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Dramatic video shows moment of Vaughan Way car crash

Dramatic video shows moment of Vaughan Way car crash

By on February 15, 2018 in Boy Racers, Car crashes, News with 0 Comments

Sam and Matt Melbye, owners of EA2 estate agents,  have had both their cars written off in a crash – for the second time. In October 2016 two BMWs belonging to the Wapping couple were destroyed by boy racers in a collision outside EA2 in Wapping High Street. Yesterday the same thing happened again.

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Police seek witnesses to Highway fatal hit and run – 3 arrested

Police seek witnesses to Highway fatal hit and run – 3 arrested

By on October 24, 2017 in Car crashes, Crime & Policing with 0 Comments

The Metropolitan Police is asking for witnesses to the fatal accident on The Highway this morning where a male pedestrian was hit by a car and left for dead. Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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New (better, wider) speed bumps in Wapping High Street

New (better, wider) speed bumps in Wapping High Street

By on September 21, 2017 in Boy Racers, Car crashes with 0 Comments

Baffled as to why Wapping High Street has been closed for a few days? Baffle no more, the team from Riney have been busy putting in some lovely new speed bumps!

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Open invitation to Safer Wapping meeting

Open invitation to Safer Wapping meeting

By on June 16, 2017 in ASB, Boy Racers, Car crashes, Meetings with 0 Comments

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 […]

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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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