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Counter terrorism incident in Harlesden – information from MPS

By on April 28, 2017 in Crime & Policing, News, Terrorism with 0 Comments
Counter terrorism incident in Harlesden – information from MPS

Below is the official statement from the Metropolitan Police about the police raid on a house in Harlseden on Thursday 27th Apri during which a suspect was shot by armed officers. This statement was issued by our borough Command Sue Williams and is purely for the information of residents. No cause for alarm. “During an […]

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Public guidance for what to do during a terrorist attack #RunHideTell

By on March 24, 2017 in Terrorism with 0 Comments
Public guidance for what to do during a terrorist attack #RunHideTell

Blunt headline but we live in troubled times. Hard reality of life at the moment is that we all need to have some idea of how to behave if we should be caught up in a terrorist attack. Many of the victims of the Westminster attacks had no chance to react but that is not always going […]

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Interfaith vigil for victims of Westminster attacks #WeStandTogether

By on March 24, 2017 in News, Terrorism with 0 Comments
Interfaith vigil for victims of Westminster attacks #WeStandTogether

Flowers were laid during a memorial service for the victims of the Westminster attacks last night at St. John’s Bethnal Green church. In addition to John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, elected members and a representative from the police dozens of Tower Hamlets residents paid their respects during the vigil. Hate will not divide Tower Hamlets […]

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Tower Hamlets vigil for Westminster victims tonight #WeStandTogether

By on March 23, 2017 in Events, Terrorism with 0 Comments
Tower Hamlets vigil for Westminster victims tonight #WeStandTogether

Everyone is invited to a vigil tonight in support of the victims of yesterday’s attack in Westminster.The vigil will be led by the Bishop of Stepney and Tower Hamlets Interfaith Forum from 6.30pm at St John on Bethnal Green, 200 Cambridge Heath Road, E2 9PA.John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets said: “London will not be divided […]

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Honour PC Keith Palmer by carrying on with a normal day

By on March 23, 2017 in Comment, Crime & Policing, Terrorism with 0 Comments
Honour PC Keith Palmer by carrying on with a normal day

The events of yesterday at Parliament and Westminster Bridge had the sole purpose of ‘terrorising’ Londoners. The criminal who was shot dead by the police failed in his task as will any who follow him.The sheer raw courage of PC Keith Palmer who was murdered as he tried to stop the criminal who attacked him with […]

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