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Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Hounslow Council have declared a climate emergency


As part of their commitments, they’re asking the government to decarbonise the national grid.

Brentford and Isleworth MP Ruth Cadbury says “urgent action” is needed across the world.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:00 pm  

A 17 year old boy has been arrested in south-west London on suspicion of distributing terrorist publications

He was arrested at around 7 this morning and is in custody.

A search is ongoing at an address in the area.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:07 am  

A 7 year old boy from Epsom has become one of the youngest published authors

Tom Burlison won this year’s Book People’s Bedtime Story Competition.

The youngster’s book - which centres on two main characters, Elliot and Ruby – is written around the theme of imagination.

Tom says he was shocked to find out he’d been picked from more than 1,000 entries to be the winner.



35% of the profits from each sale of Tom’s book is being donated to the charity Save the Children.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:56 am  

Andy Murray's return to competitive tennis has been delayed after rain washed out the second day at Queen's Club

The former world number one is playing in the doubles with Feliciano Lopez after recovering from a hip operation.

The pair were due to take on Columbia's Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah today.

Top-ranked British player Kyle Edmund against Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece is among the rearranged matches due to go ahead later.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:40 am  

South Western Railway is asking people to travel off-peak if possible, as the second day of the train strike gets underway

They’ve apologised for the disruption yesterday, which saw people queuing down Surbiton High Street.

One commuter on Twitter claims they were “packed in like sardines, dripping in sweat” and that one woman fainted.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:32 am  

Kensington and Chelsea to introduce cashless parking

Kensington and Chelsea Council has announced that it will offer only cashless parking for motorists by next year.

It says it will begin removing its 700 ticket machines as it introduces entirely cash-free parking by 2020.

Payments will have to be made using an app on a smartphone.

But campaigners have criticised the decision saying that some older and disabled drivers may be unable to use the technology.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:00 am  

Woman injured in Richmond by royal convoy motorbike

A woman in her 80s is in a serious condition, after an accident in Richmond involving a marked police motorbike belonging to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's convoy.

The incident happened on Monday in Upper Richmond Road just before 1pm while William and Kate were on their way to Windsor.

The couple's expressed their "deep concern" over what happened to the woman named as Irene by the palace.

The police watchdog has launched an investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:13 am  

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

A couple from Carshalton have been jailed for seven years following an armed robbery

Benjamin Bateman and Alana Kuti robbed a man at gunpoint last year near Banstead train station taking his wallet and phone.

The pair then used the victim’s card to withdraw money from a cash machine to order a taxi to Mitcham.

However they were eventually tracked down by police and arrested.

The couple, who were sentenced at the Old Bailey, were also found guilty of two counts of fraud.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:30 pm  

Detectives are renewing appeals for witnesses to come forward following a fatal stabbing in Wandsworth

Cheyon Evans, from Tooting, died in Deeside Road on Friday afternoon after being stabbed in the chest.

Two teenagers were charged with murder on Sunday and a 20-year-old man has been released on bail.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact them on 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:30 pm  

Two police officers who risked their lives saving a vulnerable man in Tolworth have been commended

Last July, PCs Jack Prichard and Megan Davis were called to a rooftop where a man was threatening to jump.

Both officers talked to him, but he rushed off the edge.

PC Davis caught him and almost fell herself, until PC Prichard grabbed hold of the two of them.

Chief Superintendent Sally Benetar praised their “selflessness” at the ceremony.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:00 pm  

Lib Dem leader and MP for Twickenham Vince Cable has responded to the publication of Heathrow’s third runway

He says “Expanding Heathrow is the wrong decision for the country and South West London where air pollution, air traffic noise and congestion are already a blight”.

He questioned the expansion economics of Heathrow especially after the government’s commitment to zero emissions.

On Boris Johnson he says “Now, it looks like he will lie down so that developers can walk over him”

This comes after Boris, originally promised to lie down in front of the bulldozers to stop the third runway.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:30 pm  

Residents of Richmond are asked to be on the alert for fraudsters contacting them by text, email or phone

There are several scams in operation where people are asked for their bank account details to refund their monies.

One of the scams involves telling people they have overpaid their council tax and are due a refund.

Another informs them that they are in the wrong Council Tax band.

Fees of £150 for services to make them look more official are quoted.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:00 pm  

Five days of strikes on South Western Railway have begun today

It’s part of a row over the role of guards on trains.

The RMT Union says that the company are “dragging their heels” in talks, and they were left with no choice.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:30 pm  

More CCTV pictures have been released in relation to a mugging in Epsom earlier this month



Police were called to near the Rising Sun pub on the 6th of June.

Both suspects are described as mixed race, 25 years old, and around 6 ft tall.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:00 pm  

Esher and Walton MP Dominic Raab is no longer in the running to become the next prime minister

The former Brexit minister Dominic Raab has been eliminated from the race to become the next prime minister.

Raab received the fewest votes among his fellow Conservative MPs - Boris Johnson received the most with 126 votes.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:38 pm  

Croydon Council is launching a range of special initiatives to mark a national day of clean air and sustainable transport this Thursday.

Children from local schools were asked to submit posters for a banner promoting the day and clean air messages.

A free to attend event was organised featuring street art and interactive games to teach about air pollution.

The day itself will feature an air quality walk hosted by the London Sustainability Exchange.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:13 pm  

There is still no play at Queens Club this afternoon

The covers are back on at Queens Club after another shower.

The fans are waiting patiently under their coloured umbrellas all around centre court.

Not a ball has been hit today at the pre-Wimbledon Fevertree tennis championships.

Dave Luddy reports

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:12 pm  

Surrey police have launched their summer campaign to tackle drink and drug driving.

The campaign aims to encourage people to step up and intervene if they suspect someone they know is driving under the influence.

They’re also advising drinkers to allow extra time if they plan to drive the next morning as they could still be over the limit.

Last summer, officers in Surrey conducted 898 breath tests and administered 83 drug tests over the campaign resulting in 130 arrests.

