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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 […]

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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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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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