlos forme
  • Score: 0

10:10am Fri 18 Jan 13

Banbury Joe says...

Rofl!!!
Rofl!!! Banbury Joe
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10:12am Fri 18 Jan 13

the wall says...

There's a wiff of something in the air...........Oh that's what it is, the smell of BNP failure
There's a wiff of something in the air...........Oh that's what it is, the smell of BNP failure the wall
  • Score: 0

10:57am Fri 18 Jan 13

rarecockneyguvnor says...

Who wuz Wiffin ?? I heard she wuz the Redhill groundsheet.


Karl... Little'hampton' .....ROFLMAO
Who wuz Wiffin ?? I heard she wuz the Redhill groundsheet. Karl... Little'hampton' .....ROFLMAO rarecockneyguvnor
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3:34pm Fri 18 Jan 13

Gypo.Joe says...

Lets not forget Brewers droop, another BNP failure...92 votes.

They call him the Burgess Hill berk.

tHaNk yoU

Hows it hanging Tony boi ?
Lets not forget Brewers droop, another BNP failure...92 votes. They call him the Burgess Hill berk. tHaNk yoU Hows it hanging Tony boi ? Gypo.Joe
  • Score: 1

9:42pm Fri 18 Jan 13

Donna_T says...

While we are all here guys who has my photos ? Its like an old tom cat wiv its throat cut.

thAnK u
While we are all here guys who has my photos ? Its like an old tom cat wiv its throat cut. thAnK u Donna_T
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11:23am Sat 19 Jan 13

The .Gypo says...

think i be goin into tones butchers with ep he looks abit of all rite jus me and eps type he can leave his apron on as long as he torks all dirty ta me and erastus hehe
think i be goin into tones butchers with ep he looks abit of all rite jus me and eps type he can leave his apron on as long as he torks all dirty ta me and erastus hehe The .Gypo
  • Score: 1

10:36am Mon 21 Jan 13

ron,,1952 says...

didn,t know these shops had bb guns anyroad
didn,t know these shops had bb guns anyroad ron,,1952
  • Score: 0

10:48am Mon 21 Jan 13

Gypo.Joe says...

ello Ron whats the weaver like over the other side boi.
ello Ron whats the weaver like over the other side boi. Gypo.Joe
  • Score: 1

11:58am Mon 21 Jan 13

Donna_T says...

Ron told me he aint having a wash this week or next, its too cold. He might get 'is greasy Barnet cut in the summer though.

fank yOu
Ron told me he aint having a wash this week or next, its too cold. He might get 'is greasy Barnet cut in the summer though. fank yOu Donna_T
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12:06pm Tue 22 Jan 13

cupidstunt1976 says...

hey what country is this? gawd blimey i thought i was in some middle east country for a minute! shame on the politicians who turned this country into a pile of dung!
hey what country is this? gawd blimey i thought i was in some middle east country for a minute! shame on the politicians who turned this country into a pile of dung! cupidstunt1976
  • Score: -3

12:16pm Tue 22 Jan 13

Gypo.Joe says...

cupidstunt1976 wrote:
hey what country is this? gawd blimey i thought i was in some middle east country for a minute! shame on the politicians who turned this country into a pile of dung!
Yus mate far to many German/Irish cupidstunts around Karl.
[quote][p][bold]cupidstunt1976[/bold] wrote: hey what country is this? gawd blimey i thought i was in some middle east country for a minute! shame on the politicians who turned this country into a pile of dung![/p][/quote]Yus mate far to many German/Irish cupidstunts around Karl. Gypo.Joe
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