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Sunday, 16 December 2018

Man charged with murder to appear at Croydon Magistrates' Court tomorrow


A man's been charged with murder, after a fatal stabbing in south-east London.

18 year-old Jay Sewell was attacked in Lee in Greenwich on Tuesday, and later died.

A 25 year-old man's appearing in Croydon Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

Eight other people have also been arrested, they've all been released under investigation, except one man who's been bailed.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:30 am  

The Duchess of Sussex is coming to Twickenham next week

The Duchess of Sussex will visit Twickenham on Tuesday.

Meghan will head to Brinsworth House, a care home for retired entertainers.

It’ll be a solo engagement for the 37 year old.

The home provides assistance to 36 residents who have worked professionally in the industry and are in need of help and assistance.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:00 am  

Croydon Council is encouraging residents to drink safely over Christmas

A new Christmas campaign is encouraging people in Croydon to be safe and drink sensibly during the festive period.

Eat, Pace, Plan is to help people to look after themselves by eating well before they go out, pacing themselves if drinking alcohol and making plans for their journey home.

Last December 5,526 incidents the London Ambulance Service attended were alcohol related.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:30 am  

Tooting building given special status



Wandsworth council is giving residents more of a say in the future of one of Tooting’s historic buildings.

Gardener’s Lodge has been named an Asset of Community Value (or ACV) to reflect its contribution to the social history of the borough.

The Grade II listed building on Tooting Bec Road is one of the area’s oldest buildings, dating back to the 19th century.

Now that’s an ACV, if the building goes up for sale, the local community will be allowed a six month window to raise funds and buy it.

The lodge has been vacant since 2010, having previously been used as a garden centre.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:10 am  

Croydon's annual HIV campaign is a success

Croydon’s annual HIV Testing Week campaign has been a success with almost 1200 additional people being tested for the virus.

It’s beaten last year’s total with help from more than 100 trained volunteers including college students and council staff signposting people to get tested.

Testing venues included Croydon University Hospital , local pharmacies , the CVA Resource Centre and the health hub.

The campaign’s key message was that anyone could get tested at any time of the year and is available at a number of venues.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:43 am  

Police appeal for witnesses in Leatherhead

Officers are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision on the M25.

It happened at around 4.14pm on Saturday on the clockwise carriageway between junctions 8 at Reigate and 9 at Leatherhead and involved a collision between a Volkswagen Passat and BMW.

The driver of the Passat, a man in his 60s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries, while the driver of the BMW, also a man, is in hospital with minor injuries.

Officers are appealing for anyone who saw the collision to contact Surrey Police on 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:44 am  

Saturday, 15 December 2018

Harlequins win in European Challenge Cup
Harlequins have moved back to the top of the European Challenge Cup Pool 5.

They beat nearest rivals Benetton 20-9 at the Stoop in Twickenham.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:39 pm  

Drop zone still a threat to Fulham

In the Premier League Manchester City moved back to the top of the standings following a 3-1 win over Everton.

Crystal Palace were 1-nil winners over Leicester at Selhurst Park.

Another tough day for Fulham they stay rooted to the bottom after going down 2-nil to West Ham at Craven Cottage.

Boss Claudio Ranieri says his players tried their best.



In the Championship QPR beat Middlesbrough 2-1 at Loftus Road to move to with 5 points of the play-off places.

Brentford lost 2-nil at Hull.

AFC Wimbledon slipped to the bottom of League One after a 2-nil loss at London rivals Charlton.

Both teams had a man set off.

In the National League South Hampton & Richmond Borough kept their promotion hopes alive with a 2-1 win over Welling at the Beveree Stadium.

Kingstonian’s good season in the Ryman League continued with a convincing 4-1 win over Bognor Regis at the King George’s Field in Tolworth.

In the FA Trophy Sutton lost 2-1 at Bromley while Woking drew 1-all at home to Maidstone.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:22 pm  

Richmond Council is asking residents for views on a proposal to implement a 20mph speed limit.

The limit would apply throughout the borough except on the A316 and A205.

Consultation is via the council’s website and ends on 21st December.

The council seeks to improve air quality and reduce accidents.

Critics say it would achieve neither, as it would increase the number of cars on the roads at any one time, and the police would not enforce it.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:49 pm  

Surrey Police have been giving out more details of their Christmas anti-drink/drug drive campaign.

They are now out on the roads in force proactively seeking drink and drug drivers.

The police can carry out up to three types of test on someone they suspect of driving if:

- they think you’ve been drinking or using drugs;
- you’ve committed a traffic offence or;
- you’ve been involved in a road traffic accident.

The three tests are a breath test, a drugs wipe and a field impairment test.

If you refuse to take any of the tests, you can be arrested.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:02 pm  

There’s plenty of local interest in the football programme this weekend.

Bottom-of-the table Fulham entertain West Ham while fellow strugglers Crystal Palace travel to Leicester in the Premiership this afternoon.

Chelsea are at Brighton tomorrow, knowing only a win will guarantee their top-four place.

In the Championship this afternoon, Brentford are away at Hull while QPR host Middlesbrough, and in League 1, Wimbledon play at Charlton.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:52 pm  

Police have authorised a dispersal zone in Hounslow this weekend.

The zone was put in place at 11:30pm last night, and will be effective until 11:30pm tomorrow.

It’s been implemented at the Montague Road Car Park to prevent anti-social behaviour and violence with injury.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:52 pm  

Police are looking for a man following a burglary in Esher in September.



The man they’re searching for is 36-year-old Ioan Simon from Romania.

He’s 5ft 5 inches tall, of slim build, and has short black hair and brown eyes.

He has a tattoo of a woman on his left arm and one of a skeleton on his right.

Anyone with information should call 101.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:00 pm  

Swimmers are braving the cold weather today at Brockwell Lido

They’re taking part in a charity swim for Crisis, a London based national homelessness charity.

The charity’s aim is to give homeless people warmth, comfort, advice and access to year-round services to help them leave homelessness behind.

