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Social cleansing: What Does Balfron Tower Mean To You?

Social cleansing: What Does Balfron Tower Mean To You?
The social cleansing of London is the greatest issue facing London. As more properties are bought by rich investors as a form of currency and social housing is sold off ordinary Londoners can no longer afford to live in the city of their birth.Communities such as Wapping that have existed for hundreds of years are […]

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New Wapping Woods lighting – photos

By on February 23, 2014 in Wapping Woods with 0 Comments
New Wapping Woods lighting – photos

Just a few photographs to show the new lighting in Wapping Woods. Many thanks to all involved in getting this sorted, especially our local Councillors and Peter from Tower Hamlets Council.And a big thanks to MPS Tower Hamlets and our very own MPS Marine Unit who have been carrying out extra patrols in the area.Click […]

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Violent muggings in Wapping – but how many?

By on February 18, 2014 in Crime & Policing, Wapping Woods with 1 Comment
Violent muggings in Wapping – but how many?

Normally sedate Wapping has once again become the scene of violent muggings. The question is just how many? Three confirmed assaults in Wapping WoodsIn just over a week there have been three documented cases that Met Police Tower Hamlets are well aware of and are actively investigating. On Monday 10th February a man was robbed in […]

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Wapping Woods lighting – no need to panic, Peter is on the case.

By on January 27, 2014 in Wapping Woods with 0 Comments
Wapping Woods lighting – no need to panic, Peter is on the case.

It seems like only yesterday that Love Wapping was whinging and whining about the state of the lighting in Wapping Woods.Probably because it was only yesterday.Early this morning I started to get tweets from Peter, who is in charge of CCTV for Tower Hamlets, giving updates as to how he was on the case with […]

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Wapping Woods: is Tower Hamlets Council incapable of fixing lightbulbs?

By on January 26, 2014 in Wapping Woods with 0 Comments
Wapping Woods: is Tower Hamlets Council incapable of fixing lightbulbs?

Evening all!As some of you may know the entire Love Wapping team has been slightly incapacitated recently and as part of their recovery plan they are undertaking several short walks a day.In a probably forlorn attempt to show some leadership I joined them this evening and decided to walk through Wapping Woods to Shadwell basin.As […]

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