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Saturday, 21 August 2010

Attorney General upholds sentences

The attorney general has ruled the sentences given to two teenagers from Tooting who admitted manslaughter were not too lenient.

16 year old Leon Elcock and Hamza Lyzai who’s 15 were convicted of killing grandfather Ekram Haque.

Th 67 year old retired care worker was attacked in Tooting outside a mosque on Church Lane.

Elcock got 4 and a half years and Lyzai three and a half.

Dominic Grieve reviewed the sentences and said the judge applied the law effectively.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:28 pm  

Vigil for Balham man
A vigil has been held for a man from Balham who died in police custody two years ago.

40 year old Sean Rigg, who suffered bouts of mental illness, was arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer.

He was taken to Brixton Police Station where he died hours later.

An inquest finished earlier this year, but the results have yet to be released.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:27 pm  

NHS trusts in London accused of wasteful spending
The NHS in London spent 114 million pounds on management consultants in the last year.

According to The Times, Wandsworth and Sutton and Merton Primary Care Trusts were among the highest spenders.

Across England it was more than 313-million pounds - that's almost the same amount was paid out on skin and lung cancer services combined.

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley calls the figures staggering.

He accuses Labour of wasteful spending.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:26 pm  

Book released against Heathrow night flights
One of the leading groups in the fight again night flights at Heathrow is publishing a book about the fight against them.

HACAN Clear Skies has spent a decade taking on the airport and gained widespread support from councils across London.

The book is said to talk about the tactics and strategy they’ve used with the author saying their victories have not been flukes.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:26 pm  

Screams in Croydon...
A mysterious cloud in the shape of a screaming ghost has appeared in the skies over Croydon.

It was snapped by 61 year old Christine Snowdon and appears in toady’s Sun newspaper.

It almost looks like the famous picture of the scream by Edvard Munch.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:24 pm  

Esher Rugby club reveal new kit
Esher Rugby Club will unveil their new look shirts today at their friendly with Lille.

Instead of a sponsors name emblazoned on the kit, the Rainbow Trust’s Children Charity will feature.

The charity supports families across the country who have a child with terminal or life threatening illness.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:00 pm  

Friday, 20 August 2010

Wings and Wheels at Dunsford

Building on the success of last year’s show, the Wings & Wheels display at Dunsfold air field is adding an extra day this year.

On the 29th and 30th of August, there will be a four hour air display combined with a vintage car demonstration.

It’s all to raise money for four charities, including Surrey Air Ambulance and the Brooklands Museum in Weybridge.

Kingston University will be showing electric motorbikes developed by students.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:38 pm  

Attack in Guildford nightclub
A 21 year old man from Cobham has been arrested after an attack in Guildford this morning.

According to police, the victim was left with a substantial injury following an argument in the Casino Nightclub.

His nose was bitten during the attack at about 2.20am.

The 21 year old was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:33 pm  

Crystal Palace out of administration
Crystal Palace Football Club has come out of administration.

The Football League has accepted club's new owners - meaning the rescue package can be completed.

Administrator Brendan Guilfoyle says it's a relief, and the Eagles can sign players again.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:38 pm  

Criticism over benefit cuts
A Kingston based drug service have expressed their concerns over Government proposals to withdraw welfare benefits from drug addicts in the future.

The Home Office is considering bringing in financial penalties for claimants who fail to address their substance or alcohol dependency.

The Kaleidoscope project, who support people with drug and alcohol problems, say the move is unfair while independent government drugs advisors warn that the move could drive addicts to a life of crime.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:36 pm  

Battle of the pooches in Battersea

Is yours the best dressed pooch on the block?

Battersea Dogs and Cats home is holding its annual Reunion on September 12th – a fancy dress competition is all part of the fun.

The charity will also be scouting for the dog with the Waggiest tail to mark the home’s 150th birthday.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:37 pm  

Compensation for hospital porter
A hospital porter from Tadworth who was injured at work has been awarded £13,000 in compensation.

66-year old Peter Streek was forced to take a year off after injuring his foot whilst pushing a clinical waste bin down an uneven slope.

Staff had previously warned the management at Epsom General Hospital about the dangers posed by the steep slope.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:29 pm  

Missing Brixton teenager
Police are renewing appeals to trace a missing vunerable teenager from Brixton.

19 year old Kerry Naylor, who has learning disabilities, hasn't been seen since she caught a bus from from her home last week.

Kelly is white with black hair and has a slight limp.

