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Tuesday night -Riot Watch

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glitterkitty Tue 09-Aug-11 17:31:35

There's so many threads, cant keep track.

I am worried in SE London. DP is working in Croydon. I'd be grateful if anyone can post updates here as they come in, although I'm hoping the police presence will hold trouble off tonight...

NorkyButNice Tue 09-Aug-11 17:37:50

My Mum was on Penge High St an hour ago and said there are large groups of youths hanging around there, and in Sainsburys car park. All shops are boarded up.

glitterkitty Tue 09-Aug-11 17:40:26

Hi Norky. I know some shops in West Bromwich have had windows smashed this afternoon.

GetOutMyPub Tue 09-Aug-11 17:41:44

good idea for a single thread!

North end Rd Fulham
Southsides Wandsworth
Centre Court Wimbledon
Hammersmith Broadway
Olympic Building site

all been evacuated & closed although no signs of trouble - think it is a preventative strategy

Shinyshoes1 Tue 09-Aug-11 17:41:57

its all kicking off in Wolverhampton apparently

SoupDragon Tue 09-Aug-11 17:43:17

look, here is another "one thread"

glitterkitty Tue 09-Aug-11 17:44:54

Eltham & Bromley also boarded up (preventative also).

DP is on duty tonight (fire brigade)- they are sat waiting in machines and have been asking for updates so any solid info is v gratefully received- they all have families and are worried!

glitterkitty Tue 09-Aug-11 17:47:17

Oh cock, knew there would be another thread somewhere!

bkgirl Tue 09-Aug-11 17:51:56

glitterkitty - I hope he and of course yourself have a peaceful and safe night (((Big hug))))) tell him we are grateful for the fire brigade.

teejwood Tue 09-Aug-11 18:16:16

glitter hope your DP and all those in the emergency services stay safe tonight. and all the rest of us too, for that matter!

glitterkitty Tue 09-Aug-11 18:18:31

I'm really just not thinking about it! But thank you both! [gin]

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