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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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Police intend to shut down Bank Holiday Sunday London Tunnel Run

Police intend to shut down Bank Holiday Sunday London Tunnel Run

Hundreds of cars will gather this Bank Holiday Sunday for another ‘London Tunnel Run’ event on the Isle of Dogs.  A tunnel run is an event where people their cars through tunnels in convoy to show them off and enjoy the engine sounds reverberating through the tunnels.Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf and the Limehouse Link are particular attractions.Convoys […]

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Speeding cars, ASB & gas cannisters – MPS response to Jim Fitzpatrick MP

Speeding cars, ASB & gas cannisters – MPS response to Jim Fitzpatrick MP

In response to numerous complaints about continuing ASB of all sorts in Wapping our MP Jim Fitzpatrick asked residents to email him with their concerns and he then took this up with the MPS. Below is the text of the letter  in response to Jim from Acting Police Sergeant (APS) Sarah Khan of the Wapping […]

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Met Traffic Police on prowl for speeding cars in Wapping

Met Traffic Police on prowl for speeding cars in Wapping

The young thugs who are making our roads and streets unsafe as they speed around Wapping are in for a very nasty shock as the Met’s Traffic Police were out and about last night.Even better LW is pleased to report that it was none other than Traffic / Roads Policing Sergeant Jak Bentley himself sending a […]

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Boy racer car crash turns Glamis Road into a battleground

By on February 18, 2017 in Boy Racers, Crime & Policing with 2 Comments
Boy racer car crash turns Glamis Road into a battleground

Glamis Road resembled a battlefield this morning after boy racers trashed several bollards with a vehicle driven at high speed in the early hours. At around 4.30 am this morning residents were woken by a group of Bangladeshi youths doing the things on the street they can’t do at home – drinking, taking drugs and making […]

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