Bethnal Green Ward

Ward Walkabout on 10 April 2017 between 4.30pm – 6pm (open to residents and partners)
Meeting Point: Globe Road (opposite the Co-op) E2 0LX

We will be visiting some of our ASB hotspot areas during the walkabout:
1. Rogers Estate
All locations:
ASB (alcohol and nitrous oxide), drug use and drug-dealing (mostly cannabis), moped related crime and dangerous driving

2. Tuscan House (Digby Street)
3. Morpeth Street and Warley Street
4. Harpley Square (Raynham House)
5. Parkview Estate (via Meath Gardens)

Hope to see you at the Ward Panel meeting or while we are doing our Walkabout.

This walk walkabout is attended usually by local police officers and the Borough Commander.

Neighbourhood Watch registration

Dear Residents.

Neighbourhood Watch on the estate is being re-organised into at least 3 watches because each area of the estate has got their own unique problems.

We’ll have a Rosebery House Watch, Sidney House watch and others.

It is essential for the purpose of good communications that all interested register with the new OWL website.

It would also be welcome if residents could pre-register and leave their essential contact information so that can be passed on to the local unit and help avoid extra work for them as you know officers are in short supply these days. Please note that no copy of your submission will be kept by Parkview Residents, only your local Safer Neighbourhood Team will get the information supplied.

So please fill in this following form and all fields are required please.

Community safety events

The next

local community safety roadshow takes place at the

Idea Store Whitechapel, on Wednesday 22nd March 14:00 – 16:00

Bethnal Green Ward walkabout on Monday 10th April 16:30 – 18:00

details also on the Tower Hamlets website here.

School closes road for rush-hour drop-offs

This is an interesting idea, that schools close access roads around rush-hour and parents are now happy to walk to school and think it is safer all-round.

I have experienced problems with parking outside of school gates and think that this is a great alternative. Please read the orginal article by clicking here.

Bollards are put up either side of Macklin Street in Camden from between 08:30-09:15 and 15:15-16:00. This is around St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary school.

The school is rated as outstanding by Ofsted.

ASB up-dates

Having founded a Neighbourhood Watch scheme on this estate about 10 years ago, I have plenty of experience of problem solving.

As it still appears, the amount of reported concerns doesn’t match with the amount of reports received by various agencies.

There are several ways to report concerns, as the latest Tower Hamlets Homes newsletter shows. It has been put through letter boxes recently. The Met Police website also shows a ‘promises document’ published at the Bethnal Green SNT.

If people are concerned their calls are not received there are ways to report and receive a written acknowledgement with reference number. Both the Met Police website and the Tower Hamlets council website disperse received reference numbers for online reports. Residents contacting the SNT via e-mail also keep a receipt for their e-mails sent.

As for the environment, in our part of the estate, I cannot see that any shrubbery has been cut back since several months now. Shrubbery maintenance is an important part of crime control.

It is good to see that so many of you are concerned about having a peaceful home environment, thanks for that.