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Some recent incidents recorded in the media

In an operation targeting poachers, police officers arrested three men caught with air rifles in Pattingham, Staffordshire. Click on media link to read full report.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Dane Lyons, aged 29, has been jailed for sixteen months after admitting two charges relating to the possession of a sawn-off shotgun and one relating to the possession of cannabis. In October this .... more

Manchester Evening News

One of three men who caused a disturbance at a pub in Bolton, Greater Manchester was allegedly armed with a suspected gun. By the time police arrived, the men had fled. No arrests .... more


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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