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mama2plusbump Mon 08-Aug-11 23:11:38

i can hear choppers!!!!

paulapantsdown Mon 08-Aug-11 23:14:13

shit - i knew things would start hotting up out west
where are you?

babyocho Mon 08-Aug-11 23:14:39

where in West London are you?

scarlet80 Mon 08-Aug-11 23:15:06

Where in West London are you? I'm in Twickenham and can hear a lot of sirens now!! It's hit Ealing....

hester Mon 08-Aug-11 23:15:10

Kingston and Sutton, I hear.

mama2plusbump Mon 08-Aug-11 23:15:47

Tw4 and appartley its kicked off in feltham, stains road, southall, ealing broadway!

babyocho Mon 08-Aug-11 23:16:27

I saw that Eailing Broadway station got closed off

Awomancalledhorse Mon 08-Aug-11 23:16:52

Fulham Chronicle sad

scarlet80 Mon 08-Aug-11 23:17:44

I knew it wouldn't be long... Hounslow will probably be next. Frightening stuff- what's going on in this country?!

DialsMavis Mon 08-Aug-11 23:23:02

DP is on the green outside Ealing Film Studios. Cars and possibly shops on fire, no police. I am moving there from sleepy Dorset on Sunday with the DC sad

DialsMavis Mon 08-Aug-11 23:24:35

I have been looking at Twitter for hours and he said it was all rubbish when I told him to go back to where he is staying. Until he started walking back....

Cleverything Mon 08-Aug-11 23:26:59

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

mama2plusbump Mon 08-Aug-11 23:27:45


Thistledew Mon 08-Aug-11 23:28:10

Any news about Kingston?

noddyholder Mon 08-Aug-11 23:28:43

Is it really in Kingston? My mum is there and has just recovered from hours of worry as my dad tried to get home from clapham at 10 pm and now he is home I see this. She will be so worried

GypsyMoth Mon 08-Aug-11 23:31:17

stay safe....thinking of you all!!

DialsMavis Mon 08-Aug-11 23:34:32

DP is safe now smile

ilovetomandjerry Mon 08-Aug-11 23:38:16

BBC News saying Ealing shopping centre on fire now.

PatriciaHolm Mon 08-Aug-11 23:39:55

There is a small tescos in Ealing on fire, and apparently a reasonable police presence, though lots of looting and general mayhem.

mama2plusbump Mon 08-Aug-11 23:41:26

Its gone quiet here

EdithWeston Mon 08-Aug-11 23:42:18

SKY had a reporter phoning in from Ealing - cars smashed up, cars on fire.

breadandbutterfly Tue 09-Aug-11 00:41:37

According to Telegraph rolling news:

Police have called in air support from Sussex and Surrey. Shops are burning in Clapham and Notting Hill. Cars have been torched in Fulham Broadway. The Ledbury Michelin-star restaurant in Notting Hill was raided and the diners mugged. There are reports on Twitter of people carrying machetes in Notting Hill and Balham.

Followed by descriptions of rioting in Camden, Colliers Wood, Romford... it's all over now.

How many televisions can the muggers need? Should make buying one off ebay v cheap next week.

GypsyMoth Tue 09-Aug-11 00:43:12

the diners mugged!!??? shock

GypsyMoth Tue 09-Aug-11 00:43:39

merseyside now says twitter!

Awomancalledhorse Tue 09-Aug-11 00:44:12

Good place for a round up of the latest news.

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