Authors Posts by Cassy Hoy

Cassy Hoy



Crime Or Art? Decision Time

When the developers of a new trampoline park in East Ham announced they were looking for graffiti artists to paint the walls, it prompted...

Registering The Next Generation

As the country prepares to go the polls for Theresa May’s snap election on 8 June, the rise in young people registering to vote...

Crack Down On Postering For Prostitutes

Newham council has published a gallery of pictures of people wanted for distributing prostitution stickers across the borough. Meanwhile a local campaigner has threatened...

What’s Going On With FGM?

Having failed to secure a single conviction in the UK for the perpetration of female genital mutilation (FGM), have the British authorities been trying...

Inquiry Into Newham Youth And Violent Crime

Newham Council is launching an inquiry into gang and youth crime as figures show that the number of victims has increased significantly in the...

Preventing Further Rises In FGM

As the courts currently decide whether to prosecute cosmetic surgeons carrying out 'designer vagina' operations, female genital mutation cases (FGM) are reported to have...

Witchcraft-Related Child Abuse On The Rise

Five years on from the death of Kristy Bamu, the London-wide number of children abused by adults who believe in witchcraft, is reported to...

The Stakes Are High

Newham Council continues to challenge betting shops in the borough, as the number of crime related incidents increases. Calling the machines inside betting shops as...

Anti-Fly Tipping Campaign Fails To Touch Down

Despite the council’s pledge to ‘toughen up’ on fly tippers, the streets of Newham remain among the worst in the UK for dumping rubbish. Sofas,...

No Pay-Off In The Fight Against Crime

Five years on from London 2012, newly released figures suggest that the crime-cutting dividend will never show up as promised. Along with loudly-trumpeted affordable housing...

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