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Check your “beauty salon” is A-OK

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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?

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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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Bethnal Green murder: arrest made

The old Tower Hamlets Town Hall in Bethnal Green: just south of the site of the murders

NEWS UPDATE:  Just before 2pm this afternoon, Tuesday, Detective Inspector Jason Prendergast from the Homicide and Major Crime Command, appealed for anyone with information to come forward. He said: “We are continuing our investigation and will be conducting house-to-house enquires. ...

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THEO bike patrol leads to conviction

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A man who assaulted a Tower Hamlets Enforcement Officer (THEO) has been sentenced by magistrates.  Andrew Laurence Botyville was sentenced to prison for 26 weeks, suspended for 18 months, subject to conditions. He was sentenced following an incident that took ...

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THEOs secure successful result in court

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Three men have been found guilty of assault and threatening behaviour towards Tower Hamlets Enforcement Officers (THEOs). At two Magistrates’ Court hearings in April and May this year, two were found guilty of assault and threatening behaviour and the third ...

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Police crack down on crime in Bow

H99-15 Stolen bike web

Officers from Bow West Safer Neighbourhoods team are urging Tower Hamlets residents to increase their security measures following a recent rise in moped thefts.  As other motor vehicles have become more secure, there has been a significant rise in criminals ...

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Sniffing out illicit tobacco

Some of the seized illicit cigarettes and tobacco

The director of Geet Ghar shop in Osborn Street, Whitechapel, has been found guilty of possessing thousands of pounds worth of illicit tobacco at Thames Magistrates’ Court. Mohammed Razual Karim pleaded guilty to the charges in court which arose after ...

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