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Wapping residents consider direct action to stop thugs in cars

By on May 11, 2017 in ASB, Boy Racers, Crime & Policing
Wapping residents consider direct action to stop thugs in cars

Despite the recent meeting with Tower Hamlets police to discuss the speeding cars Wapping residents continue to fear for their lives when they walk the streets.The two recent incidents described below illustrate why some are advocating direction action to stop the thugs in cars before one of us is killed. Incident OneYesterday at around 3.30pm two […]

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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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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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