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Social cleansing in Tower Hamlets? Whitechapel residents fight for homes

By on July 28, 2017 in Housing, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments
Social cleansing in Tower Hamlets? Whitechapel residents fight for homes

Residents of Treves House and Lister House in Lomas Street Whitechapel continue to fight against plans by Tower Hamlets Council to demolish their homes.

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This is taking the mickey – another Wapping lock-in Sun 6th August

By on July 27, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
This is taking the mickey – another Wapping lock-in Sun 6th August

Sorry. Only this morning we published this story about a wonderful, life affirming sporting event which would take place on Sunday 6th August but would not mean a closure of The Highway and so there would not be a third Wapping lock-in.Unfortunately we were wronger than a wrong person in Wrong Land who has just […]

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IAAF marathon route Sunday 6th August 2017 avoids Wapping!

By on July 27, 2017 in Events with 0 Comments
IAAF marathon route Sunday 6th August 2017 avoids Wapping!

On Sunday 6th August there is another major sporting event but this time Wapping might not be completely locked-in. Maybe. 

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How to contact emergency services in Tower Hamlets

By on July 27, 2017 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments
How to contact emergency services in Tower Hamlets

An ominous sign of the times is that we consider it necessary to provide all the different ways to get in touch with the emergency services.  From swans to terrorism via police, fire and ambulance to Wapping’s very own navy, we think we have covered everything. 

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Bethnal Green acid attack not motivated by race or religion

By on July 26, 2017 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments
Bethnal Green acid attack not motivated by race or religion

Yesterday’s acid attack on two youths in Bethnal Green was not motivated by race or religion according to the Met.The investigation into the attack is being led by officers from Operation Trident, the MET anti-gang command. Both suspect and victims are Asian.Acid was thrown into a vehicle by a male causing scarring to the faces and necks […]

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