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Lutfur Rahman’s Mayoral campaign continues (with a little help from Ohid)

Lutfur Rahman’s Mayoral campaign continues (with a little help from Ohid)

By on August 21, 2017 in Comment, Elections 2018, Lutfur Rahman, News with 0 Comments

The campaign to return Lutfur Rahman to power in Tower Hamlets continues as he and his team canvass the streets of the borough.

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Bonkers to ban Big Ben’s bonks

Bonkers to ban Big Ben’s bonks

By on August 15, 2017 in Comment with 0 Comments

Londoners are suddenly becoming aware that the chimes of Big Ben will be silenced for four years to allow essential maintenance to take place.  

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It’s silly to try stopping LW publishing facts. Really silly.

It’s silly to try stopping LW publishing facts. Really silly.

After the police meeting at St. Georges Town Hall some months back we were just leaving when we were stopped by Geradine Davies, one of the Turks Head Company trustees.
Expecting the usual chitchat we were a little surprised to discover that Ms. Davies was intent on stopping Love Wapping writing about certain aspects of the Turks Head Company’s operations.

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A Wapping resident who did not get a Wapping Lido letter writes

A Wapping resident who did not get a Wapping Lido letter writes

Continuing today’s theme of the opacity of the Wapping Lido planning application we are publishing a letter from a resident who lives right next to Shadwell Basin who has not – repeat not – received the letter from the Council relating to the meeting on 9th August.If someone whose home literally overlooks the Basin has […]

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Wapping surrounded by cyclists – and our pavements invaded by them too

Wapping surrounded by cyclists – and our pavements invaded by them too

By on July 30, 2017 in Comment, Events with 4 Comments

Tower Hamlets residents are getting fed up with being locked-in by sporting events and then having to walk in the roads as cyclists are riding on pavements.

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