Any-one with any information should contact the police.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:27 pm  

Baptist minister faces child abuse charges
A Baptist minister from Worcester Park has been charged with child abuse in America.

46 year old Robert Dando is accused of attacking two boys in the late nineties in Fairfax County in Virginia.

The Baptist Union of Great Britain said Mr Dando had resigned as the senior minister at Worcester Park Baptist Church with immediate effect.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:21 pm  

Thursday, 19 August 2010

Sutton students top of the A-Level class

Sutton’s students proved they were star pupils in this year’s A-levels.

The results are on track to surpass the record scores achieved by Sutton’s schools in previous years, underlining the borough’s reputation as one of the top performing local authorities in the country.

Early indications reveal more students than ever before have achieved the top grades and the average points score per pupil has also hit a new high.

This is the first year that the new A* grade has been awarded, with dozens of pupils in Sutton achieving the score.

Cllr Kirsty Jerome, Sutton Council’s Executive Member for Education and Schools, said: "Once again, Sutton has excelled at A-level and shown it fully deserves its reputation as a place with the best schools in the country.

“I congratulate all our young people on their wonderful achievements. The students have worked really hard and they should be proud of what they have achieved. Well done to them and their teachers, parents and carers who have supported them along the way."

The students from the 14 London Borough of Sutton schools were among more a quarter of a million teenagers picking up their A-level results today.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:10 pm  

Dads are doing it for the kids

Four days and 43 miles in a boat for The Shooting Star Children’s Hospice

On 28 August, three very unfit dads kick off a week long fundraising adventure, as they raise money for The Shooting Star Children’s Hospice. Steve Day, Andy Barlow and Stan Stroud are ‘3 Dads in a Boat’ and together with their team supporter Lucy Wright, they will be rowing a total of 43 miles in four days.

The group start rowing on 31 August at St Margarets, on a route which takes them from Hertford to Northolt, finally finishing at Yeading’s Willowtree Marina on 3 September.

Shooting Star provides care, support and advice for children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families.

To sponsor Steve, Stan, Andy and Lucy visit
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:06 pm  

The A2 results are in

Pupils at Tolworth Girls’ School are celebrating following this morning’s A2 results.

98 percent of students passed and are now preparing to go to University.

6.4 percent of students gained the new A* grade.

Bellinda Ellingham was one of five who got straight A stars. [Bellinda is pictured above with Jackie's Lucy Mayer].

Head of Modern languages Caroline Porter is happy the subject is making a come back.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:59 pm  

Fraudsters arrested in Byfleet
Two men have been arrested and released on bail in connection with a suspected fraud at a store in Byfleet.

Police were called when the suspects approached an employee with a suitcase which they claimed was full of money.

The scam involved the conmen attempting to sell a solution for £7500 which when applied to pieces of paper reveals bank notes.

Police are asking small businesses and shops that have been targeted in this way to contact them.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:46 pm  

Thousands of calls to Kingston University's clearing line
Kingston University’s Clearing call centre has been inundated with calls from students who didn’t achieve the grades they were expecting.

By 1pm today more than 40,000 attempts had been made to call the University’s Clearing and Confirmation hotline.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:44 pm  

Responsible dog ownership event in Sutton
Dog owners in Sutton are invited to a responsible ownership event.

Held this Tuesday at the Phoenix Centre, owners will get free advice and guidance and can get their pets chipped.

It’s hoped the day will reduce dog related problems including street fouling and aggressive behavior.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:42 pm  

Warns over charity collection firm in Banstead
Trading standards have issued a warning about charity collections company targeting homes in Banstead.

Clothman Ltd claim that 1 hundred pounds per tonne of donated goods will be given to Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

The flyers appeal for clothing, shoes and comestics to be left on doorsteps for collection.

The charity says it doesn’t receive any funding from the firm, despite leaflets featuring it’s logo and registered charity number.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:11 pm  

Tooting nuisance neighbour warned with jail
A middle-aged man from Tooting has been warned he faces a prison sentence if he doesn't stop making his neighbours' lives a misery.

Clive Farquharson, who lives on the Aldrington estate, has been given an Asbo following a catalogue of complaints about his disruptive, noisy and aggressive behaviour.

The order was obtained at court where he was being sentenced for making a series of nuisance 999 calls to the police.

The court heard that the 43-year-old had made dozens of drunken and abusive hoax calls to the emergency services.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:09 pm  

21 day challenge for school and university leavers
With A Level results out today, the Department for Work and Pensions is urging school and university leavers to join the 21 day challenge.

