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Police advice as Halloween ‘trick or treat’ hell descends upon us

Police advice as Halloween ‘trick or treat’ hell descends upon us

By on October 27, 2017 in ASB, Crime & Policing, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

Call it cultural imperialism, call it another way for supermarkets to squeeze money out of you, or just call it a complete pain in the arse – Halloween is nearly upon us.  The SNT has issued the official police advice, the Wapping Mole has issued his. Take your pick.

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Council to use CCTV system to hunt thugs in cars high on laughing gas

Council to use CCTV system to hunt thugs in cars high on laughing gas

By on August 18, 2017 in ASB, Boy Racers, Crime & Policing with 0 Comments

The extensive CCTV system in Tower Hamlets is to be used to attack the double curse of thugs driving dangerously while under the influence of Nitrous Oxide, aka ‘laughing gas.’

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

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

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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Delay in laughing gas crack down nothing to smile about

Delay in laughing gas crack down nothing to smile about

By on August 4, 2017 in ASB, Crime & Policing with 0 Comments

Tower Hamlets Council has finally started an attempt to tackle the plague of nitrous oxide (NO2) or laughing gas canisters that litter the borough.

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Chairperson needed for Wapping Safer Neighbourhood Panel

Chairperson needed for Wapping Safer Neighbourhood Panel

By on August 3, 2017 in ASB, Crime & Policing with 0 Comments

Wapping Safer Neighbourhood Panel is one of the ways the community and police work together in Wapping. It does this by agreeing priorities for police work and patrols. 

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