Community news and investigative journalism for Wapping E1W and Tower Hamlets London

Boy Racers

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

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.’

Continue Reading »

If you want speed cameras installed in Wapping then sign this please

By on July 16, 2017 in Boy Racers with 0 Comments
If you want speed cameras installed in Wapping then sign this please

Many residents are angry that thugs in cars still drive around Wapping at speed and neither the police or Tower Hamlets council are doing anything about it. So the Liberal Democrats have started a petition to force some change. Install speed cameras in Wapping immediatelyThe petition request is simple “We call for the Council and […]

Continue Reading »

Open invitation to Safer Wapping meeting

By on June 16, 2017 in ASB, Boy Racers, Car crashes, Meetings with 0 Comments
Open invitation to Safer Wapping meeting

A number of Wapping residents have started to talk about formally establishing a group to tackle the continuing Anti Social Behaviour (ASB) and rising crime in our Ward. This is an open invitation to all who live and work in Wapping to discuss setting up a residents’ group to address these problems and see what can be done. Date: Thursday […]

Continue Reading »

Better Streets for Tower Hamlets, safer streets for Wapping

By on June 5, 2017 in Boy Racers, Meetings with 0 Comments
Better Streets for Tower Hamlets, safer streets for Wapping

The problem of speeding cars is not confined to Wapping, it is a problem across Tower Hamlets. One approach to this is the Better Streets for Tower Hamlets campaign started by Stepney resident Alex Jenkins. Alex used to live in Green Bank so knows Wapping well.After hearing about tonight’s Safer Wapping Resident’s Meeting, organised by Tim Boler, Alex got […]

Continue Reading »

How to complete a Met Police Section 59 Warning statement and get a vehicle seized

How to complete a Met Police Section 59 Warning statement and get a vehicle seized

Following on from the Wapping residents meeting with Tower Hamlets police a few weeks back our local Safer Neighbourhood Team has, via the police OWL system, sent LW and other residents a very useful guide to how to use a Section 59 Warning which can mean the boy racers will get their cars seized and […]

Continue Reading »

Top