The swim is one of several ‘Icebreaker’ events taking place over Christmas, with Tooting Bec Lido holding one in January.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:00 pm  

Three schools in Richmond have been handed prestigious awards

The school champion awards are part of Transport for London’s STARS schools’ initiative.

The aim is to inspire young Londoners to travel sustainably, actively, responsibly and safely.

Turing House picked up the accolade for cycling and Deer Park Primary was recognised for its walking initiatives.

TfL also presented the award for School Travel Champion to St Elizabeth’s Catholic Primary School.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:23 am  

A pub in Clapham has been denied permission by Wandsworth council to rebrand itself

The Alchemist, a Victorian-era pub in Clapham Junction, was knocked down without permission in 2015.

It’s being rebuilt brick-by-brick.

The council wants to ensure that public houses are protected.

Recent figures show the borough’s lost far fewer pubs than neighbouring ones, with Richmond and Hammersmith & Fulham topping the chart.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:25 am  

Some famous faces paid a visit to Tadworth's The Children's Trust

The Children’s Trust in Tadworth received some very special visitors this week... Fulham FC.

The players were first to hear the charity’s single ‘Are You Ready for Christmas?’

It’s been created by eight youngsters with complex education, therapy and care needs.

Charity Chief Executive Dalton Leong says the children were involved every step of the way.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:21 am  

Hounslow council says it is actively helping people sleeping rough in the borough

Measures include getting homeless people in to shelters and trying to engage with those who have declined help in the past.

Temperatures across some of the country are due to hit zero this weekend.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:39 am  

There's more time to have a say about Epsom's future.

A consultation for the future of Epsom and Ewell has had such a successful response that it’s being extended so that more people can take part.

More than 32 hundred residents, visitors and businesses have taken part in Future 40, which is a project to develop a long term vision for the area.

The deadline for completing the first stage survey is now the 21st of January.

People can share their views online at future40.org.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:15 am  

Hounslow social workers help Santa

Social workers in Hounslow will be out on the road this week playing Santa to children in care.

Working with the Met Police’s Christmas Tree Appeal, the Council has collected 260 presents for children who might not otherwise receive anything on Christmas day.

The social workers will be travelling throughout the borough and as far away as Manchester to make their deliveries.

Last year across London, the Met Police received more than 19 thousand donations for children in the Christmas appeal.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:12 am  

Friday, 14 December 2018

It’s been revealed there were 90 Excess Winter Deaths in Wandsworth during 2016/17.

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics for 2017/18 show there was an increase of 23 percent in deaths across London amounting to over 4000 people.

The majority of Excess Winter Deaths are related to respiratory diseases with fuel poverty and cold homes shown as underlying factors.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:12 pm  

The number of pubs in Kingston has fallen by 37 percent since 2001, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.

The original number of 95 establishments in 2001 has dropped to just 60 this year.

Across the country nearly 25 percent of pubs have disappeared since 2008, particularly in small rural areas, where they play a vital source of community engagement.

It’s thought one cause of the issue relates to increases in prices.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:09 pm  

Today is Christmas Jumper Day.

People across the country are wearing them in support of charity Save the Children.

It provides food, healthcare and education to millions of youngsters worldwide.

Angela from Whichcraft in Cheam says the fun of wearing them is what brings people together.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:08 pm  

Croydon has been named as one of the capital’s first Creative Enterprise Zones.

It’s one of six boroughs who’ve successfully bid for funding from the Mayor to develop as a CEZ.

It has been awarded a grant of £500,000 to enable the growth of arts through provision of space, skills and support.

In addition it will benefit from training and development for new creative businesses, bringing the total investment to over one million.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:08 pm  

Extra council officers are to patrol Wandsworth’s streets to try and stop people blocking pavements and driveways.

Nearly 900 on the spot fines have been issued to builders alone since April.

The council says property developers also often leave materials like bags of sand or cement on pavements.

Extra staff are now being employed to tackle the issues; inspectors will still issue on the spot fines.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:05 pm  

A 20 year old man killed in a collision in Sutton has been named



Jon Goudie from Southwark, died after the motorcycle he was riding was involved in a crash with a white van and parked vehicles.

It happened in Westmead Road eight days ago.

The 45-year-old van driver was arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drugs and causing death by careless driving.

He was taken into custody and has since been released under investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:00 pm  

A pub in Wimbledon is once again planning to serve a full Christmas dinner to lonely people

The Alex in Wimbledon Hill Road is aiming to serve over 100 people a turkey dinner with all the trimmings this year.

62 people were welcomed last year.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:49 pm  

A much loved golf club in Wimbledon is selling off its land to the All England Lawn Tennis Club

The club, which best known for hosting the annual tennis fortnight, made an offer of £65 million to buy Wimbledon Park golf club’s land.

The deal will be made final a week today, pending legal confirmation.

It means qualifying could start at the site in the next decade.

75% approval for the sale of land was needed from golf club members who held a secret ballot last night.

Wimbledon Park will continue to operate as a golf course until December 2021.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:30 pm  

People affected by a stroke will be taking part in a special charity walk in Bushy Park next Saturday

Walking Home for Christmas has been organised by The Rehab Practice in Teddington.

They'll be raising money for Help for Heroes and Walking with the Wounded.

Orlaith Sealy is a radiographer and the practice manager.

She tells us more about the practice and the challenge that's open to everyone.



To find out more about The Rehab Practice click here.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:40 pm  

A man involved in a crash on the M25 near Chertsey last night has died

Three cars were involved in a collision anti-clockwise between junctions 12 and 11 at around 11 o’clock.

The 36 year-old driver of a Honda was seriously injured and was taken to hospital, where he passed away early this morning.

His next of kin have been informed.

Three other people suffered minor injuries and were also taken to hospital.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:28 pm  

Two men have appeared in court after assaulting police officers in South Wimbledon



The pair were involved in an attack on two police officers who were carrying out a stop on a vehicle in Kingswood Road last month.

The three occupants ran off and the officers managed to detain one before two others returned and assaulted them.

20 year old Martin Payne from South Croydon pleaded guilty to one count of Actual Bodily Harm.