They claim it takes only three weeks to form a habit which could prevent them getting a job.

Almost 2 thousand 18 to 24 year olds in Croydon signed on to Jobseekers Allowance last August and September.

The 21 day challenge involves doing something everyday to take small achievable steps to keep motivated.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:08 pm  

Special donation will go far say Kingston nurses

A boy who spent most of his early life at Kingston hospital where his brother was a patient, has made a special donation.

Michael Nelham’s older brother Cameron died in 2003 following a liver and lower bowel transplant.

As Michael spent most of his time in the hospital’s sunshine and dolphin wards with his brother, he decided to do a sponsored swim to raise money for them.

He swam half a mile in 30 minutes raising 150 pounds.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:49 pm  

The West End will be coming to Esher this weekend.

It’s the annual Variety Club Day at Sandown Racecourse tomorrow.

To celebrate, the award winning west end play War Horse will be coming to life on the course.

War Horse author and former Children’s author Michael Morpurgo will also be a part of the spectacle.

He tells us what’s in store.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:43 pm  

Video leaked of Friday's runaway train

Control room footage showing a tube coming within inches of another train has been revealed.

The driverless Northern Line tube raced through six stops on a thirteen minute journey before coming to a halt at Archway.

Jackie News reported how staff rushed to clear the line of other carriages. Services were disrupted for over eight hours.

An investigationm has been launched.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:34 pm  

Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Bentall Centre balcony fall

A teenager's been injured after falling from a balcony at the Bentall Centre in Kingston.

Ambulance crews were called around 1.30 this afternoon.

The 14 year old boy was taken to hospital with a back injury and breathing problems.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:26 pm  

Hownslow crack house shut down
Police have successfully shut down a crack house in Hownslow West following complaints from neighbours.

The property on Francis Road was well known among drug users in the area who would regularly visit to inject Class A drugs.

Residents also complained that they were being intimidated by aggressive and anti social behaviour.

The tenant at the property has been assessed as vulnerable and re-housed.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:25 pm  

Thefts in Leatherhead
An Epsom woman has been charged with a string of thefts at a school in Leatherhead.

37 year old Sandra Costa, who is a cleaner at St John’s Secondary, stands accused of stealing electrical items including laptops and mobile phones.

She will appear at South East Surrey Magistrate’s Court next month.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:23 pm  

Burst water main chaos
Another burst water main is wreaking havoc in West London.

Part of the Hammersmith Road was closed off just after 10 o’clock last night.

The London Road in Brentford remains close off following last week’s burst water main.

Some residents were forced out of their homes after 7 foot of water flooded the road.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:38 pm  

Chemical Leak at Twickenham summer camp
Nearly 30 children and helpers have been treated by paramedics following a chemical leak at a Summer Camp in Twickenham.

The fire brigade, eight ambulances and the Hazardous Area Response Team were called to St Catherine’s School this morning following the leak.

100 litres of sodium bi-sulphate – a chemical used in cleaning products – had been mistakenly emptied into a drain.

Over 100 people were evacuated from the area, with 26 being treated in nearby hospitals for minor symptoms including eye irritation and coughing.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:26 pm  

West End comes to Esher

The West End will be coming to Esher this weekend.

It’s the annual Variety Club Day at Sandown Racecourse on Saturday.

To celebrate, the award winning west end play War Horse will be coming to life on the course.

War Horse author and former Children’s author Michael Morpurgo will also be a part of the spectacle.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:45 pm  

Kingston drama group faces closure
An award winning amateur dramatic group in Kingston may have to close after being served an eviction notice.

The Kingston Vale Operatic and Dramatic Society has more than 80 adult and young members.

The youth section was named best youth group in the UK at a recent drama festival.

Nick Wale, who’s the chairman, told us what’s happened.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:19 pm  

London Fire Brigade plagued by prank callers
More than 3 thousand hoax 999 calls were made in London last year.

Firefighters attended over a hundred false emergencies in both Wandsworth and Croydon.

The London Fire Brigade is urging to parents to teach children the consequences of making prank calls.

The malicious false alarms prevent operators dealing with real emergencies.

Fireman Mark Blomfield told us that they're still a persistent problem
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:09 pm  

A lick of paint to turn sick kids frowns upside down

Kingston Hospital’s Sunshine Ward has remodelled two of its cubicles. Children being treated at Kingston Hospital can now go on an imaginary African Safari to see lions, tigers, giraffes and leopards, all on their road to recovery.

