Robbery at ASDA Roehampton Vale
Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Roehampton Vale on Good Friday morning.
At about 11 O’clock a security guard at Asda was hit over the head with what is believed to be a stick or baton.
The victim was wearing a helmet and wasn’t injured.
The attackers then escaped empty handed through the supermarket in the direction of the underground car park.
One suspect is described as black, aged 20-25, five feet ten inches tall of medium build wearing a grey hooded jumper and dark trousers.
The other aged between 18 –22, five feet seven inches tall, of medium build wearing a white hooded jumper.
Anyone with information is asked to call Barnes Flying Squad
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:29 pm
Lloyds Bank robbery in Hounslow
Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Hounslow.
Officers were called to Lloyds bank in the Treaty Centre just before 11am on Thursday.
Two men approached a security guard and demanded he hand over a cash box.
When he refused they punched him in the back before making off with the cash into the High Street in the direction of Grove Road.
One of the suspects is black about five feet ten inches tall with stubble and was wearing a black hat, black bottoms and a cloth style jacket.
The other is black in his early twenties and of medium build.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:06 pm
Friday, 10 April 2009
Man Charged with Carshalton Murder
A man has been charged in connection with the murder of a Carshalton woman on March 24th.
45 year old George Maben from Rosehill, Surrey, will appear before a magistrates’ court in the morning.
The body of 65-year-old widow Maureen Cosgrove was discovered by her daughter at their home on South Way last month.
A post-mortem gave the cause of death as asphyxia.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:37 pm
Fire in Hammersmith brings traffic to a standstill
A fire on Hammersmith Broadway captured from on top of the bus and train station today by listeners Becky Dent and Darren Graham.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:59 pm
Thursday, 9 April 2009
Former Surrey Police chief Bob Quick steps down from anti-terror role
Assistant Commissioner Bob Quick says he "deeply regrets" jeopardising a major operation.
He has resigned as Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer after being pictured carrying secret documents into 10 Downing Street.
Mr Quick, a former chief constable of Surrey, will be replaced by Metropolitan Assistant Commissioner John Yates.
It's not the first time Quick has made the headlines for the wrong reasons.
In November, he was in charge of the operation to arrest the Shadow Immigration Minister Damian Green over alleged Home Office leaks.
And a month later, he accused the Tories of leaking a story about his wife's business interests.
It emerged she was running a luxury car hire firm, which wasn't properly licensed.
Shadow Home Secretary and MP for Epsom & Ewell Chris Grayling says his position became untenable. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:31 am
Investigation into Mayday patients' deaths
An investigation's underway into two deaths at Croydon's Mayday Hospital.
Steven Deans and Louise Sharp both died of brain illnesses - after allegedly being misdiagnosed.
Their families, as well as MP Andrew Pelling are demanding answers.
Health Secretary Alan Johnson has assured them he will refer the cases to the Care Quality Commission - the new health regulator for England.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:43 am
Wednesday, 8 April 2009
Tune into Jackie for the latest travel updates throughout the Easter get away
Thursday is expected to be the busiest day of the Bank Holiday weekend as thousands flee the County for the annual great Easter get away.
Radio Jackie's travel team will keep you fully updated with live reports throughout the weekend.
We'll also bring you the details of what's on the Easter sporting calendar to help you plan your journeys.
Anything you've spotted or think we should be mentioning then please contact the team on 0208 288 1078 or [email protected]posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:29 pm
Esher retailer wins award
A bakery in Esher has won the business waste minimisation award at the Surrey business awards.
The Cookie Man uses food waste for animal feed and the cardboard they use is recycled.
The scheme means the company will recycle 750 tonnes of waste this year and save one thousand pounds a week in disposal costs.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:40 pm
Council withdraws funding for disabled day-centre
A drop in centre in Woking could be forced to close its doors after the Council withdrew its funding.
The Marjorie Richardson centre has been providing lunches and snacks six days a week for disabled people and those over 50 years old.
But it relies on Surrey County Council for its fifteen thousand pounds a year.
Council Chief Executive Ray Morgan says there will hopefully be a way of sustaining the site which sees 15,000 visitors a year.
He says its not under the immediate threat of closure.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:39 pm
Chelsea's Terry talks tactics ahead of Liverpool game
Chelsea go to Anfield tonight for the first leg of their Champions League quarter final against Liverpool.
They knocked Rafa Benitez's side out of the competition last year, but have lost to them twice so far in the league this season.
Captain John Terry knows who they've got to stop - striker Fernando Torres and the competition's top scorer Steven Gerrard. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:26 pm
Paul Burstow backs reforms to expenses system
The MP for Sutton and Cheam, Paul Burstow, has signed a Parliamentary motion calling for the abolition of the second home allowance.