He also admitted driving without insurance and driving other than in accordance with a licence.

20 year old Kursan Euell from Catford pleaded guilty to two counts of ABH.

They will be sentenced in January.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:48 pm  

Jewish leaders have called claims of anti-semitic chanting by Chelsea fans during last night's Europa League game 'thoroughly depressing'

The songs, aimed at rivals Tottenham , were sung just days after alleged racist abuse suffered by Raheem Sterling.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:30 pm  

A man who climbed up a ride at Thorpe Park has been banned from entering every Merlin attraction across the UK

21 year old Ally Law from Southampton scaled Stealth, the 205 foot roller-coaster in July last year.

His actions have been called “a waste of police time and irresponsible.”

He’s also been handed an interim Criminal Behaviour Order from Surrey Police that applies across the country.

Merlin owns the likes of Chessington World of Adventures, Legoland and Madame Tussaud's.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:30 pm  

A man is in a serious condition after a crash on the M25 last night

Three cars were involved in a collision anti-clockwise at junction 12 at around 11 o’clock.

Three other people suffered minor injuries and investigations are continuing.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:30 pm  

The MP for Sutton and Cheam Paul Scully believes the Prime Minister is the right person to deliver Brexit.

The MP for Sutton and Cheam Paul Scully believes the Prime Minister is the right person to deliver Brexit.

He also says the deal she has formed is in the best interest of those in his constituency who voted out.



He also says this is not the time for a general election and this is just the beginning.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:26 am  

The MP for Carshalton and Wallington has criticised the Prime Ministers attempt to salvage her Brexit deal.

The MP for Carshalton and Wallington has criticised the Prime Ministers attempt to salvage her Brexit deal.

Tom Brake tweeted how she should have “saved her train fair to Brussels…as she was never going to get a major overhaul of her deal”

He went on to say “let alone get a brand spanking new one”.

The Lib Dems are still pushing for a People’s Vote and also reportedly want to halt the winter recess to have the commons vote on her deal.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:23 am  

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says he was pleased with his young side's character, despite a number of tactical mistakes in their final group game in the Europa League

They had already reached the last 32 of the competition before the 2-2 draw away to Hungarian side Vidi.

Striker Alvaro Morata went off in the second half with a knee injury.

But Sarri doesn't think it's too bad at this stage.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:53 am  

A double glazing window business in Chessington has become a victim of fraud.

Pro Fit Windows in Leatherhead Road has had its computer system hacked costing the company £3,600.

Fraudsters changed the details of an invoice which was paid by customers upfront before the windows were fitted.

Earlier we spoke to the manager Kevin about what people can do to deter fraudsters.



He also says how the company are fitting the windows of the couple who were victims of fraud for free.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:24 am  

The FIFA president says football is taking the fight against racism seriously.

The FIFA president says football is taking the fight against racism seriously.

Claims that anti-Semitic chants were sung by Chelsea fans at their game against Vidi last night are currently under investigation.

It comes 5 days after the clubs supporters were accused of racially abusing Raheem Sterling.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:29 am  

People in Spelthorne will be able to take part in a consultation concerning Heathrow.

The first will take place in the New Year and focus on airspace change and future expansion plans for the airport.

The second will concern how the council plans to manage the immediate effects of building the third runway

The first of these consultations will take place between the 8th of January and 4th of March 2019.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:16 am  

Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed a crash on the M25 last night

It happened at around 11 o'clock on the anti-clockwise stretch between junctions 12 to 11.

It involved a Mercedes, a Honda Jazz and a London taxi.

The driver of the Honda was seriously injured and was taken to hospital.

Three other people suffered minor injuries and investigations are continuing.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:06 am  

Epsom & Ewell Council engaging with rough sleepers
Epsom and Ewell Council says as the weather turns colder it is proactively and regularly engaging with rough sleepers in the borough.

The council’s housing team and East Surrey Outreach Service offer practical help in finding and securing accommodation for individuals as well as support in finding longer term solutions.

Members of the public who come across a rough sleeper and are concerned about their welfare can alert StreetLink at www.streetlink.org.uk.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:59 am  

Fulham face reduced capacity

Fulham’s 100-million pound redevelopment of its Riverside Stand will see the club playing two seasons with just three sides of Craven Cottage open.

Work is due to start at the end of this season and Fulham will have to do with a reduced capacity until it is complete.

The new two-tier stand will increase capacity from 25-thousand-700 to 30-thousand.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:14 am  

Thursday, 13 December 2018

Youth Takeover Challenge at Wandsworth Council

43 youngsters took over 30 senior council officers' jobs as part of the Takeover Challenge today.

The scheme is in its seventh year and is organised by the Children's Commissioner for England.

Many who took part said it was their first work experience opportunity.

They helped make decisions on key council functions and shaped services for young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

They also took control of the council’s twitter feed for the day.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:22 pm  

Wandsworth Council asks for residents' views on pubs

People in Wandsworth are being asked to give their views about pub opening times in the borough.

Over 1,000 businesses hold a licence to sell alcohol in the borough and nearly all are very close to residential housing.

Rule changes in 2005 mean they have been allowed to stay open for longer.

Those who want to comment have until February and can do so via the council’s website.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:08 pm  

Police attend incident at Chiswick Park Station

British Transport Police were called to Chiswick Park Station this evening following reports of a serious assault.

The incident took place just after 5pm.

London Ambulance Service was also on the scene, where they treated a man who was later taken to hospital.

The station has been reopened.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:15 pm  

Chelsea fans singing anti-Semitic chants have "shamed the club"

Chelsea Football Club says fans who sang an anti-Semitic chant at tonight’s match have “shamed the club”.

The offensive songs were directed at Tottenham fans during the team’s Europa League game against Mol Vidi, which they drew 2-2.

It comes just days after four fans were suspended for racially abusing Raheem Sterling.

A spokesman for the club said racism and religious hatred “has no place at Chelsea”. UEFA will await the referee's report before deciding whether the governing body will take action.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:11 pm  

Calls for "further and drastic action" on London violence

The London Assembly’s Police and Crime Committee has called on the mayor to take “further and drastic action” to tackle violent crime.

