Crime

Crime

‘Urban Exploring’: Criminal Or Crafty?

In recent months, since the back end of 2016, YouTube especially has seen an influx of 'Urban Exploring' videos, also known as UrbEx, uploaded...

Hate Crimes Rise After Brexit Vote

From December 2015 to December 2016, statistics show that hate crimes rose by more than 20 percent in the borough of Newham, with 587...

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...

If You Haven’t Broken The Law, Don’t Give In To Pressure

A penalty fare issued by any transport company isn’t final, and doesn’t always need paying. It is worth your while appealing, as I found...

Fear Of Crime On Campus

Parents dream of the day their children will go up on stage to receive their degree. They proudly pay for their beloved children to...

Newham Cocaine Bust

Police recently raided 18 homes in Manor Park and arrested 16 people aged between 17 and 50 on suspicion of supplying crack cocaine. The scale...

Cynthia’s Pain

Rudy Omisore meets the mother of a boy from the hood. Most of us are unaware of the stress that a mother goes through when...

Life In The Hood: Jocie’s Story

Rudy Omisore finds out what it's like to be a woman on the edge of gangland. It’s not just guys who get involved in the darker side...

Why Am I Being Stopped? Search Me!

Dwayne Latif offers a personal account of the racist harassment which he says he has experienced at the hands of the police. I feel scrutinised...
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Shots Fired In Bethnal Green

A 13 year old girl has been hospitalised after the car she was travelling in was shot at. The teenage girl and the driver of...

I Have Come For Your Money But That Doesn’t Mean You Should Have A...

The job is to implement the orders of the court. Costa Kyriaco describes how being a bailiff is much harder than it sounds. Marston’s is...

Stalkers Beware!

The last week of April 2016 was National Stalking Awareness Week in the UK. The aim was to highlight the importance of reporting this...

Policing From East To West

Kay Ayed wanted to find out from serving police officers about fighting crime in East London. But she had to go to America to...

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