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*** What's in Wapping Update ***
5 November 2010
_Thank you _for your support which has resulted in a great couple of months
for the 5 months young Wapping website.
* _New Commenting System_: following feedback we're copying the national
sites and will no longer allow completely anonymous postings [...read
* _Technical and hosting improvements:_ we've made changes and the website
should run more smoothly.
* _Discussion forum_: we're working on this but need the new commenting
system completed first.
We're continually improving the site so please keep sharing your ideas and
A Riverboat for Wapping?
_NEW Update from Wapping Resident and Campaign Lead Rob
_A petition started in May 2010 to add an additional stop onto the existing
Thames Clipper Riverboat service.
Key meetings have taken place to determine feasibility, funding and the
business case for a Wapping Riverboat so what's next and will Wapping ever
get the Riverboat? [...read more].
Tobacco Dock & Wapping Lane
NEW DEVELOPMENTS Change Wapping Forever
_Tobacco Dock Hotel_ plans of redevelopment by Messila House were shared
this week, but are they good news for Wapping and how can you have your say?
_21 Wapping Lane_ is also well under construction, but what does this really
mean for Wapping? [...read more]
Wapping High School
A SECONDARY SCHOOL for Wapping, Shadwell and Limehouse
The Wapping and Shadwell Secondary Education Trust is planning to open a new
co-educational school for children aged 11-18. Find out more and connect
with Wapping High to _register your interest and support_.
For younger children Things to Do with Under 5's from resident
mum-of-one-toddler is a brilliant resource for new parents in Wapping.
_REMOVAL OF PLANTS & GATES at Wapping Greenbank Estate
_Tower Hamlets Homes sent a letter to residents this week instructing them
to remove hanging baskets, satellite dishes and other "communal
_Greenbank Residents Action Group_ led by Steve met with THH. A resident
update will be on the website soon and the next meeting between THH and
unhappy residents is planned for 16 November at Greenbank [...read more]
RAY NEWTON Shines a Light on the History of Wapping
The History of Wapping Trust treated a group of lucky residents to a guided
tour of Wapping recently where they discovered even the bollards are
Resident Mark shares his Story and Pictures from the walk and we're now
looking forward to Ray's Wapping history book coming in the new year.
Food and Drink
_MOST POPULAR Section on the Wapping Website
_We're continually updating with resident reviews of Wapping's great pubs,
cafes and restaurants - this week we added Pizza Express [...read Food &
Contact us to review your favourite for What's in Wapping as we hope to
have them all covered by the end of the year.
Wapping Community News
FASTEST GROWING Section on the Wapping Website
Originally started from the Wapping Town Council proposal but it's clear
there's a lot more Community news to share.
We'll improve it next month as we know it's hard to find things but until
then please look back at the Blog to find older posts.
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JAMES WALLACE WINES
Our website sponsor's had great feedback on the new Wapping Wine Bar.
Monthly Country Nights start with _SPAIN on 10th November 2010._
_LADIES NIGHT is 24th November. _
More JWW events are planned so keep an eye on their website page in the run
up to Christmas for the latest events and hot deals.
VIEW JWW EVENTS & DETAILS
We really appreciate everyone who has contributed to What's in Wapping so
far and making it a great community website.
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or been enjoyed by everyone.
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