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Council to use CCTV system to hunt thugs in cars high on laughing gas

By on August 18, 2017 in ASB, Boy Racers, Crime & Policing with 0 Comments
Council to use CCTV system to hunt thugs in cars high on laughing gas

The extensive CCTV system in Tower Hamlets is to be used to attack the double curse of thugs driving dangerously while under the influence of Nitrous Oxide, aka ‘laughing gas.’

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130,000 residents get free WiFi in first phase of £1.75m Council rollout

By on August 16, 2017 in Broadband, Infrastructure with 0 Comments
130,000 residents get free WiFi in first phase of £1.75m Council rollout

Tower Hamlets Council has approved a £1.75m of investment into free Wifi in town centres and social housing.

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Bonkers to ban Big Ben’s bonks

By on August 15, 2017 in Comment with 0 Comments
Bonkers to ban Big Ben’s bonks

Londoners are suddenly becoming aware that the chimes of Big Ben will be silenced for four years to allow essential maintenance to take place.  

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Three Reasons Why Transparency Matters In The UK

By on August 14, 2017 in Corruption with 0 Comments
Three Reasons Why Transparency Matters In The UK

Corruption in the UK is endemic. The UK looks down on many countries when corruption is discussed but it has no reason to.

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13,000 Newham landlords not paying tax on properties – Guardian

By on August 13, 2017 in Housing, Property with 0 Comments
13,000 Newham landlords not paying tax on properties – Guardian

A report in The Guardian today reveals that up to 13,000 landlords in our neighbouring borough Newham are not paying tax worth of a value of around £200 million to the Chancellor. 

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