Sadiq Khan has allocated £500,000 to his Violence Reduction Unit (VRU), which will concentrate on early interventions involving schools, healthcare professionals, councils and the police.

But the Police and Crime Committee says the VRU focuses too heavily on youth crime, when "the problem is much greater than that".

Killings in the capital are at their highest since 2008.

A fatal stabbing in Eltham on Tuesday brought this year’s count to 130.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:56 pm  

The Poppy Factory given Richmond's Freedom of the Borough award

The Poppy Factory has been awarded Richmond borough's highest honour.

It will receive the Freedom of the Borough award as part of the council's commemorations marking 100 years since the end of the First World War.

The charity has been helping veterans get back into work since it opened in 1922.

This summer it supported 1,000 people.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:05 pm  

New online resource for Wandsworth businesses

A new website has been launched for businesses in Wandsworth.

The site brings together information from a variety of sources about the economy, crime, population, health and social care and housing.

It is hoped the website will help local organisations better understand the people who live in the borough.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:04 pm  

Chelsea play Vidi in the Europa League tonight knowing they've already qualified for the knock out stages.

The same goes for Arsenal who host Qarabag.

But it's a crucial night for both Rangers and Celtic.

Rangers need to win at Rapid Vienna to reach the next round, while Celtic need a point at home to Salzburg to progress.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:00 pm  

Surrey’s chief constable is leaving the force to join the neighbouring Met Police

Nick Ephgrave has been appointed Assistant Commissioner and will take up the post in a few weeks’ time.

Deputy Chief Constable Gavin Stephens will assume the responsibilities of Temporary Chief Constable for the county.

A thorough selection process to appoint a new Chief Constable will then take place in due course.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:30 pm  

Brentford have appointed former captain Kevin O'Connor as assistant to head coach Thomas Frank

The 36-year-old made just over 500 appearances during a 16-year spell with the Bees.

Since his retirement, O'Connor had a spell in charge of the club's B team.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:28 pm  

A man has been stabbed in Egham

Police were called to a fracas at the Royal Holloway University this morning.

After bringing the situation under control, they received a call from the BP station in Egham Hill reporting a man had been stabbed.

The victim, who is not a student at the uni, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers have spent the day on campus to try and ascertain how the victim sustained his injuries.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:08 pm  

Love Actually’s Keira Knightley's received an OBE at Buckingham Palace today for her services to drama and charity

The actress from Teddington was named in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Director of the Royal Ballet, Kevin O'Hare, and singer Ms Dynamite have also been honoured in the ceremony conducted by the Prince of Wales.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:59 pm  

Hounslow council is in the process of removing a number of unwanted bikes from its streets

The creators of the electric assisted Lime hire bikes have been given permission to trial in neighbouring Ealing.

But a number of the bikes have been used and dropped off in Hounslow.

The council says it is monitoring the situation but will ask the operator to step in if abandonment continues.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:51 pm  

A man from Croydon who defrauded four elderly victims of more than £5,000 has been jailed



35 year old Paul Debenham was sentenced to three years.

The court heard how he had targeted the victims in their 80s and 90s and used their bank cards to steal money.

Debenham and other suspects phoned stating they were either from the bank or from fraud teams.

A short time after each of these phone calls were made, a courier would arrive at the victims’ front doors to collect their bank cards.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:00 pm  

Two fresh strikes have been called by workers on South Western Railway

Members of the RMT union will walk out for 24 hours on the 27th of December and again on New Year's Eve.

It's part of the long running dispute of the role of guards on trains.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:59 pm  

A special Christmas concert will be held in New Malden this afternoon

Residents at Devonshire Dementia Care Home will be joined for a festive sing-a-long by Singing for the Brain.

The musical group, run by the Alzheimer’s Society, has performed at Buckingham Palace.

Annar Mangalji is Director at the Devonshire.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:00 pm  

Woking Lions are appealing for help for their annual Christmas Day lunch

The charity club is putting on a turkey dinner with trimmings and a party at the Moorcroft Community Centre.

It’s in aid of elderly people that would usually be alone on Christmas Day.

They are looking for people to help in the kitchen preparing the meal and serving it to the guests.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:59 pm  

An unknown chemical substance spilled out on a road in Wimbledon this morning

The fire brigade was called just after half past eight to Durnsford Road.

No injuries were reported.

Investigations are continuing
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:04 pm  

A father from Weybridge is going to motorbike to Mount Etna next spring to raise awareness about little known Angelman Syndrome.

Xavier Lomas’s 18 month old son Henri suffers from the neurological condition which arises from a chromosome defect.

He’ll need care for life.

Xavier, who is taking part in the Angelman Rally with other bikers, tells Jackie News why they've chosen to bike from London to the well-known landmark in Italy.



To find out more about the rally and pledge your support, click here
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:41 am  

A 17 year old is missing from Croydon.



A 17 year old is missing from Croydon.

Mohammed Yaser has brown eyes and brown hair.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:04 am  

Heathrow could soon be better connected to the West.

Following a public consultation, it's been revealed 72% support Network Rail’s suggestion to build the new line.

The new route would allow people to travel to Heathrow directly from Reading, Slough and Maidenhead without stopping to go via Reading.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:17 am  

Sir Vince Cable is off to Brussels today to meet EU leaders and Prime Ministers across the globe.

He says he plans to brief them on the “instability” in the Government and promote the People’s Vote movement.

Sir Vince the MP for Twickenham claims the majority in the country now want to remain.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:06 am  

A father from Weybridge is biking to Italy to raise awareness about the little known condition that affects his 18 month old son.

Xavier Lomas will take on the mammoth Angelman Rally, which will see a number of bikers ride from London to Mount Etna, in May.

Xavier explains a bit about Angelman Syndrome.



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posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:49 am  

Police are hunting four suspects who attacked a woman in an unprovoked attack on a bus near Battersea Park



The incident happened on a route 344 bus in August.

The 29 year old female victim was hit in the face with a metal pole and spat at by the group of men near the Latchmere Road stop.

