Councillors get police caution, gang raid and a pensioner in tram farce

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Councillors get police caution, gang raid and a pensioner in tram farce
5th December 2014

Dagenham councillor resigning after police caution 

The young Labour councillor, Jon Cruddas MP, is to step down after being cautioned by police following an assault.  

Hackney gangs targeted in ‘Al Capone’ style raids

Groups who have been associated with gang violence were subject to dawn raids on Tuesday, as part of the police’s Operation Amber. 

A dozen people were arrested at 10 different locations and more than 100 officers were part of the raids.

State school supports Camden independent school

An independent school in Camden has received praise from its local state rivals.

It seems the school network in the area has been offering one another support, despite the sector differences.

A pensioner in tram farce

Although he had a freedom pass being aged 76, Northwood man Bert Thomas received court summons for fare evasion.

The story became stranger when it was revealed that Mr Thomas doesn’t even use the tram.

It turned out that a person had pretend to be Bert Thomas and fooled conductors.

Boris’ gift to his constituency…the closure of tube ticket office

The first ticket offices set to be closed on the tube network have been announced by Transport for London, and one is the constituency of the London Mayor Boris Johnson.

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