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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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Tower Hamlets excluded from 2018 voter identity pilot

Tower Hamlets excluded from 2018 voter identity pilot

Tower Hamlets residents voting in the 2018 local and Mayoral elections are to be excluded from the pilot of a scheme that requires voters to prove their identity at the ballot box.The reason? Not enough time to inform voters before the May 2018 elections according to the Council’s Chief Executive.This and more is contained in […]

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Criminal investigation into Lutfur Rahman and associates progresses

Criminal investigation into Lutfur Rahman and associates progresses

The first interim report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) of its inspection of the Met’s review and reassessment of alleged criminal offences under the Lutfur Rahman administration does not make good reading.While some progress has been made with Operation Lynemouth the election court files have yet to be obtained by the Met and […]

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Tower Hamlets police now on Facebook

By on July 20, 2017 in Crime & Policing, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments
Tower Hamlets police now on Facebook

As the Metropolitan Police continues to do its best to improve the way they communicate with us comes the news that Tower Hamlets police is now on Facebook!

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