Momentum is a charity that supports children and their families in Surrey and South West London, who have cancer and life-limiting conditions. This charity kindly helped two Kingston Hospital isolation rooms receive a much needed revamp. They invited local artist, Amanda Leggatt to the hospital to brighten up the décor, with images of African animals, the sea side, Ferris wheels and even a stick of candy floss on the walls of the Paediatrics Ward.

Maggie Clancy, Head of Paediatrics said the new rooms will definitely help lift the spirits of the kids during their stays:

“Already I have seen so many children’s faces light up when they see our new bright and colourful rooms.”

The isolation rooms are used by children who are vulnerable to infection, such as children with cancer. Children can stay in the rooms for as long as two weeks, so it is important that the room is a welcoming and warm environment.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:44 pm  

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Surrey's Air Ambulance request night flights
Surrey’s Air Ambulance Crew is asking for permission to fly at night.

The emergency helicopter services Surrey and Sussex, but is grounded overnight.

That means it can’t be used after 7.30 pm. An application has been submitted.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:51 pm  

Claygate murder
Police are continuing to question a woman over the alleged murder of her estranged husband.

The 56 year old was talked down from cliffs at Beachy Head on Sunday before allegedly telling officers she’d killed her husband.

The body of Richard Challen was found at a property in Claygate on Sunday afternoon.

He died from a severe head injury. The couple are understood to have split up a year ago.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:47 pm  

Sutton volunteers provide replacement bus
Volunteers in Sutton have teamed up with the Council to replace a cancelled bus service.

Sutton Community Transport is providing a coach service for elderly and disabled travellers while the 151 in Wallington is out of action.

The free service will run seven times a day throughout August.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:54 pm  

London Underground in bloom
London Underground’s annual gardening competition, ‘Underground in Bloom’ is underway at over 50 stations across London.

And as well as tending plants and flowers, this year sees the addition of an edible food category.

From potatoes at Putney Bridge to an entire plot at Parsons Green, tube staff have been competing to win the title for best fruit and veg.

Judging will take place this month with results announced on 3 September.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:53 pm  

Teddington fire
A derelict building in Teddington has been damaged by fire.

The blaze broke out in the two storey building on Normansfield Avenue yesterday evening.

The fire partly damaged the building’s ground floor, the cause of which is under investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:51 pm  

Return of the Hampton Court Beer and Jazz festival

The Hampton Court Beer and Jazz festival returns over the bank holiday weekend.

Music lovers will hear an eclectic mix from the likes of Tony Hadley, The Brand New Heavies and the James Taylor Quartet.

The Spandau Ballet front man will take to the stage on Sunday 29th. He says Hampton Court is the perfect venue for an outdoor concert.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:46 pm  

Sutton company fined for dumping litter
A dry cleaning company in Sutton has been fined after dumping litter on the street.

A bag of paperwork was found and traced back to the company.

John Bannon- Weems – the boss of the Dry Cleaning company pleaded guilty to breaches of waste care and was fined £160.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:44 pm  

AFC Wimbledon Team News
AFC Wimbledon will be without midfielder Lee Minshull for tonight's game with Histon.

He's suspended following his red card on Saturday.

Rashid Yussuff is in line to replace him.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:40 pm  

England's Barmy Army count down to the Ashes
The Ashes begins in Australia in one hundred days, and England fans are hopeful of a victory.

It would be the first time England win the urn on aussie soil since 1987.

One of the founding members of the Barmy Army Paul Burnham from sunbury told us how it went from a group of friends to a fan group with 5000 members.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:34 pm  

New security measures in Banstead
500 homes in Banstead are getting extra security measures.

A unique property marking kit called 'Select DNA' is being handed out by police.

The non toxic liquid can be painted onto TV's, laptops, and jewellery enabling it to be traced back to the owner via a unique code.

The scheme has already been trialled in parts of Epsom
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:27 pm  

London revealed as the best city for students
London has been rated the most cost-effective UK city for students in a new survey.

It reveals high wages have enabled them to support their studies, the annual Student Living survey found.

It also revealed their rent had increased, and students saying they were socialising less and saving more.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:26 pm  

Teddington resident heads to the British Transplant Games
A Teddington resident will be joining 700 other athletes in this year’s British Transplant Games which begin in Bath on Thursday.

Deborah Chudy, who had a kidney transplant last year will be taking part in the tennis, track 100m and relay.

This year sees a record number of transplant athletes competing for the first time.

