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Better Streets for Tower Hamlets, safer streets for Wapping

Better Streets for Tower Hamlets, safer streets for Wapping

By on June 5, 2017 in Boy Racers, Meetings with 0 Comments

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 […]

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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 […]

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Wapping resident creates WhatsApp group for a Safer Wapping

Wapping resident creates WhatsApp group for a Safer Wapping

Love Wapping is delighted to announce that Wapping resident Tim has created a WhatsApp group to help us all make Wapping a safe place to live. Maybe even walk our children home from school without fearing they will be killed by a thug in a car. Below is the original comment from Tim which we reproduce […]

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The Wapping Resident’s Guide to Traffic Calming

The Wapping Resident’s Guide to Traffic Calming

One of the measures needed to stop the thugs in cars is to change Wapping’s roads so it is not possible to drive at excess speed.The technical term for this is ‘traffic calming’. We tend to talk about ‘speed bumps’ but, as any traffic calming geek will tell you, there is a lot more to […]

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Wapping residents consider direct action to stop thugs in cars

Wapping residents consider direct action to stop thugs in cars

By on May 11, 2017 in ASB, Boy Racers, Crime & Policing

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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