Detectives investigating would like any witnesses to come forward.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:07 am  

A new campaign is trying to get people in South West London to bin their bad wastage habits.


The End of the Line Waste Campaign says that each home in South West London throws away a third of the food it buys each year.

In money terms, that’s £840 per home every year.

It’s also trying to get residents to think about how single-use plastics harm marine life.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:54 am  

A hearing into alleged police misconduct in Streatham has cleared the four officers involved.

The allegations date back to 2011 when the officers detained a 44 year old man in Streatham High Road.

The hearing panel has now dismissed all allegations as not proven.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:17 am  

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says they will field a weakened team in tonight’s Europe league game.

They’ve already won the group, so regulars like Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante haven’t travelled to Hungary for the game against MOL Vidi.

The blues boss says that it’s a difficult match to prepare for with nothing on the line.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:00 am  

Police are looking for a Polish man missing in West Byfleet.


Eugeniusz Werner is visiting family and has only been in the UK a week.

The 63 year old has been missing since Tuesday morning after going to visit the Byfleet Recreation Park.

Officers are worried because he doesn’t speak English and doesn’t know the area.

If you have any information contact the police on 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:00 am  

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Theresa May has avoided an attempt by backbenchers to oust her as Prime Minister


She won a confidence vote of Conservative MPs by a margin of 200 to 117.

It came about because some Tories are angry about how Mrs May is handling Brexit.

The Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has this message for those who voted against her.



posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:49 pm  

Paralympic champion David Weir has been added to British Athletics' second-tier funding programme

Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir has been added to British Athletics' second-tier funding programme after announcing his intention to race the marathon at Tokyo 2020.

The 39-year-old from Wallington had vowed to "never wear the GB vest again" after a dispute with a team coach at Rio 2016.

But he said in September counselling had helped bring him back to sport.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:08 pm  

McLaren has announced it has become a 50 percent partner in the Bahrain Merida professional cycling team.

The group based in Woking says their aim is "to become the best in the sport".

Their Formula 1 team are one of the most famous names in motorsport.

The announcement comes on the same day Sky said it is to withdraw its backing of Team Sky at the end of 2019.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:08 pm  

The former Mayor of Richmond has raised a large amount of money for 3 local charities.

Lisa Blakemore raised £33,241 at the Mayor’s events.

The funds will be evenly distributed between Cavernoma Alliance UK, Me too & Co and Off The Record Twickenham.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:08 pm  

A man from Hammersmith has been convicted of fraud, for making false claims after the Grenfell Tower disaster.

54 year old Abolaji Onafuye claimed his sister and nephew died in the fire, he was given accommodation and over £40,000.

He was convicted at Isleworth Crown Court of two counts of frauds by false representation and is due to be sentenced next week.

The fire on 14 June 2017 in Kensington killed 72 people.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:07 pm  

TfL have confirmed that the CS9 super highway in Chiswick is one of the “Healthy Street” projects that will benefit from other cuts.

£43 million is being reallocated from the proposed pedestrianisation of Oxford St and upgrades to Camden Town tube and the Piccadilly line.

Cycle Superhighway 9 will transform roads in West Kensington, Hammersmith, Chiswick and Brentford town centre.

It is intended to make cycling and walking easier, safer, and more appealing to pedestrians and cyclists.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:22 pm  

Kensington and Chelsea Police are looking for a wanted man in the area.

28 year old Todd Burvill, of no fixed address is wanted on a recall to prison, sentenced for knife crime.

Todd has brown hair and a goatee, a photo of him can be found on our website.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:23 pm  

Wandsworth Council is pledging to house three vulnerable refugee children a year for the next ten years.

It’s part of Lord Dubs’ “Our Turn” campaign, which depends on Government support.

The council has already agreed to take in 43 unaccompanied, vulnerable children.

Council Leader Ravi Govindia says they “will be asking local families to consider offering a child a home”.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:23 pm  

A 69-year-old man from Mill Hill was arrested in London this morning on suspicion of 12 suspected offences.

A man’s been arrested in connection with a string of offences including rape, false imprisonment, human trafficking and modern slavery offences.

The offences, involving a 39-year-old woman, are alleged to have taken place in Woking and London between 2014 and 2017.

The man’s currently in custody awaiting interview with Surrey Police.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:22 pm  

Clapham South station has reopened after a fire alert earlier

The London Fire Brigade say there was no actual fire, but the smoke was due to overheated brakes from a tube train.

However, there are still severe delays across the Northern Line.

There are no reports of any injuries.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:33 pm  

The London Fire Commissioner has laid a wreath to remember those who died in the Clapham Rail disaster 30 years ago today

Dany Cotton attended a memorial at the crash site before joining families of the victims at a church service.

She was just three months out of firefighter training school when she was called to attend the incident in 1988.

35 people died when faulty wiring and signalling caused three trains to collide just outside of Clapham Junction during the morning rush.

Over 500 were injured.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:14 pm  

A man has been convicted of fraud offences after claiming more than £30,000 in accommodation and financial assistance intended for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire



54 year old Abolaji Onafuye was found guilty of two counts of fraud by false representation at Isleworth Crown Court.

During the seven-day trial, the court heard that Onafuye claimed he lived at a flat on the eleventh floor and was the brother of one of the victims who died in the fire.

He then claimed accommodation and financial assistance from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and from the charity Rugby Portobello Trust, worth around £33,0000 before the fraud was discovered.

When arrested and interviewed by officers, Onafuye maintained he had been living on the 11th Floor of Grenfell Tower.

However during the trial he stated that during his interview he only claimed to have been living in Grenfell as he was suffering from temporary insanity caused by not eating during Ramadan.

He later alleged that he had been volunteering after the disaster and was rehoused as a result of suffering trauma during that time.

Onafuye also stated he had never claimed to live in Grenfell Tower and disputed the evidence given by staff from various organisations.

He will be sentenced on Tuesday.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:01 pm  

Woking based McLaren has announced it has become a 50% partner in the Bahrain Merida professional cycling team

The group says their aim is "to become the best in the sport".