The Games will showcase the power of organ donation to the thousands of spectators expected to travel to the city.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:21 pm  

Trio won't face prosecution over MS sufferer suicide
It's emerged three people arrested over the suicide of a multiple sclerosis sufferer in Surrey won't face prosecution.

48 year old Caroline Loder took her life in June 2009.

Right-to-die campaigner Libby Wilson, an 84-year-old former GP, and two men were previously arrested in connection with her death.

The Crown Prosecution Service said no charges were to be brought against the trio.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:20 pm  

Britain's oldest smoker dies
Britain's oldest smoker has died in Croydon a month short of her 103rd birthday.

According to the Daily Mail Winnie Langley probably smoked 170 thousand cigarettes in her live.

She finally quit this year but according to her family it was only because she couldn’t see well enough to light them anymore.

Winnie tells the paper that smoking was the done thing when she was young.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:18 pm  

Capacity increased for Help for Heroes concert
Ticket demand for the Help for Heroes concert at Twickenham Stadium has been so great the capacity has been increased.

Robbie Williams and Alexandra Burke will be playing to 60 thousand troops and fans, 5 thousand more than originally intended.

The one off gig in September will raise money for wounded ex-service men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:17 pm  

Surrey's Bionic Vet
Noel Fitzpatrick is famous as TV's Bionic Vet, saving animals lives using revolutionary techniques.

He was the first veterinary surgeon to fit a dog with an artificial hip, using metal to help the muscle grow.

His state of the art facilities in Surrey are the realisation of a life long interest in medicine.

Noel told Jackie news that he was always interested in medicine and how things worked.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:12 am  

Monday, 16 August 2010

Tributes paid to former mace-bearer

Sutton Council’s former mace-bearer has died at the age of 71.

Richard Beale, who served in the role for 15 years and received the MBE in January 2004 for services to local government, passed away on Wednesday 11 August.

During his time as mace-bearer, he served 17 mayors and attended more than 400 engagements across the borough every year.

Sutton Council Leader, Cllr Sean Brennan, said: “Richard had great dedication to duty and was always willing to go that extra mile to ensure that outside engagements ran smoothly.

He ensured that our mayors carried out their role with due ceremony and dignity for the office, while providing a friendly face to the many local groups he met on a daily basis.

He carried out his duties with a quiet grace and good humour and was extremely well respected by all councillors, regardless of political party.”

Cllr Brennan added: “The post of mace bearer involves working long, unsociable hours, which Richard cheerfully undertook, ensuring that all of our mayors received an extremely high level of care and support.”

Before his role with the council, Mr Beale, from Belmont, worked as a railway station supervisor.

Historically, the role of the mace bearer was to protect the mayor against attacks.

In more modern times, it became a ceremonial post involving assisting and advising mayors on their official duties.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:03 pm  

More disruptions for motorists in Brentford
Motorists who use London Road in Brentford face at least another 5 days of disruption following last week’s major water main burst.

60 homes in the area were flooded and the road remains closed in both directions between Twickenham Road and Syon Lane.

The road is now being resurfaced.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:17 am  

Claygate woman arrested on suspicion of murder
A woman's been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was discovered at a property in Claygate.

The man, who's in his 60s, was found by officers at an address in Ruxley Ridge shortly before 1 yesterday afternoon.

A post mortem to establish the cause of death will be carried out this afternoon.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:12 am  

Sunday, 15 August 2010

Victory over Japan day memories
An old soldier from Richmond has joined the marking of VJ day.

It's 65 years since the end of war in Japan.

John Nunneley joined up in 1939 but he had to lie about his age as he was only 17. He became an intelligence officer and spent a lot of time behind the lines.

The 88 year old says he understands that for some people memories do fade.

30 thousand Brits died in the conflict, with nearly half dying in prisons of war camps.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:33 pm  

Chelsea hit West Brom for six
Chelsea began the defence of their Premier League title yesterday with a crushing 6-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.

Didier Drogba scored a hatrick for the Blues at Stamford Bridge.

Fulham drew 1-1 at Bolton, Aston Villa beat West Ham 3-0 while big spending Manchester City could only draw 0-0 at Tottenham.

But it was Blackpool who pulled off the shock of the day with a stunning 4-0 win at Wigan in their first ever game in the competition.

In the Championship QPR won 3-0 at Sheffield United but Crystal Palace were beaten 1-0 by Barnsley.

In League One Brentford lost 2-1 at home to Walsall.

While in the Conference Wimbledon secured a 1-0 win at Southport.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:49 am  

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