The campaign runs until the 7th of July.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:04 pm  

Heathrow's launching a consultation on its plans to expand, including on the option of a third runway

Airport bosses have revealed what they call their "preferred masterplan."

Bosses intend to build a tunnel for the M25 and bring in a new low emissions zone, meaning a charge for those driving a more polluting vehicle to the airport.

Chelsea and Fulham MP Greg Hands resigned from the government last year over the issue.

He says he’s “outraged” there’ll be no consultation in Fulham, and that “the fight goes on”.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:09 pm  

The London Marathon Trust has pledged £190,000 for sports facilities in Surrey.

£150,000 of that is going to Leatherhead and Dorking Gymnastics club to provide facilities for children with disabilities.

Manager Liz Taylor says it will allow them to be “even more inclusive”

The rest of the money will go to South Bookham SPACE and the Old Cranleighan Society.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:09 pm  

Grenfell United projected a message onto the Houses of Parliament last night

It read “Two years after Grenfell, this building still hasn’t kept its promises”.

Kensington and Chelsea Council say that they’re working with the bereaved and survivors to work out a long-term plan.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:30 am  

British tennis number one Kyle Edmund is in action at the Queen's Club this afternoon

He takes on Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Before that, Dan Evans is first on centre court and faces number 7 seed Stan Wawrinka.

Yesterday, women's number one Johanna Konta reached the last 16 of the Birmingham Classic.

She beat Estonia's Anett Kontaviet in straight sets 6-4, 6-2.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:06 am  

Seven hospitals around England have seen cases of listeria in the current outbreak

Five people are suspected to have died after eating pre-packaged sandwiches and salads linked to the same supplier.

All of the affected food - which was supplied to 43 NHS Trusts, including Kingston - has been removed.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:03 am  

Surrey pubs race for Cancer Research UK

Eighteen Surrey pubs have been going head to head to compete to raise the most money for Cancer Research UK.

This Thursday, participants will compete in a five mile race around central and east London dressed as Spartans.

They are pedalling in teams of ten on eight cycle chariots for between 60 to 90 minutes.

Some of the pubs taking part include the William Bourne in Chessington, The Crown in Sutton and the Pembroke in Croydon.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:35 am  

Investigations continue after Wandsworth shooting

A 17-year-old boy remains in hospital this morning fighting for his life after being shot in Wandsworth on Sunday night.

The teenager was found suffering from gunshot wounds after reports of shots being fired on the Tulse Hill Estate.

The latest incident follows a spike in gun and knife violence in the capital with four people killed in suspected murders since Friday.

Police are appealing for information.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:02 am  

Heathrow expansion statutory consultation begins

The long running debate over plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport enters a new phase today with the launch of a three-month statutory consultation.

The consultation will be the airport’s largest and they’ve released new CGI renderings of the proposed expansion.

But a statement from the anti-expansion group No 3rd Runway Coalition says the size of the consultation “simply reflects the sheer scale of the impact that their expansion plans will have on local communities.”
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:09 am  

Monday, 17 June 2019

Kingston Council has announced plans to install more electric vehicle charging points

It’s part of their commitment to improve air quality in the borough.

There are currently 13 council charging points in the borough but it’s believed that over the next 3 years more than 100 will be installed.

The council also announced plans to increase the number of safe cycle lanes in Kingston and plant 2,000 extra trees by 2022.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:07 pm  

CCTV images have been released of a group of men police would like to speak to in connection with an attempted robbery in Egham



It happened on the 30th of May in School Lane when a man in his 30s was approached by a number of men between 5.15 and 5.45pm.

They attempted to steal the victim’s cap and phone but he managed to keep hold of his belongings and called the police once he was on the train.

Surrey police are urging anyone who may have any information to contact them on 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:00 pm  

Richmond Council will now host two meetings about Hammersmith Bridge on Wednesday instead of one

The authority has seen huge demand from people wanting to attend.

The Victorian bridge has been closed since April the 10th over safety concerns.

The meetings are a chance for people on the Richmond side to voice their concerns and ask questions to council and TfL reps.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:09 pm  

Chancellor issues warning to remaining candidates in the Tory leadership race

The Chancellor has issued a warning to the six remaining candidates in the Tory leadership race.



Philip Hammond made the comments in a Q and A with journalists.

The MP for Runnymede and Weybridge went on to say only Rory Stewart has signed up to a fiscal pledge to keep national debt falling every year.

Tomorrow is the second round of voting by Conservative MPs on who they want to be the next Prime Minister
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:16 pm  

Kensington and Chelsea council are removing all 700 parking meters from the borough, replacing them with a mobile payment method

The provider, PayByPhone, say that they will donate 70 new trees to Central London, and a similar number for the Brazilian Rainforest.

The council also says it’ll mean workers won’t have to drive thousands of miles a year to collect the cash.

Councillor Cem Kemahli called those “huge steps forward” in their efforts to make the borough carbon neutral.

However, around 200,000 acres of the Amazon are destroyed every day.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:34 pm  

Theresa May has been speaking today at Southfields Academy in Wandsworth.

She wants to make sure all new teachers have the skills to identity the signs of mental health before they become critical.

Her speech has been welcomed by campaigners.

Charities like the NSPCC and Young Minds still feel that more needs to be done.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:38 pm  

Five days of strikes on South Western Railway are beginning tomorrow

It’s part of a row over the role of guards on trains.

The RMT Union says that the company are “dragging their heels” in talks, and they were left with no choice.

We’ll have a full travel update in twenty minutes.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:51 pm  

Derby owner Mel Morris says they want to keep manager Frank Lampard at the club for the "long term" - amid interest from Chelsea.

The former England midfielder is the favourite to succeed Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge - following his departure to Juventus

The Londoners are yet to make an approach to Derby for Lampard.

Ex-Chelsea defender Frank Sinclair says , it would be a big leap for him.



posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:37 pm  

A man from Mitcham has been jailed for his part in a £200,000 drugs operation

32 year old Frank Thomas was deemed to be a leader of the group, along with 28 year old Taylor Deacon from Caterham.

