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Some recent incidents recorded in the media
Hull Daily Mail

Armed police were deployed following reports of a man with a shotgun taking hostages at a family pub in Bridlington, Yorkshire. The man gave himself up and was arr.... more


A shop owner sprayed a can of insect repellent at an assailant who threatened him with a firearm at his off-licence in Gateshead, Tyne & Wear. Wayne Barnes, aged 33, pointed a .... more

Croydon Advertiser

A 29-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of possession of an imitation firearm and possession with intent to supply class A and B drugs during police raids at properties in Addiscombemore


Infer Trust is a National Registered Charity Number 1080791.

The principal acitvities of the Trust are:-

  • to raise awareness of public health and safety issues with particular reference to the use of firearms and
  • to offer support and advice and networking opportunities to those affected by gun violence.

How do we do this?

  • We work with a network of people; bereaved parents, victims of gun incidents, families of those injured, and others, offering support, advice and networking opportunities.
  • We collect data about incidents from the media, newspapers, internet websites etc.
  • We liaise with individuals, schools, local authorities, the Police, Councillors, Members of Parliament, Government Departments and other organisations, to raise awareness of gun misuse issues.
  • We commission research about gun misuse and related issues, and work with professionals engaged in this area of study.
  • We provide information for teachers, students, journalists and researchers and links to other sites which give information about gun misuse and related issues.


Contact us:-

  • If you, or a member of your family, has been or are being affected by gun issues, we can offer support, advice and networking opportunities.
  • If you are aware of a gun incident which does not appear on our site so we can add it to our list.
  • If you are a teacher, pupil, student or researcher etc. and cannot find the information you need.
  • If you know of any resources or campaigns that are not recorded on our site.


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