Duelling residents groups in New Acton fight for the right to party

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A group describing themselves as the Irate Residents of Acton (IRA) are very angry that the neighbourhood they have moved into regularly hosts events, some of which are noisy.

To show true seriousness they’ve set up a Twitter feed of not entirely coherent political commentary (mostly in the form of retweets) and occasional vehemence that a dance party is being held by the Art Not Apart festival half a kilometer from their apartments. With 34 followers, many of whom would not appear to be supporters, it’s not going to threaten Justin Beiber anytime soon.

They then circulated a letter! (click to enlarge)


This however has prompted a response from a rival group which seems to support the precinct continuining its past practices.


One can just be glad to not have to mediate between the two groups.

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