They were arrested last year during a search of a cannabis factory in Coulsdon.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:55 pm  

England batsman Jason Roy has been ruled out of their next two group matches at the Cricket World Cup

The Surrey county player tore a hamstring in Friday's win over the West Indies - and will miss upcoming fixtures with Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.

Captain Eoin Morgan's back injury will be assessed ahead of tomorrow's meeting with the Afghans at Old Trafford.

Meanwhile, fast bowler Liam Plunkett didn't train today due to a virus - but should be available for selection.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:04 pm  

Another person has been arrested following the fatal stabbing of a teenager in Tooting

The 20 year old was taken into custody this morning.

Two others have been charged with the murder, and four others released under investigation.

The 18 year old was found dead on Deeside Road on Friday afternoon.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:12 am  

5 days of strike action are due to start on South Western Railway tomorrow

It has been called by the RMT union in a row over the role of guards on trains.

Services in and out of Waterloo will be affected with rail replacement services scheduled.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:40 am  

Surrey Cricket League: St Lukes regain top flight lead

St Lukes are back on top of the Surrey Cricket League’s Premier Division this morning following their 31 run win over Balham and Tooting on the weekend.

Sujay Raman took 6 for 36 and Rohit Sharma took six catches behind the stumps to set up the win for St Lukes in Raynes Park.

Srikanta Sharma bagged 7 for 22 to lead Sutton Challengers to a resounding 162 run win over Osterley 2000.

Ploughmans beat Croydon by seven wickets in their top of Division One clash at the Dulwich Sports Ground.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:11 am  

Richmond's lock and weir to get facelift

Work will start to upgrade Richmond’s historic lock and weir next week.

The facelift is part of a project costing half a million pounds and is due to finish in November.

The lock will be temporarily closed off to the public while the work by the Port of London Authority is carried out.

The project will use around 3,500 litres of paint carefully sourced to meet English Heritage specifications.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:09 am  

Family of murdered Coulsdon student say Knox's presence at justice conference inappropriate

The lawyer for the family of murdered Coulsdon student Meredith Kercher has criticised Amanda Knox’s participation in an Italian conference on justice.

Knox spoke at the Criminal Justice Festival at the University of Modena on Saturday.

The family described Knox’s invitation to speak at the event as “inappropriate.”

The American exchange student, who became the focus of a sensational murder case, was acquitted in the killing of her British roommate in 2007.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:35 am  

Murray makes tennis return in West Kensington

Andy Murray says his hip operation has been "life changing".

He's returning to tennis action at Queen's club this week in the men's doubles alongside Spaniard Feliciano Lopez.

Their campaign begins tomorrow in West Kensington and it'll be his first competitive game since January - but the former singles world number one isn’t overly optimistic, despite feeling much better.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:45 am  

Toxic air levels in Merton reduced

According to government body Public Health England the risk of dying from long-term exposure to London’s toxic air has risen for a second year running.

The rate of fatalities linked to breathing in killer particles went up from 6.4% to 6.5% in 2017.

Across London’s 33 local authority areas the fatality rate rose in 24, stayed the same in 8 and fell slightly in just one, Merton.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:08 am  

Sunday, 16 June 2019

Teenagers charged in Tooting

Police investigating the murder of an 18 year old in Tooting have charged two teenagers.

Emergency services were called to Deeside road at around half-4 on Friday afternoon to reports of a stabbing.

The victim died at the scene a short time after.

The 17 year old boy from Merton and 18 year old man from Wandsworth are due in court tomorrow.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:43 pm  

England take on the Rest of the World in Chelsea

England have been in action against the Rest of the World for Soccer Aid at Stanford Bridge.

Celebrities and former players donned their football shirts and locked horns for charity.

Sprinting icon Usain Bolt and British superstar Sir Mo Farah ware captain each team.

It went the way all the way to penalties with England losing to the Rest of the World 3 goals to 1.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:27 pm  

Police patrols are stepped up

Police patrols have been stepped up in London following three serious incidents of violence.

It comes after eleven people have been arrested following three murders across Wandsworth, Greenwich and Tower Hamlets.

So far two people have been charged.

Additional patrols are being conducted and officers will be on hand in the area to speak with local residents as the investigations

continue.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:51 pm  

A carer from Claygate has won a national award

24 year old Amy Blake looks after her mum and three siblings, while also raising money for Alzheimer’s research and getting a degree.

Her mother Jane nominated her, saying without her “we really wouldn’t have coped”.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:23 pm  

It’s been nearly six weeks since a dad-to-be from Hounslow was reported missing

27-year-old Shah Khan who lives with his parents and three siblings was last seen on May 7.

A £20,000 reward is being offered to anyone who has information on the whereabouts of the former Heathrow Airport worker.

An image of what is believed to be Shah's car was previously released, but it hasn’t been traced since the day he went missing.

The white Audi Q3 was captured on CCTV travelling south on Hanworth Road, towards Whitton Road at around 3.17pm.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:20 pm  

Increased police are patrolling the streets following incidents of violence in London – with two teens having been charged for the fatal stabbing of an 18 year old in Tooting

Seventeen people were arrested in relation to incidents across the capital this weekend.

An incident room is open under the Homicide and Major Crime Command as enquiries continue.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:17 pm  

LATEST: Italian champions Juventus have confirmed Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri will become their new coach

The west London club have thanked him for winning the Europa League, guiding them to the League Cup final and a third-place finish in the Premier League.

Former Chelsea boss Ruud Gullit has since spoken out about how he was under-appreciated at the club.



posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:11 pm  

A Hammersmith horticultural charity has launched a fundraiser to help modernise their greenhouses

Hammersmith Community Gardens Association received an award last year for its work in Ravenscourt Park.

However their Greenhouses were built in the 1960s and desperately need modernising as they can get too cold to use in winter.

