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Mark Baynes

Want laughing gas for personal use? Then check out the adverts on Gumtree

By on August 12, 2017 in ASB, Tower Hamlets with 1 Comment
Want laughing gas for personal use? Then check out the adverts on Gumtree

Have you ever wondered how the people who dump all those shiny little canisters of laughing gas get their hands on them? Online at Gumtree seems to be the answer.

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Tower Hamlets police adopts cutting edge approach to knife crime

By on August 12, 2017 in Crime & Policing with 0 Comments
Tower Hamlets police adopts cutting edge approach to knife crime

Residents are being invited to join in searches for knives and other dangerous weapons hidden in public spaces.  The simple but effective approach involves officers knocking on residents doors when they are about to undertake a search and ask them if they would like to join in?Members of the public who volunteer to help out […]

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Shadwell Egyptian Geese and six gooselets all well

By on August 11, 2017 in Egyptian Geese with 0 Comments
Shadwell Egyptian Geese and six gooselets all well

After receiving reports of something very nasty happening to the Egyptian Geese family on Shadwell Basin last night this morning we despatched our entire team of Wildlife Rangers to check on them so here are some photos to show you how they are.

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Lib Dems Stephen O’Shea on the case with TfL road closures farce

By on August 10, 2017 in Politics, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments
Lib Dems Stephen O’Shea on the case with TfL road closures farce

Stephen O’Shea, the official Liberal Democrats candidate for St Katherine’s & Wapping in the 2018 local elections, seems to be on the case with Transport for London (TfL) and the recent road closures farce.  Stephen and his colleagues will be attending a meeting with TfL at City Hall next week, to discuss the ‘lock-in’ issues […]

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Wapping Lido planning application approved by Development Committee

By on August 9, 2017 in Planning, Wapping Lido with 0 Comments
Wapping Lido planning application approved by Development Committee

The planning application for Wapping Lido submitted by the Turks Head Company and Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre was approved by the Development Committee this evening with one vote against. Two Wapping residents, Mads Nybo Jorgensen and Sylvia White, both of whom live next to the Basin, spoke against the application and did a very good […]

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