Dozens of women formed a human chain to show solidarity after the recent surge in spikes in the UK.
The rally was organized by two landladies in Gedling, Nottinghamshire, and attended by people of all ages.
Nottingham has come into the spotlight as police investigate a series of needle stick reports.
“We wanted to do something to raise awareness about the recent increase in Nottingham and we wanted to do an event that would bring us both together as a community within Gedling,” said Beccy Webster, landlady at The Gedling Inn.
Videojournalist: Alex Thorp