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Man arrested after five moped acid attacks in Hackney and Islington

By on July 14, 2017 in Crime & Policing, News with 0 Comments
Man arrested after five moped acid attacks in Hackney and Islington

There were five acid attacks by suspects riding a moped last night between 10.25pm and 11.37pm which the police are treating as linked. It is understood that none of the attacks is being treated as a race or hate crime.

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London Enterprise Academy Whitechapel fails ACM cladding fire tests

By on July 14, 2017 in News, Schools with 0 Comments
London Enterprise Academy Whitechapel fails ACM cladding fire tests

The London Enterprise Academy in Commercial Rd, Whitechapel, has failed fire safety tests on cladding undertaken as a result of the Grenfell Tower fire.According to a statement by the Department for Education the tests carried out by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) confirmed that the cladding was not of limited combustibility and the London Enterprise […]

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Wapping Community Safety Ward Walkabout this Friday 7th July

By on July 6, 2017 in ASB, Meetings with 0 Comments
Wapping Community Safety Ward Walkabout this Friday 7th July

The Wapping police Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) Community Safety Ward Walkabout takes places this Friday 7th July 2017 between 4.30 and 6pm.

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Details of ACM cladding on Poplar HARCA tower blocks revealed

By on June 28, 2017 in Housing, News with 0 Comments
Details of ACM cladding on Poplar HARCA tower blocks revealed

As a result of our news story of earlier today Poplar HARCA have supplied more details of the external panels on William Cotton and Anne Matthews Courts that need to be removed due to fire safety concerns.The yellow panels are part of the facade of William Cotton and Anne Matthews Courts that surround the balconies as shown in […]

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Fire safety of two Poplar HARCA tower blocks in question (Updated)

By on June 28, 2017 in Housing, News with 0 Comments
Fire safety of two Poplar HARCA tower blocks in question (Updated)

William Cotton Court and Anne Matthews Court in St. Paul’s Way Mile End have failed Fire Safety Assessment tests in the last few days according to local residents.Both tower blocks are owned and managed by Poplar HARCA and were built by Rydon, the company that undertook the Grenfell Tower refurbishment.  Poplar HARCA is one of the […]

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