The charity offers classes for people with disabilities and to anyone keen on becoming more green fingered.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:14 pm  

Dominic Raab thinks his party will "be toast" if it doesn't deliver Brexit by the end of October

The MP for Esher and Walton also defended refusal to rule out suspending Parliament.

He might do that in order to ensure MPs could not block Brexit.

But the Tory leadership candidate’s colleague Amber Rudd isn't impressed with that idea.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:28 pm  

Juventus have confirmed Maurizio Sarri has left Chelsea to become their new coach

The two clubs have reportedly reached an agreement for the early termination of the boss’ contract which had two years left to run.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:19 pm  

The climate activism network Extinction Rebellion has postponed a plan to shut down Heathrow

From Tuesday, the eco-movement had been planning to use drones to ground flights over June and July.

But they have now said it will not be carrying out its actions over the summer.

On Friday the police warned protestors that use of an unmanned aerial vehicle to disrupt flights could lead to a life sentence.

The climate group argue that a planned third runway would cause further damage to the Earth's climate.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:28 pm  

Britain's three-time grand slam Wimbledon star Andy Murray is making a comeback in the doubles of the Queen's Club Championship next week

He'll be partnering Spain’s Feliciano Lopez after suffering a career-threatening hip injury.

Cilic - who's the singles champion at Queen's - is pleased the former world number one is returning to the game.

According to sources, the 32-year-old is keen to get his ‘competitive juices flowing’ before taking on singles by the end of the year.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:08 pm  

MP for Esher and Walton Dominic Raab insists he is getting more backing in the Conservative leadership race.

Boris Johnson was the clear winner in the first round of voting, and Esther Mcvey has now thrown her weight behind him.

Meanwhile Tobias Ellwood's backing Rory Stewart.

But Mr Raab, who is a former Brexit secretary, is in a positive mood.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:00 pm  

Two teenagers have been charged with the murder of an 18 year old in Tooting.

Emergency services were called to Deeside road at around half-4 on Friday afternoon to reports of a stabbing.

The victim died at the scene a short time after.

The 17 year old boy from Merton and 18 year old man from Wandsworth are due in court tomorrow.

Four others, aged between 16 and 19, have been released under investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:00 pm  

Chuka Umunna has been appointed Treasury and business spokesman for the Liberal Democrats.

The former Labour politician joined the party on Thursday, having left Change UK the week before.

The MP for Streatham ruled out holding a by-election, saying that his constituents are happy with his anti-Brexit stance.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:00 am  

Pioneering software which will improve the use of X-ray, CT and MRI scans, has been rolled out at Chelsea and Westminster hospitals.

Six NHS Trusts in all have invested in the £5.7 million technology.

It will allow clinicians working at each of the sites to share images, so they can work more closely with a speedier outcome for the patient.

Chelsea and Westminster says that while images can already be shared, the current system is difficult to use and transfers only partial information.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:06 am  

Today marks the end of Men’s Health Week.

Over that time, they’ve been encouraged to learn their “key numbers.”

This is 150 minutes of physical activity a week, and that a 37 inch waist or above can cause health risks.

Richmond Councillor Piers Allen chairs the council’s Health board.

He’s recommending the NHS Couch to 5k challenge, which helped him be more active.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:09 am  

Kensington and Chelsea Council oppose cycle lane

Kensington and Chelsea Council says it doesn’t support plans for a controversial £42 million cycle lane through Notting Hill and Holland Park.

It’s asking Transport for London to reconsider.

Hundreds of residents have expressed concern over its impact on business and traffic.

London’s Walking and Cycling Commissioner Dr Will Norman says he’s disappointed by the council’s position.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:06 am  

Surrey residents recycle and save council money

An increase in food waste recycling by Surrey residents saved the council £310,000 last year.

The authority recommends using plastic bags multiple times to line food bins, rather than just using compostable ones.

It also says savings could increase to up to £3m if all food waste in Surrey was placed in food bins.

The council says it’s cheaper to recycle food waste then to dispose of it, so putting waste in your food bin can make a big difference.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:04 am  

Lampard is bookies favourite for Chelsea managers job

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard is the bookies favourite to take over as the new manager at the club.

It’s believed a deal’s been agreed for Maurizio Sarri to move to Italian champions Juventus.

Former manager Roberto Di Matteo isn't surprised they’re looking for a fourth boss in three years.

But he says despite the manager turn-over rate the club has still managed to be successful.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:36 am  

Umunna tipped for Twickenham seat

New Liberal Democrat MP Chuka Umunna is being tipped to inherit the seat of the party’s outgoing leader Sir Vince Cable.

Mr Umunna has switched from Change UK, the party he helped found after quitting Labour this year.

It’s believed the former shadow business secretary will be installed in the party’s grandee Twickenham constituency for the next election.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:35 am  

Saturday, 15 June 2019

Murder investigation launched in Wandsworth

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following a stabbing in Wandsworth.

Police were called to Deeside Road on the afternoon of Friday 14th of June following reports of a man stabbed.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:14 pm  

New wave of London stabbings

Police have made 14 arrests after five separate attacks in London left three men dead and three others injured in the space of 24 hours.

An 18-year-old man was stabbed to death at about quarter to five on Friday in Wandsworth.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:11 pm  

Kingston local plays rugby at 17,600ft!

A Kingston local has set a world record for the highest ever game of touch rugby!

Lesley Davies took part in a 7-a-side game at the base camp of Mount Everest, raising £400,000 for the Wooden Spoon Charity.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:12 pm  

Police are trying to find a member of the public who helped them with an arrest in Streatham.

Yesterday evening a female officer was assaulted and received cuts and bruises when she tried to detain a 15-year-old boy.

It was suspected that he and another teenager had stolen a moped.

A male civilian assisted and helped cuff the teen but left before his details could be taken.

He is “no way considered a suspect,” but the Met would like to speak to him as a witness.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:53 pm  

Police are appealing for help finding a woman who breached a non-molestation order.

It’s a type of injunction which bars someone from intimidating, harassing or pestering a person.

