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Same poison, different containers.

By on May 2, 2017 in ASB, Crime & Policing with 0 Comments
Same poison, different containers.

Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) geeks may be interested to know that there seems to be a new supplier of those nasty little containers that litter our streets. Gone are the shiny silver capsules only to be replaced by dull grey ones.The capsules in the photo above were found in Green Bank this morning. ASB geeks might […]

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Value of public meeting questioned as PCs are turned into road sweepers

Value of public meeting questioned as PCs are turned into road sweepers

This was supposed to be a good news story praising the heightened police patrols in Wapping this week. Instead it is about the incredible situation where it seems that highly trained police officers have been deployed to collect litter in Wapping.Here is the story in Tweets starting with the surreal tweet from Tower Hamlets Council […]

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Wapping residents and police meeting – report

By on April 28, 2017 in ASB, Boy Racers, Crime & Policing, Meetings with 8 Comments
Wapping residents and police meeting – report

The excellent turn-out for last night’s meeting with the police to discuss ASB and speeding cars and frequent crashes in Wapping was a clear indication of the level of concern felt by residents about these issues. Approximately 120 people attended St. George’s Town Hall in Cable Street so it was standing room only for some, despite […]

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Innocent pedestrians? “I don’t give a f**k” says driver of crashed car

Innocent pedestrians? “I don’t give a f**k” says driver of crashed car

Last night there was another car crash in Wapping, a driver lost control of his Mercedes because he was driving too fast and destroyed several bollards at the junction of Stockholm Way and Thomas More Street.This morning the Mercedes was still marooned on the wrecked bollards (above) when Love Wapping, alerted by residents, turned up to take […]

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Wapping’s roads become a racing circuit for thugs in cars once again

By on April 20, 2017 in ASB, Boy Racers with 0 Comments
Wapping’s roads become a racing circuit for thugs in cars once again

Residents across Wapping were woken late last night by the sound of a vehicle (or vehicles) tearing around the roads at high speed.Thanks to the vigilance of East London Area Traffic Police the thugs in cars have steered clear of Wapping for a few weeks but now it seems the boy racers are back with a […]

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