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Police: drugs arrest, appeal and warning

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•The Metropolitan Police have announced that they have arrested a man for production and possession of cannabis after a warrant executed by Island Gardens Safer Neighbourhood Team. No further details have been released.   •Borough police forces are helping Merton ...

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Help find this man

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Police are looking for Arthur Simpson-Kent, 48, in order to speak to him in connection with the disappearance of his partner Sian Blake and their two children. Detectives last spoke to him on 16th December, but he disappeared on 19th ...

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Elderly woman burgled: can you help?

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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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