Most of the expenses claimed by MPs' are costs of paying staff and running an office.
But Mr Burstow says the current system in place undermines the public’s trust and reform is urgently needed.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:22 pm
Ed Davey and Siobhan McDonagh back debate on Sri Lanka violence
Two South-West London MPs have supported calls for a debate on the conflict in Sri Lanka.
The request was made in a letter to Downing Street from Labour MP Keith Vaz.
Protestors have continued their occupation of Parliament Square for a third day to highlight the violence between Sri Lankan authorities and the Tamil Tigers.
Kingston MP Ed Davey and Mitcham & Morden's Siobhan McDonagh have both signed proposals for a UN debate on the conflict.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:22 pm
Surrey County Council appoints new Chief Executive
Surrey County Council has poached a top public sector chief – in the hope of repairing its tarnished image.
David McNulty will take on the role of Chief Executive.
The council was slammed by Oftsed, which rated its children's services department as “inadequate”.
McNulty - a former teacher – has enjoyed success in a similar role in Manchester, where he turned around the performance rating of Trafford Council.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:20 pm
Warning from Sutton Trading Standards
Flyers need to be carefully checked for a registered charity number.
That’s the view of Sutton Trading Standards and police who want residents to be aware of 'fake' leaflets asking for clothes for needy people.
They’re warning that the flyers can come from businesses as well as charities.
Residents who want to give to charity are urged to check leaflets carefully.
A registered charity number should be apparent if they have come from a genuine source.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:25 am
Tuesday, 7 April 2009
Esher exposure bears striking resemblance to Banstead flashing
A man has exposed himself to two girls in Esher.
The suspect walked past the teenagers while they were riding their bikes along a footpath over the river Mole near Mill Road towards Walton.
The man in his late thirties walked past the girls before stopping and exposing himself.
The incident took place last Wednesday just after four pm.
The news comes as Police hunt a flasher in Banstead. A victim was approached near to Mill Road on Monday afternoon.
The suspect is white, of slim build and in his early thirties.
Although the incidents bear striking similarities, officers have not said they’re linking them.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:15 pm
Two men jailed for arson attack in Shepperton
Two men from Staines have been sentenced to 18 months in prison following an arson and criminal damage to boats in Shepperton Lock.
20 year old Nathan Roberts and 21 year old Jamie Lee Ellis were found guilty of arson and damage to property at a trial at Kingston Crown court.
The charges were in relation to an incident which took place at the Weir in Lock Island in Shepperton on the 5th December 2007.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:27 pm
Attempted robbery in Kingswood
Surrey police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted armed robbery in Kingswood this morning.
A security guard was refilling a cash machine attached to the estate agents on Waterhouse lane, when two men with guns entered.
Nothing was taken in the robbery as the security guard locked himself in the room with the ATM machine.
Anyone who was in the area at the time are urged to contact Surrey police on 0845 125 2222.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:26 pm
Barbarians to play New Zealand at Twickenham
The Barbarians are to play New Zealand as part of the All Blacks' tour of the northern hemisphere later this year.
It'll be held at the headquarters of rugby union, Twickenham, on December 5th.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:25 pm
Woman attacked in Kingston
A woman’s been knocked unconscious and suffered a broken cheek bone after being attacked in Kingston.
The victim was robbed on Portsmouth Road in the early hours of Friday morning.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:24 pm
Drogba could face Liverpool
Chelsea are hopeful striker Didier Drogba will be fit to face Liverpool in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tomorrow.
He missed Saturday's win at Newcastle with an ankle injury but completed a training session yesterday.
Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard came through a training session today to allay fears over his fitness.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:23 pm
Lewis Hamilton's team called before sports governing body
Lewis Hamilton's Formula 1 team are to appear before an extraordinary meeting of the sport's governing body in relation to the events of the Australian Grand Prix.
Hamilton lied to stewards surrounding an incident where he was illegally overtaken by another driver when the safety car was out.
He was stripped of his third-placed finish, and is likely to face further punishment that could even extend to being thrown out of the championship.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:17 pm
Follow that Star
Friends and Staff at the Shooting Star Children’s Hospice in Hampton will set off on their Kilimanjaro trek today.
They want to raise 35 thousand pounds for the hospice which costs 8 thousand a day to run.
They’re almost on target having so far raised 30 thousand pounds.
Kilimanjaro is the World’s highest free standing mountain reaching over 19 thousand feet.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:00 am
Council launch legal bid to stop Heathrow expansion
A legal challenge against Heathrow's third runway is getting underway at the High Court.