Their Formula 1 team are one of the most famous names in motorsport.

The announcement comes on the same day Sky said it is to withdraw its backing of Team Sky at the end of 2019.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:59 pm  

Runnymede's MP confident PM will win confidence vote

Theresa May's had a joke with MPs despite facing a vote of confidence tonight.

She started Prime Minister's Questions by suggesting she'll be speaking to many more of her colleagues than she normally would through today.

She has to get more than half of them to back her - and not support those who’re unhappy with her leadership, especially over Brexit.

Chancellor Philip Hammond, who is also the MP for Runnymede and Weybridge, is confident his boss will win.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:57 pm  

Sky is going to stop its investment in professional cycling at the end of 2019

The Osterley based media giant has announced the news.

The decision ends the ownership and sponsorship of Team Sky, which will continue to race under a different name if a new backer is found.

The partnership's lasted over a decade and brought six Tour de France titles in seven years.

Sports correspondent Martha Kelner says the announcement is a big shock.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:50 pm  

35 people who died in a train crash in Clapham 30 years ago will have tributes paid to them today,


Photo Credit LFB

Just after 8am on the 12th December 1988, faulty wiring and signalling caused three trains to collide just outside Clapham Junction.

Survivors and families will pay their respects to those who died and almost 500 injured people who were injured at a church service later.

Emergency services and rail industry representatives will also attend memorial events.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:09 am  

Premier League footballers wowed by music video created by students with severe disabilities

Fulham Football Club's players were among the first to hear ‘Are You Ready for Christmas?’ yesterday.

It's a Christmas single created by a group of young people attending The Children’s Trust School in Tadworth for children with complex education, health, therapy and care needs.

Calum Chambers, Floyd Ayite, Cyrus Christie, Joe Bryan, Jean Michael Seri and Aboubakar Kamara joined the young people for a festive music session, and an exclusive preview of the music video that they have created.

The group of eight students, known as CedarSuperSound, were involved in every step of the songs creation.

Teachers and staff used specialist equipment to enable the young people to select key words for the lyrics.

Each student was provided with specialist and adapted instruments to learn and practise using different parts of their body which, in turn, allowed them independent participation.

The final recording was aired for the very first time during Fulham FC’s visit.

Dalton Leong is the charity's Chief Executive.



Scott Harris is the children's music teacher.



The single can be found on itunes.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:05 am  

Monica Harding, the Lib Dem candidate for Esher and Walton believes a general election at this time is not constructive.

Monica Harding, the Lib Dem candidate for Esher and Walton believes a general election at this time is not constructive.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:07 am  

Monica Harding, the Lib Dem candidate for Esher and Walton says people did not know what they were voting for 2 years ago.

Monica Harding, the Lib Dem candidate for Esher and Walton says people did not know what they were voting for 2 years ago.



As she is the potential candidate to replace Conservative Dominic Raab, we asked her if people in Esher and Walton are having their views represented properly as 60% voted to remain.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:49 am  

Homeless families in Croydon are to get better access to housing.

The council’s signed up to a new scheme which allows authorities to pool their resources.

At the moment, councils negotiate their own deals with private landlords which can prove expensive.

But by joining forces, the authorities who’ve signed up say they’ll get better access to properties and government grants.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:35 am  

Fulham players have paid a visit to the Children’s Trust in Tadworth.

They were among the first to hear ‘Are You Ready for Christmas?’

It’s a single created by a group of 8 youngsters with complex education, health, therapy and care needs.

Player Calum Chambers says the team really thrives on visits like this.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:15 am  

A man from Hounslow has been jailed after he seriously assaulted a police officer while in custody.



A man from Hounslow has been jailed for 20 months after he seriously assaulted a police officer while in custody.

31 year old Mubarik Cadani was arrested in August for assault.

Whilst in custody, he hit an officer in the face, breaking his nose.

After pleading guilty to causing actual bodily harm on Tuesday he has now been jailed.

Investigating Officer Detective Constable David Payne from the Metropolitan Police West Area Safeguarding team said: “This is a sickening, vicious assault on a police officer who was simply doing his job, working to protect vulnerable people.

“We have released footage of the assault to show the levels of violence police officers are faced with on a daily basis.

“We are happy with the sentence given by the judge today which reflect that assaults against any public service workers are unacceptable and will not be tolerated”.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:03 am  

How do you choose your Christmas Turkey this year?

Luke Williams is at Bramble Farm in Horsley to discuss the questions over Turkey farming.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:00 am  

Police continue to investigate Halloween shooting in Crystal Palace

Police have now made five arrests in connection with a double shooting in Crystal Palace over Halloween.

Two men suffered serious leg injuries in the incident on Lunham Road on the evening of October 31st.

The victims, two men aged 24 and 25, sustained life changing injuries.

It’s believed that at the time of the shooting, a group of people were filming a music video.

Officers continue to appeal for information.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:07 am  

Corinthian Casuals move up Isthmian League table

Corinthian Casuals are up to 9th in the Isthmian Premier League this morning following a 2-1 win over Tonbridge at the King George’s Field in Tolworth.

Casuals are seven points off the top of the table.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:25 am  

Croydon’s councillors are easing the pressure on the NHS

They’re taking on the roles of “Winter Champions.”

They’ll be helping residents be pro-active in finding the right medical option for their needs.

It’s hoped the move will ease the strain on the NHS during the colder months and result in less people presenting at A&E.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:00 am  

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

It's reported police have cornered a gunman after a shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg in which two people have died

Eleven people are believed to be injured, some critically, following the incident in the city this evening.

Counter-terror officers are investigating and the suspect is known to police.

A former Radio Jackie reporter, who can't be named, has this to say.

Their words are voiced by Iona Stewart Richardson.



posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:06 pm  

Over 200 fires across the capital were caused by candles last year

Now, Sutton Council is joining the London Fire Brigade to warn people to be extra careful this Christmas.

Sutton’s London Commander says you must make sure candles and incense are never left alone and always put out properly.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:21 pm  

A man from Hayes has been jailed after nearly £10,000 worth of Class A drugs were found in his car

20 year old Hazem Elrayes was also found to have two machetes either side of the driver’s seat.

