A POPULAR pub and nightclub in Clacton is backing the Gazette’s Lives Not Knives campaign.

Tom Peppers, in Marine Parade West, has joined the campaign by putting up posters and handing out wristbands.

General manager Gary Harrison said: “We believe that if we can help this campaign stop just one person from carrying a knife it will be a success.

“We are fully on board with the Lives Not Knives campaign as we understand the negative impact carrying knives can have on innocent families and future generations.”