46-year-old Adama Dodson is known to frequent Kew and Richmond.

If you see her or have any information, call 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:58 pm  

The Kingston branch of Diabetes UK has won a top honour at the charity’s annual awards ceremony.

It received the Inspire Award for its work in the community and research towards helping those with the condition.

Kingston Hospital also received praise for its help with the programme as monthly meetings are hosted at its education centre.

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday and will be dealing with issues surrounding diabetes in pregnancy and sexual health.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:56 pm  

A man has been jailed for drug offences just two months after being released from prison.

24-year-old Ashrafur Rahman was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison after pleading guilty to being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs.

Mr Rahman was a passenger in a car which was stopped by police in Leatherhead on May 1.

He was already on licence after being sentenced to two years in August 2018 for perverting the course of justice.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:55 pm  

It might not be the first place you think of for relaxing, but mindfulness is being practised in Brompton Cemetery.

The NHS describes it as paying more attention to your own thoughts feelings and the world around you in order to improve your mental wellbeing.

Royal Parks, which manages the cemetery, says the free sessions will work well there because of the “serene surroundings.”
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:00 pm  

The MP for Tooting says her heart goes out to the family of a teenager who was killed in her constituency.

Emergency services were called to Deeside Road to reports of a stabbing at around half 4 yesterday afternoon.

The victim, believed to be in his late teens, died at the scene.

Dr Rosena Allin-Khan spoke to residents on the nearby Aboyne Estate at length.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:00 pm  

Mitcham residents have found themselves without gas and water this morning.

A bridge has collapsed on the A217 Bishopsford Road near the junction of Riverside Drive causing damage to a gas pipe and water main.

The utility companies have switched off supplies to the area.

Services are expected to be back on by this evening.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:58 pm  

A Detective Sergeant has been dismissed following a misconduct hearing.

Andrew Wickens was attached to the Met’s South Area Command Unit, which operates in Croydon and Sutton.

It was alleged that DS Wickens had behaved in a physically inappropriate manner towards a female colleague on two separate occasions.

Based on the evidence, a panel found him guilty of gross misconduct.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:00 pm  

Champions Franco Surrey Seamers will look to get their Surrey Cricket League Premier Division title defence back on track this afternoon when they host Surrey Warriors at Tolworth Court.

The Seamers lost last time out to St Lukes but have a game in hand.

There’s a top of the table clash in Division One when leaders Croydon take on second placed Ploughmans at the Dulwich Sports Ground.
All matches start at 1pm.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:00 am  

Wandsworth Council will be running two events next week as part of national clean air day.

Residents will be able to have a go at roller-racing, in which riders compete against each other on stationary bikes.

The council is also looking to improve air quality by getting cleaner buses and installing more car charging points.

If you’d like to join in, you can go to St George’s hospital on Monday or Southside Shopping Centre on Tuesday.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:00 am  

Men who open up about their gambling habits will get a free haircut at Sandown Park in Esher today.

Charity Gamble Aware’s “bet regret” barbershop is currently travelling the country.

92% of young men, the highest risk group for gambling addiction according to the charity, go to a barbers at least once a month.

‘Bet Regret’ is the feeling of remorse when an impulsive bet is made, particularly when chasing losses, drunk or bored.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:09 am  

Young people in Hounslow are being urged to volunteer with the council’s Youth Offending Service.

People over 18 are being asked if they’d consider representing vulnerable youngsters at Referral Order community panel meetings.

Referral Orders are given to most 10 to 17 year olds pleading guilty for the first time in court.

Full training is provided, with the authority saying all you need is “common sense and a positive outlook on life and young people.”

After training, volunteers need to be available for panel meetings usually twice a month.

Expenses are provided to help cover the costs of childcare and travel.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:00 am  

Chelsea coach Carlo Cudicini says he won't leave with manager Maurizio Sarri.

It's understood the Premier League club have agreed compensation for Sarri to leave West London to take up the Juventus job.

Derby boss - and Chelsea legend - Frank Lampard has been heavily linked with taking over from the Italian.

Cudicini says he's keen to stay.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:10 am  

A Battersea murder is linked to a rape investigation.

A 24-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl have been arrested on suspicion of murder, after a man's death was linked to an earlier rape inquiry.

43 year old Adrian Murphy was discovered in Battersea on the 4 June but a post-mortem failed to determine how he died.

Police have linked it to a rape allegation where a man was drugged and his flat ransacked.

The male suspect has been bailed and will have to attend a police station at a later date. The teenage girl has been released but is still under investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:33 am  

Photo of suspects is released in a Waterloo station robbery.


Detectives investigating a violent robbery at London Waterloo station have released CCTV images of two men they wish to speak to.

On 24th March a man was assaulted and had items of personal belongings taken from him.

The two suspects then ran off towards Waterloo Bridge and the IMAX.

If you have information about this incident, you can contact British Transport Police by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 1900024073. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:34 am  

Friday, 14 June 2019

A council tax scam is doing the rounds in Wandsworth.

The authority is warning residents to be on the lookout for the fraudsters who claim to be able to secure them a refund.

They then steal your personal information and bank details.

Conmen are contacting residents by text, email and phone.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:43 pm  

A man believed to be in his late teens has been stabbed to death.

Officers were called to Deeside Road in Earlsfield this afternoon and found the victim in a critical condition but he died at the scene.

Six males have been arrested on suspicion of murder and taken to separate police stations for questioning.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:05 pm  

Fire broke out in a flat in Croydon earlier.

Part of a four-roomed flat on the first floor of a four-storey block in Coombe Road was damaged by the blaze.

There were no reports of any injuries.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:06 pm  

Apprentices working at Croydon Council are now being paid the London Living Wage.

It means they’re receiving at least £10.55 an hour.

It’s part of the council’s own “100 in 100 campaign,” which aims to fill 100 apprenticeship vacancies in 100 days.

The authority says the campaign gives employers the opportunity to increase productivity and reduce training and recruitment costs.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:05 pm  

A 22 year old from Putney is trying to end the stigma associated with mental health problems in boys and men.