The 2M group - representing 23 councils, including Richmond and Wandsworth is backed by London Mayor Boris Johnson.
They're applying for a judicial review of the plans.
It's claimed a third runway can't be operated without breaching air pollution limits, making noise worse or creating intolerable congestion on local roads and public transport.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:16 am
Monday, 6 April 2009
Man charged with robbery in Cobham
A man’s been charged with a robbery at a video shop in Cobham.
26 year old Iain Gray,who's of no fixed abode,is also accused of possessing a knife.
He’s been remanded in custody and will re-appear in court in June.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:10 pm
Police re-appeal for missing man from Battersea
Police are appealing for help to trace a vulnerable man from Battersea who’s gone missing
36 year old Edwin Burland – who has severe learning difficulties - was last seen at the Social and Education centre on Friday afternoon
He has light black skin - is about 5 foot 7, and was wearing a blue sports cap, orange/red top, dark blue trousers and black trainers.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:09 pm
Legal challenge to Heathrow expansion
2M group will take their campaign against Heathrow expansion one step further tomorrow.
They’ll launch their legal challenge against a third runway with the backing of London Mayor Boris Johnson.
The seven councils directly involved will make their announcement at the High Court.
Leaders from Hounslow, Wandsworth, Richmond and Hammersmith and Fulham will come out against the plans.
If the third runway goes ahead flights could be increased by over 200 thousand to 700 thousand.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:07 pm
Surrey University honours Jonny Wilkinson
Jonny Wilkinson has been recognised for his contribution to Rugby six years after taking England to Glory in the World Cup.
The University of Surrey has awarded him an honorary doctorate for his services to the sports industry.
Jonny told lecturers the accolade was a real privilege as he missed out on going to University.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:06 pm
Mark Butcher misses start of season for Surrey
Surrey captain Mark Butcher will miss the start of the new season.
It’s because of his persistent knee injury.
The 36 year old missed the second half of the last season due to the problem.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:03 pm
Chelsea striker Drogba looks set to return
Chelsea striker Didier Drogba looks set to be fit for his side's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Liverpool.
He missed Saturday's win at Newcastle because of an ankle injury.
But he trained today - and with the match on Wednesday evening, Chelsea expect Drogba to be available.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:01 pm
Eight teenagers arrested at Surrey house-party after girl alleges rape
An investigation's been launched after a teenage house-party in Surrey turned violent when a guest claimed she was raped.
It happened in Blindley Heath, near Redhill on Saturday night.
An 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault, while seven other were detained for violent disorder.
All have since been freed on bail.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:56 pm
Boy is hospitalised after brawl outside Stoneleigh Inn pub
Police are trying to trace two suspects after a disturbance outside the Stoneleigh Inn pub on Saturday night.
Violence erupted on the streets after a group were turned away from a private party held inside.
One boy was put in hospital after the group attacked bystanders and damaged several cars.
Three people, including a fifteen-year-old boy, have been arrested.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:53 pm
Croydon clotheshorse Moss to release cookery book
Supermodel Kate Moss is set to release a cookery book.
The Croydon-clotheshorse has been trying her hand at several dishes – including chicken noodle soup, salted beef, and honey cakes.
It's thought she's hoping to become the first fashion icon to cross into cookery.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:51 pm
Epsom & Ewell MP Chris Grayling launches assault on DNA database
The Conservatives want DNA records of innocent people to be deleted from the national database.
They've written to Home Secretary Jacqui Smith saying it's morally wrong to keep profiles of those who have no criminal record.
Last year, a European court ruled it illegal for police to hold all samples from people not found guilty of a crime.
Shadow Home Secretary and MP for Epsom & Ewell is calling on ministers to take action. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:50 pm
Sunday, 5 April 2009
A boy is in hospital and several others are injured after an attack in Stoneleigh last night
A group of about 40 people were trying to get into a private function at the Stoneleigh Inn Pub
When they weren’t allowed in some of them turned on and attacked four bystanders and a shopkeeper
They also damaged cars parked nearby
Three people including a fifteen-year-old boy have been arrested
Police are still looking for two others
If you saw what happened Surrey police would like to hear from you
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:30 pm
Battersea man missing
A man from South London has gone missing
He was last seen at the Battersea Social and Education centre on Friday afternoon
Police are growing increasingly concerned for 36-year-old Edwin Burland who has severe learning difficulties
He has light black skin, is about 5 foot 7, and was wearing a blue sports cap, orange/red top, dark blue trousers and black trainers.
Anyone with any information is urged to contact Wandsworth Police Missing Persons.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:30 am
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