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Elderly woman burgled: can you help?


Police in Hackney are appealing for information after an elderly lady was a victim of a bogus caller at her home in Stoke Newington. The incident occurred at approximately 11:30am on Tuesday, 8th December in Durley Road, N16. The victim, ...

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Chicken shop owner shamed in court

Rat droppings, found throughout the establishment, were the conditions Mr Basit thought were suitable for serving food in.

What’s in a name? It was an empty promise in the case of the Fab Fried Chicken shop of Whitechapel – which is why company director Mohammed Abdul Basit, aged 51, of Woodyates Road, Lewisham was fined £1,000 for hygiene ...

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Council acts against dangerous teddies

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In another success for Tower Hamlets Council’s Trading Standards department, tourists have been protected from dangerous teddy bears which were on sale near the Tower of London. The department took action last year, having been tipped off by colleagues in ...

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Check your “beauty salon” is A-OK


Residents who use beauty salons in the borough have been reminded to check that the business has a current licence covering any special treatments they offer. The warning comes after the owner of Sapiano’s, a salon on the ground floor ...

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Hallowe’en assault: can you help?


Police are appealing for information following an assault outside a house party in Barking. The 15-year-old male victim was a guest at a party in Crossness Road, Barking, on Hallowe’en (31st October). At around 9.30pm, he confronted a group of ...

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Biggs slates Boris on PCSOs

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Labour’s John Biggs has taken time out from his full-time job as mayor of Tower Hamlets to do some work on his full-time job as a Member of the Greater London Authority. Last week he issued a press release condemning ...

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Help us find this thug

bike suspect

Can you help police identify this thug who jumped out and pushed a woman off her bicycle into the middle of the road? Fortunately, the whole incident was caught on a headcam the cyclist was wearing: it should be possibly ...

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