Kyle Stanger has launched “Boys Get sad Too.”

He says growing up around people who had mental health struggles made him feel helpless.

Kyle also says we can all help by giving up our stereotypical views of men.

To find out more, go to www.boysgetsadtoo.com

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:08 pm  

Boris Johnson says he will take part in a TV debate with his Tory leadership rivals.

It appears he won't be involved in the first one on Sunday, but has signed up to one on Tuesday after MPs vote for a second time.

There are now six Tories in the running, after Health Secretary Matt Hancock dropped out.

They include Esher and Walton MP Dominic Rabb and Rory Stewart.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:57 pm  

Strike action will go ahead on South Western Railway next week.

5 days of walkouts are scheduled to start on Tuesday.

They have been organised by the RMT union.

SWR said this afternoon that planned talks to avert the strike have been refused by the union.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:49 pm  

A man and a teenager have been arrested over the suspicious death of a man in Battersea, which police say is linked to an alleged rape.

43 year old Adrian Murphy was found dead at a block of flats last week.

Officers are connecting his death to a sexual assault in Walthamstow days before.

The 24 year-old man has been bailed, and the 17 year-old girl has been released under investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:00 pm  

Chelsea have reportedly agreed compensation for Maurizio Sarri to take over as the Italian club's new manager.

It's understood they'll receive £5-million pounds for Sarri, who led the Londoners to the Europa League in his first season in charge.

Reporter Kaveh Solhekol says it could open up a return to Stamford Bridge for Frank Lampard.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:30 pm  

Over 15 tonnes of rubbish has been cleared from a single street in Stanwell.

A team of officers from Spelthorne Council, A2Dominion and Heathrow Rangers spent a week revitalising Viola Avenue.

One resident commented she had placed a single mattress outside her house for collection, only to find three more next to it in the morning.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:59 pm  

The Met Police is asking Extinction Rebellion protesters to ‘seriously reconsider’ shutting down Heathrow Airport on Tuesday.

It is believed the group will try and disrupt aircraft by flying drones over the runway.

Specialist police officers and equipment will be used to try and stop any drone activity.

These protests come as an escalation from the central London protests that happened in April.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:50 pm  

Norbiton based Fire Brigades' Union has warned no "significant" changes have been made in fire safety since #Grenfell

It's exactly two years since the blaze in west London, which killed 72 people.

More than 300 high rise blocks are still covered in flammable cladding.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:30 pm  

Hounslow has been granted a borough injunction against illegal traveller camps.

The authority has seen 38 over the past 18 months.

The High Court has granted a temporary Injunction Order of three months to stop illegal incursions on council-owned land.

The Order will enable the council and police to take immediate steps to move on or arrest those responsible for illegal incursions.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:00 pm  

Streatham MP Chuka Umunna's speech in full

Chuka Umunna says he was wrong to assume the public wanted a new centrist party, when he quit Labour to co-form Change UK.

The MP's now left that party too, and has joined the Liberal Democrats.

He's been explaining why.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:30 pm  

Detectives believe a suspicious death of a man in Battersea may be linked to a sexual assault in Walthamstow

43 year old Adrian Murphy was found dead at a block of flats in Lombard Road last Tuesday evening.

However, his death is now being linked to an incident on the 30th of May in North East London, where a man was drugged by a man he met online.

A teenage girl and a 24 year old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder and theft.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:59 pm  

Richmond's Civic Centre re-opens after nearby fire caused it to close


Pic credit: @Jackckckk

Firefighters have left the scene of a fire in Twickenham.

Richmond Road and York Street were closed off for a time after three cylinders in a nearby shed caught fire.



The council is advising people to avoid the area.

Stay tuned to Jackie for the latest news and travel.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:30 pm  

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is expected to be confirmed as the new Juventus manager today.

The Premier League club are believed to have agreed a deal with the Italian champions.

Chelsea are set to receive more than 5 million pounds in compensation as Sarri has only been at Stamford Bridge for one season.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:48 am  

A man has been charged with six offences relating to a racist incident on a bus in New Malden

Last Friday at 4.30pm, a man caught the 131 bus from Worple Road towards Kingston.

He was said to be racially abusive to passengers at the bus stop and on the bus, which lead to an altercation at Kingston Road.

If you have any information, contact police on 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:17 am  

It's believed Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri will be announced as the new Juventus manager within the next 24 hours

The Premier League club have reportedly agreed a deal in principle with the Italian champions.

Chelsea are set to receive more than five million pounds in compensation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:10 am  

The former Labour and Change UK MP, Chuka Umunna, is joining the Lib Dems

He previously described the party as untrustworthy - and said their policies, while in coalition with the Tories, were "utterly unforgivable”.

However, during the European elections, he called a pact with the also pro-remain Lib Dems “sensible”.

Leader Sir Vince Cable says he will be a “great asset" to the party.

In his Streatham constituency at the last general election, the Liberal Democrats came third, receiving only a tenth of the votes that Labour did.

Labour Party Chairman Ian Lavery says “"Three parties in as many months....who's next?” and called for a by-election.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:04 am  

Today marks two years since the Grenfell tower disaster

72 people died when fire broke out at the 24 storey tower in North Kensington in the early hours of June the 14th 2017.

More than 70 others were injured and 223 people escaped.

Today, the Norbiton based Fire Brigades Union is calling for
“heartfelt reflection and determined action.”

It says the blaze was “wholly preventable” and firefighters risked their own lives to save others in a fire nobody had planned for.

They are calling on the government to take immediate action.

The FBU says after two years, the Grenfell Tower Inquiry has delivered no answers.

It’s delivered a dire warning saying “as things stand, we risk sleepwalking into another catastrophic loss of life.”
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:21 am  

Chelsea to begin new season with tough assignment

Chelsea’s new manager will start the new Premier League season with a tough assignment at Manchester United on August 11th.

The Blues, who’ve begun their search for a successor to Juventus target Maurizio Sarri, visit Old Trafford in the standout game of the opening weekend of the 2019-20 season.

