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Acid attack Dane Place, Bow – do you recognise this man?

Acid attack Dane Place, Bow – do you recognise this man?

By on September 1, 2017 in Crime & Policing, News with 0 Comments

Tower Hamlets police have released CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an acid attack in Dane Place, Bow on Tuesday, 2 May this year.

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Five-year-old Christian girl placed into foster care of strict Muslim families

Five-year-old Christian girl placed into foster care of strict Muslim families

By on August 28, 2017 in News, Tower Hamlets council with 3 Comments

A report in The Times newspaper today alleges that a five-year-old girl, a native English speaker, was placed in the foster care of two Muslim families in Tower Hamlets who did not speak English and encouraged her to learn Arabic.

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Lutfur Rahman’s Mayoral campaign continues (with a little help from Ohid)

Lutfur Rahman’s Mayoral campaign continues (with a little help from Ohid)

By on August 21, 2017 in Comment, Elections 2018, Lutfur Rahman, News with 0 Comments

The campaign to return Lutfur Rahman to power in Tower Hamlets continues as he and his team canvass the streets of the borough.

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Love Wapping joins Independent Community News Network

Love Wapping joins Independent Community News Network

By on August 4, 2017 in Hyperlocal, Investigations, News with 2 Comments

Love Wapping has today become one of the first members of the Independent Community News Network (ICNN), a new national network representing independent community news publications.

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Man arrested after five moped acid attacks in Hackney and Islington

Man arrested after five moped acid attacks in Hackney and Islington

By on July 14, 2017 in Crime & Policing, News with 0 Comments

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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