Decision details

PCC - Cut Short: Fighting Against Knives in the North

Decision Maker: Director for Police, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Tell Studio got in touch with the Deputy Mayor through Wigan Youth Zone and requested support with their project. They had already raised £1,800 through crowd funding, we would like to match that.
The film will tell the stories of a mother from Leeds who lost her son to knife crime, and an ex gang-member who now helps other young people, and other similar stories from across the North.
The film will be shown in schools and youth clubs across the North.


The GM VRU is seeking to match fund money raised by Tell Studio for their film which aims to tackle knife crime in the North of England, total cost of £1,800.

Publication date: 24/11/2022

Date of decision: 14/11/2022