Crystal Palace begin their campaign at home to Everton.

The fixtures were announced yesterday.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:15 am  

Many questions remain two years after Grenfell Tower fire

The front of Ten Downing Street has been lit-up in green in tribute to the 72 victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.

It'll stay illuminated until dawn this morning - the two year anniversary of the disaster in west London.

A memorial service is also being held at the nearby St Helen's Church in North Kensington and wreaths will be laid by the tower block.

Karim Mussilhy is from Grenfell United, which represents some survivors and bereaved families, he says emotions are still raw.



Meanwhile on the eve of the tragedy campaigners beamed a warning on to a tower block near Grenfell Tower.

The words “two years after Grenfell, this block still has no sprinklers” were projected in green on to the side of Frinstead House a 20-storey block in Notting Hill.

Similar messages highlighting safety concerns were also projected on to tower blocks in Manchester and Newcastle.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:28 am  

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Eden Hazard has officially been unveiled as a Real Madrid player following his 130-million pound move from Chelsea

The Belgium captain was welcomed by thousands of fans at the Bernabeu.

Hazard says he's joined a "team of stars" - and hopes to "write another page in the history of the club".
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:59 pm  

Streatham MP Chuka Umunna joins the Lib Dems

The former Labour and Change UK MP, Chuka Umunna, is joining the Lib Dems.

Its leader Sir Vince Cable has called him a “formidable, serious political figure” who'd be a positive addition.

The MP for Streatham has quit two different parties this year - Labour in February, and then Change UK last week.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:00 pm  

A by-election is to take place in East Sheen to elect a new councillor after the death of Councillor Mona Adams

Adams, who had served as Lib Dem councillor for East Sheen since last year, died of lung cancer in May.

Residents have until the 2nd of July to register to vote for the election on the 18th of July.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:00 pm  

A man has been attacked and robbed in Addlestone

The victim in his 40s, had just left a pub in New Haw Road when he spotted a group of men standing in the road attempting to stop traffic.

He approached one of them to ask what they were doing and was pushed, kicked and punched, with paperwork taken from his bag.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident late last Friday night to come forward.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:06 pm  

UPDATE: Cigarette causes fire in Croydon

It’s believed a fire in Croydon yesterday was caused by a cigarette that wasn’t put out properly.

Part of a flat was damaged, but there were no reports of any injuries.

The brigade are warning people that cigarettes must be stubbed out properly into an ashtray.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:00 pm  

Two rough sleepers have been set on fire in Croydon

Two men were treated by ambulance crews for minor burns in Surrey Street and George Street in the early hours of Monday.

Sleeping bags or other property were also set alight.

A 22 year old man and a 17 year old woman were later arrested.

The woman was later released on bail until next month while the man was charged.

Detectives say they want any further victims and any witnesses to come forward.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:13 pm  

Kingston Hospital is one of the best hospitals in the country for treating cancer patients quickly.

According to BBC research, Kingston has treated patients within 62 days of them being referred over 95% of the time in the last year.

National guidelines say a hospital should start treatment after an urgent referral 85% of the time.

However, nearly three quarters of the hospitals the BBC investigated failed to do so.

Chelsea and Westminster and Epsom and St Helier hospitals were also top performers.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:00 pm  

Division One leaders Somerset bowled out Kent for just 59, as they sealed a 10 wicket victory in cricket's County Championship.

They now have a 26 point lead over second placed Hampshire.

Title holders Surrey remain without a win after their match with Yorkshire ended in a draw.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:30 pm  

Fire broke out at two houses in South Croydon earlier

Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters were called to a fire at two semi detached houses in Croham Valley Road.

Half of the roofs of two semi detached houses were damaged by fire.

One man was been treated at the scene for smoke inhalation by London Ambulance Service crews.

The Brigade was called at 11.36 and the fire was under control at 1.32.

Fire crews from Croydon, Mitcham, Addington, Purley, Norbury and Woodside fire stations attended the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:59 pm  

A charity is converting old double-decker buses into mobile facilities to help the homeless.

Buses 4 Homeless takes old vehicles that no longer comply with the new ULEZ and renovates them.

The buses are turned into shelters, soup kitchens and learning centres.

The charity operates from a bus garage in Thornton Heath but is appealing to find a permanent base for operations.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:27 pm  

Kingston Hospital is one of the best hospitals in the country for treating cancer patients quickly.

According to BBC research, Kingston has treated patients within 62 days of them being referred over 95% of the time in the last year.

National guidelines say a hospital should start treatment after an urgent referral 85% of the time.

However, nearly three quarters of the hospitals the BBC investigated failed to do so.

Chelsea and Westminster and Epsom and St Helier hospitals were also top performers.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:00 pm  

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has reportedly moved out of his home in Cobham and sent his possessions back to Italy.

MailOnline says that he’s taking the move ahead of his expected appointment to Juventus.

Among those rumoured to replace him are Frank Lampard, and outgoing Juve boss Massimiliano Allegri.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:42 pm  

"Speedboat killer" Jack Shepherd appears in court to appeal his manslaughter sentence

The man convicted of killing a 24-year-old woman in a speedboat crash in the River Thames is appealing his conviction.

31 year old Jack Shepherd fled the country before his trial but was found guilty of Charlotte Brown's manslaughter near Wandsworth Bridge in 2015.

He was jailed for six years but his case is being reheard this afternoon.

Crime correspondent, Martin Brunt, is at the Court of Appeal.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:30 pm  

The Lib Dem candidate for London Mayor has warned that knife crime won’t be solved until the underlying causes are addressed.

Siobhan Benita, who lives in New Malden, believes government cuts to youth services and schools are to blame for the problem.

Knife related offences in London rose by 60% from 2013 according to the Ministry of Justice.

Benita is also part of a government Youth Violence Commission which is trying to find solutions to tackle knife crime.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:59 pm  

Shooting Star Chase children’s hospices say they’re having to cut certain services because of a lack of funding.