Police were on patrol in the Friars Road car park in early October when they saw Mr Elrayes acting suspiciously.

He left his car and appeared eager to get back to it, and during a short pursuit through the town centre discarded more drugs.

He’s been sentenced to five and a half years in prison.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:04 pm  

Kingston Hospital’s chief executive is leaving the role after three years

It’s thought Ann Radmore will leave in the spring.

She’s told governors she’s accepted a new role as the Regional Director of the NHS East of England Region.

She says it’s a place she has a “long standing affection for.”

It’s as part of a national NHS reorganisation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:00 pm  

Heathrow has seen a record number of people travelling through the airport for the second month in a row

Passenger numbers are up 3.3% at over 6 million and more than 150,000 metric tonnes of cargo has been shipped.

Chief Executive of Heathrow, John Holland-Kaye, says the rise in numbers is because of the “excellent service and value” on offer.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:40 pm  

A wheelchair bound woman has been injured during an incident in Addlestone

It happened at the end of last month in Corrie Road near the old fire station.

It is thought the driver of a car and a pedestrian helped the woman back in her wheelchair before leaving the scene.

Police want to speak to the driver of the car involved, which was dark blue or green.

The woman needed surgery.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:59 pm  

It’s been another day of misery for South Western Railway passengers

A signalling problem at Woking early this morning caused lines to be blocked resulting in delays and cancellations in and out of Waterloo.

The fault was fixed at lunchtime but delays continued until about 3 o’clock.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:30 pm  

A woman from Mortlake has now been missing for ten days



44 year old Lucy Chisholm has blonde hair and blue eyes.

She was last seen on Barnes Bridge.

If you have seen her, call police on 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:00 pm  

Two members of the public are to be handed a cash award for intervening in a sexual assault in Leatherhead



The 32 year old victim was walking along Kingston Road one night in April when she was attacked.

The two passers-by saw what was happening and challenged the attacker who police later traced via his DNA.

27 year old Eddie Stancombe has today been jailed for 6 years after being found guilty of rape.

As well as £350, the two passers-by will be handed the Sherrif’s Award.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:57 pm  

Manufacturers of the fridge freezer thought to have started the Grenfell Tower fire are apparently putting forward their own theory

They claim a lit cigarette could be to blame.

Hotpoint owner Whirlpool makes the claim in its closing statement which has been seen by lawyers but not yet heard by the public inquiry.

It's being ridiculed by barrister Rajiv Menon whose client lived in the flat where it began.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:49 pm  

Investigations are continuing following the death of a 76 year old man after an accident in Colliers Wood

Police were called to the High Street at around 6pm on the last Saturday of November.

The man was taken to hospital but died from his injuries on Friday.

No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:31 pm  

A man’s been charged in connection with the attempted abduction of a six year old girl at a Christmas fair in Egham

Police were called to the high street on Saturday following a report a man was trying to lure a child away with toys.

47 year old Arkadiusz Madraszek was arrested shortly after the allegation was made.

He is accused of three counts of attempted child abduction and has been remanded in custody.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:30 pm  

Two car collision brings part of Sutton to a standstill


(Pic: John Warner)

Police were called to Stonecot Hill just after 9.30am.

Two people have been taken to hospital.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:05 pm  

The MP for Putney has called Theresa May’s decision to postpone the Brexit vote “hugely concerning”

Former Education Secretary Justine Greening has tweeted how Parliament has gone “round in circles on Brexit”.

She went on to say how delaying the vote will resolve nothing for the Government.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:07 pm  

The new Leader of Surrey County Council has used his acceptance speech to announce plans to leave County Hall in Kingston.

The new Leader of Surrey County Council has used his acceptance speech to announce plans to leave County Hall in Kingston.

Conservative councillor Tim Oliver immediately revealed the plans after being elected to lead the authority this morning.

He says he hoped the council will leave the building in Kingston “by 2020” but there are no plans as to where staff will move to yet.

Mr Oliver takes over from David Hodge, who has stepped down after being in the role for almost a decade.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:13 am  

A new air quality action plan for Sutton has been published.

Poor air quality in the borough is a major concern for residents with the council saying it is determined to reduce levels of pollution.

Residents are being encouraged to share their views and concerns on the new plan as part of a public consultation.

Key areas up for discussion include cleaner transport, emissions and public health.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:13 am  

A 76 year old man has died following a collision with a car in Colliers Wood

Police were called to Colliers Wood High Street on the evening of the last Saturday of November.

The man was taken to a south London hospital.

He died in hospital on Friday.

No arrests have been made and investigations continue.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:52 am  

The MP for Twickenham and Lib Dem leader wants Corbyn to do more.

The European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker's warned Britain there's nothing to negotiate as Theresa May dashes around the continent for Brexit talks.

The Prime Minister's already met her Dutch counterpart, and is now heading to Berlin and then Brussels.

She wants reassurances the Irish border after cancelling tonight's planned vote by MPs.

Lib Dem leader and MP for Twickenham, Sir Vince Cable, wants to see more action from the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.



posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:06 am  

Early deaths are two times more likely in the most deprived areas of England like Blackpool compared to wealthier places like Surrey and Woking.

That’s according to research published in the Lancet.

All in all, rates of premature death have improved since before the millennium.

Half of all premature deaths in 2016 were linked to risk factors including tobacco use, unhealthy diet, alcohol and drug use, obesity and high blood pressure.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:07 am  

The Lib Dems are leading a rally tonight to stop Brexit.

Sarah Olney the former MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston explains why the Lib Dems are pushing for a people’s vote:



Supporters will gather at 5pm in Parliament Square.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:07 am  

A man has been charged with the attempted abduction of a young girl at Egham Christmas fair.

Police were called to the event on Saturday after a man allegedly tried to lure a child with sweets and toys.

47 year old Arkadiusz Madraszek from Egham, was arrested shortly after the allegation was made.

He is accused of three counts of attempted child abduction and has been remanded in custody.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:05 am  

A man has died following an accident in Roehampton

Police have just released details of the incident last Tuesday afternoon.

