Just over a year ago Caroline Shearer's 17-year-old son, Jay Whiston, was stabbed to death at a house party in Colchester.
Since then she's launched a charity which aims to rid the streets of knife violence.
Today her 'Only Cowards Carry' charity launched a new schools programme, designed to educate children on the consequences of carrying knives.
Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Serena Sandhu
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A fine day with plenty of sunshine, especially at first. Staying dry for most, although some cloud will build during the afternoon.
Long spells of sunshine this weekend will result in very warm, locally hot temperatures. Highs of 29ºC or even 30ºC.