It costs £11 million every year to keep the two sites in Hampton and Guildford open.

Less than 10% of that comes from Government funding, despite adult hospices receiving around 30%

Chief Executive Nigel Harding says he hopes the current cuts will be temporary.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:30 pm  

Epsom's MP explains why he is team Back Boris in the Tory leadership race

Boris Johnson has eased into the second ballot for Tory leadership after receiving 114 votes from fellow Conservatives.

That’s more than 70 votes more than the next candidate through, Jeremy Hunt, who received 43 votes.

Three candidates have been ruled out of the race after failing to secure the necessary 17 votes.

They are Mark Harper, Esther McVey and Andrea Leadsom.

One of the few Tory MPs who hasn’t entered the race is Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

The MP for Epsom is backing Boris



Other names through to the second ballot include Esher and Walton MP Dominic Raab with 27 votes, Sajid Javid with 23 and Rory Stewart with 19.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:44 pm  

The third annual Be Dog Smart Week has ended

Created by animal welfare charity Dogs Trust, its aim is to educate children on how to understand and behave around their pets.

10,000 workshops have taken place in schools across the UK, reaching over 300,000 youngsters.

Education officer Kelly Craig is responsible for delivering the workshops across South West London.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:30 pm  

A small band of walkers have staged their own charity walk after they were unable to take part in the one they wanted to.

Staff and residents at Ashton Lodge Nursing Home in Sunbury donned their trainers and set off on a 4.7-mile stroll last week.

They raised over £1,000 which they then presented to the Princess Alice Hospice in Esher.

They had originally wanted to take part in the hospice’s annual Towpath Trundle in May, but logistics made it too difficult.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:45 pm  

There are calls for an investigation into the operations and financing of Thames Water, after their Hampton pumping station went down yesterday

Twickenham MP Sir Vince Cable says they have “big dividends” and “big debts”.

Water outages meant that schools and businesses were forced to close across South West London.

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says he’s liaising with emergency services to help affected residents.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:45 am  

A small band of walkers have staged their own charity walk after they were unable to take part in the one they wanted to

Staff and residents at Ashton Lodge Nursing Home in Sunbury donned their trainers and set off on a 4.7-mile stroll last week.

They raised over £1,000 which they then presented to the Princess Alice Hospice in Esher.

They had originally wanted to take part in the hospice’s annual Towpath Trundle in May, but logistics made it too difficult.



posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:20 am  

A 66 year old murderer is still being hunted after breaching the terms of his licence



Joseph Bagley was jailed in 1978 for killing a taxi driver, and went missing last month when he was released under supervision.

Surrey Police have released a collage of pictures of what he might look like if he changed his appearance.

DI Mark Parry says “I believe that he could lash out if he feels threatened”, and warned people not to approach him.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:05 am  

Only 10% of MPs contacted by Shooting Star Chase have responded to the charity’s request for help

Chief Executive of the Hampton and Guilford based children’s hospices, Nick Harding, wrote to around 40.

Esher and Walton’s MP and Tory leadership candidate Dominic Raab is one of those yet to reply.

Nick says he desperately needs MPs’ support to get extra funding.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:09 am  

Water supply has been partly restored, after the Hampton pumping station went down yesterday

Work has been going on overnight to fix a burst pipe that caused outages across the area.

There’s still low pressure in many areas though, and bottled water is still available.

Shops ran out of bottles yesterday as people started panic-buying.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan called it “unacceptable”, and Thames Water have apologised.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:51 am  

Cambodia’s first kindergarten school has opened, thanks to Pingu

It was given the go ahead after Kingston University partnered up with pre-school education provider Pingu’s English.

Lessons at the school will be based on a curriculum developed by Kingston University’s School of Education.

Pingu’s English, established in 2007, is centred on the Antarctic adventures of children’s TV character Pingu.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:07 am  

Man convicted of manslaughter in Wandsworth Speedboat crash seeks appeal

The man convicted of killing a 24-year-old woman in a speedboat crash in the River Thames is appealing his conviction.

31 year old Jack Shepherd fled the country before his trial but was found guilty of Charlotte Brown's manslaughter near Wandsworth

Bridge in 2015.

He was jailed for six years but his case is set to be heard at the Court of Appeal.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:16 am  

Former Wimbledon Tennis Champion hopes to return to singles this year

Andy Murray says he hopes to return to play singles tennis before the end of the year.

But the former world number one, who had hip resurfacing surgery in January, doesn't think he'll be ready in time for the US Open.

Murray is due to take part in the doubles at the Queen's Club Championships next week.

Wimbledon starts on July the 1st.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:39 am  

Fire at a flat in Croydon

Around 25 firefighters were called to a fire at a flat in Croydon on Wednesday afternoon.

Part of a five-roomed flat on the second floor of a three-storey block was damaged by the fire on Longheath Gardens.

There were no reports of any injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:36 am  

Police Investigation in Thornton Health makes progress

Police investigating a stabbing in Thornton Heath last December have arrested and charged a man.

19 year old Bekim Maci from Mitcham was arrested on Tuesday for the stabbing of another man at an Esso garage in Thornton Heath.

Mr Maci was also charged with two separate offences and failing to appear in court.

He appeared at Croydon Magistrates Court on Wednesday.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:33 am  

A new Youth Zone gets approval in Hammersmith and Fulham

A new Youth Zone for young people in White City has been given the go-ahead by Hammersmith & Fulham Council.

WEST will be funded by developers.

It’s part of the council’s £65m Education City development, which is aiming to give youngsters in White City a better start in life.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:15 am  

Plans to tackle homelessness takes shape in Hounslow

The amount of households living in temporary accommodation in Hounslow has dropped by 40% over the past 5 years.

The council has now agreed a new package of measures which will continue to tackle and prevent homelessness.

The plan includes a commitment to build 1,000 new homes through its own house building programme.

The authority is also working closer with key partners such as hospitals, job centres and the care system to help people find work.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:13 am  

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