A 74 year was involved in a collision with a bus, and died in hospital on Sunday.

If you have any information, contact police on 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:05 am  

Monday, 10 December 2018

A motorcyclist who died following a collision in Croydon has been named

A motorcyclist who died following a collision in Croydon has been named as Chryso Valandes Theophani.

Officers were called to reports of a car in collision with a motorbike in Beulah Hill on Thursday.

The 23 year old from Norbury Hill was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem is due to take place tomorrow.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:59 pm  

Transport for London says Crossrail could need a new bailout of up to £2 billion.

It's also revealed it could take even longer than its revised opening date of autumn next year.

The route will link Reading and Heathrow in the west to Essex in the east.

Professor Tony Travers from the London School of Economics thinks costs haven't been controlled properly.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:58 pm  

People in Croydon are being invited by the council to find out about a new special and free school in the borough throughout today

The Addington Valley Academy will welcome 150 pupils aged from 2-19 with Autism Spectrum Disorder and learning difficulties.

It is due to open in 2020.

Prospective pupils are being invited to the Timebridge Community Centre in Fieldway in New Addington this evening from 5.30.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:26 pm  

The delayed Crossrail project will get up to £2 billion in extra funding

TfL says it still doesn't know when the new line, which will link Reading and Heathrow in the west to Essex in the east, will be completed.

But we do know its opening has been pushed back to next Autumn.

Bosses say funding will be covered by grants from the mayor of London's office, and cash from the government.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:29 pm  

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to following the theft of a car in Thames Ditton



The vehicle had been parked in The Broadway on Friday the 30th of November between 2.40 and 3.15pm.

It was then reported as stolen when the owner noticed their keys were missing.

The man in question can be seen wearing a blue coat with a fur hood, black trousers and a grey Adidas backpack.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:48 pm  

Dog walkers on Wimbledon Common are reporting meat laced with poison hidden in the grounds

The RSPCA is urging pet owners to be vigilant after a number of alleged sightings of poisoned chicken.

It’s not just the common either; there have also been reports from areas within Coombe Hill.

Merton Council is looking into the reports.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:05 pm  

People in Kensington and Chelsea affected by the Grenfell tower disaster will be able to move to more suitable homes

It comes after a 4 week consultation which received 70 submissions for housing requests.

The council says it will fast track those without a home.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:12 pm  

Police would like to speak to a man after he allegedly punched another man in the back of the head whilst trying to steal a parcel



Police were called to Hadrian’s Way in Stanwell at the end of last month to reports of a man being hit then falling to the floor.

The suspect ran off in the direction of the Sir John Gibson pub in Clare Road after he was briefly restrained by the suspect.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:02 pm  

Heathrow Airport is due to offer its European work force financial help after we leave the EU.

Heathrow Airport is due to offer its European work force financial help after we leave the EU.

The airport says how they are dealing with an “extraordinarily stressful” situation.

Hundreds of thousands of pounds is due to be set aside to they can apply for settled status which will allow them to carry on working in the UK.

It's believed that up to 2,600 people who work at the airport could make applications.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:28 am  

Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable thinks the Norway Plus model is the best option for the UK after we leave the EU.

Earlier this morning we spoke to Sarah Olney, who was the Lib Dem MP for Richmond Park in December 2016 for 6 months.

We asked her if people in Richmond Park and North Kingston are having their views represented properly.



posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:06 am  

Following reports on Friday that the best Universities need to take more children from less of the top schools.

Following reports on Friday that the best Universities need to take more children from less of the top schools.

The Education Secretary Damian Hinds spoke at the Battersea Power station saying how university is not the only option available.

Changes will be made to support this like new higher technical qualifications, which will be an alternative.

He also believes more credit should be granted to schools that get students onto higher apprenticeships, not just into Uni.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:33 am  

The Lib Dem leader and MP for Twickenham is joining 500 other MPs to plant trees across the capital in a bid to become greener.

Jules Acton from the Woodland Trust explains how important it is for communities and children to come together and plant them.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:55 am  

The parents of a girl from Fulham who died on a plane after eating a Pret baguette are asking for a full review into EpiPens.

The parents of a girl from Fulham who died on a plane after eating a Pret baguette are asking for a full review into EpiPens.

Natasha Ednan Laper-Rouse’s parents say “lives are at stake”.

It comes after the effectiveness of EpiPens faced criticism from the teenager’s coroner, who warned the length of the needle is not long enough to reach the muscle to be injected with adrenaline.

MHRA,the Medicines and Healthcare products regularity agency analysed deaths or serious illnesses between Jan 2013 and Oct 2018.

Cases were highlighted where the epi pen device did not work as expected either because of a design fault or “poor use”.

Investigations continue….
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:03 am  

A flat in Chelsea that is fit for future royals is up for sale with a potential £1.2 million profit.

A flat in Chelsea that is fit for future royals is up for sale with a potential £1.2 million profit.

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge's 3 bed flat in West London is up for sale for £1.95 million.

It's thought the flat she once shared with her sister Pippa, which is now lived in occasionally by their parents, they no longer need.

The estate agent Knight Frank did not respond to a request for comment.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:07 am  

Teenager from Woking has been found.

Teenager from Woking has been found.

16-year-old Cameron Aidoo was last seen in the town centre at around 10am on Saturday when he told his family he was going to KFC, he was found in London.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:40 am  

Campaigners win battle to save Isleworth allotments

Allotment holders in Brentford have received an early Christmas present from the council.

The authority has stopped plans to build 119 flats on the land next to Grade I listed Syon House.

The grounds are owned by the Duke of Northumberland Ralph Percy.

They were originally provided for residents during the First World War by the estate.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:03 am  

Chelsea Women win big at Brighton

Chelsea are up to joint third in the Women’s Super League 1 this morning following their 4-nil win at Brighton & Hove Albion.

Manchester City Women took a share of the league’s lead with Arsenal, following a 1-nil win at home to Birmingham City Women.

There were also wins for Bristol City and West Ham Women.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:19 am  

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