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Friday, 6 May 2011
Embridge police hunt bus exhibitionist
Police in Elmbridge have released a CCTV photo of a man they would like to speak to in connection with offence of public indecency on a bus last month.
The 21-year-old victim from West Molesey was on the 461 bus when a man sat near her and started to behave inappropriately.
The suspect is described as in his mid to late forties, around 6 foot tall, slim build with long unkept hair and a beard.
Anyone with further information should contact Surrey police.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:27 pm
Thursday, 5 May 2011
Mistakes allowed Night Stalker to roam free
Seven mistakes by Scotland Yard helped the so-called Night stalker rapist to continue his attacks.
The police watchdog, the IPCC, says detectives failed to follow up basic lines of inquiry which could have led to Delroy Grant's capture in 1999.
53 year old Grant is believed to have preyed on hundreds of elderly people across south London including Croydon.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:45 pm
Police investigate attack in Richmond Park
Appeals are going out to the owner of a dog who attacked a herd of pregnant cows in Richmond Park.
The 15 minute attack in Petersham Meadows only stopped when herdsman Ian Brown grabbed the animal which is believed to be a bull terrier.
The dog, called Stamford, was taken away by its owner following the incident on Monday afternoon.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:40 pm
Strauss out - Cook in
Middlesex’s Andrew Strauss has stepped down as captain of England’s one-day cricket team.
He’ll stay on as Test skipper – but has been replaced by Alastair Cook in the 50 over side.
Stuart Broad will captain England in twenty20 cricket.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:23 pm
Concern over water
Holy drinking water contaminated with arsenic is being sold to Muslims illegally in shops across Wandsworth.
According to an investigation by the BBC sacred Zam Zam water is being brought back from Mecca for sale in the UK.
Samples of the water found in shops in Wandsworth, Upton Park and Luton found it contained dangerous chemicals.
The President of the Association of Public Analysts has recommended that the water shouldn’t be drunk.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:21 pm
Surrey star gets ready
Surrey’s Kevin Pietersen is due to return to action next week.
The England batsman hasn’t played since suffering a hernia injury at the World Cup in March.
It’s thought he’ll warm up for England’s first Test with Sri Lanka against Cambridge University and then Essex at Croydon.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:20 pm
Police hunt attackers in Woking
Police are renewing appeals after what's thought to be a homophobic attack in Woking.
Two men were punched and pushed to the ground as they walked past the Martian statue in the town centre last month.
Police say the suspects are two men and a teenage girl.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:18 pm
Corrupt Feltham prison officer is to spend two years behind bars
A prison officer who worked ar Feltham Young Offenders' Institute is facing jail for plotting to smuggle mobile phones.
25 Year old Mohammed Mirza worked with inmate John Smith and his mother Sylvia to traffic phones into the unit.
They planned to meet at Heathrow Airport and put the phones into shampoo bottles so as not to arouse suspicion.
However, the group was being watched by the Prison's Anti-Corruption team the whole time.
Mirza will now spend two years behind bars.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:46 am
Wednesday, 4 May 2011
Met Police Officers face trial over actually bodily harm
Four Met police officers have been accused of a sustained attack on a terrorist suspect in Tooting.
Babar Ahmad was arrested at his home on Fountain Road in December 2003.
It’s alleged that officers attacked Mr. Babar on the journey to Charing Cross Police Station.
PC Nigel Cowely, Detective John Donogue, PC Roderick James-Bowen and PC Mark Jones all deny actual bodily harm.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:28 pm
More copper wire stolen in Surrey
Three thousand pounds worth of copper phone wire has been stolen from under a road in Woking.
It happened in Horsell Rise last week.
The two suspects were challenged by residents but police say the suspicious behaviour wasn't reported to them immediately.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:52 am
Police appeal after Croydon crash
Police are re-appealing for witnesses after a serious road crash in Croydon.
A pedestrian was in collision with a double decker bus in Addiscombe Road on Monday night.
The injured man is in a serious condition after suffering head injuries.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:51 am
Man killed at Clapham Junction
Services through Britain's busiest railway station have been disrupted after a man was hit by a train at the start of the morning rush-hour.
The man, believed to be aged 76 and from Wandsworth, died at Clapham Junction.
His death isn't being treated as suspicious.
A number of services were cancelled or disrupted as a result, affecting trains into London Waterloo.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:49 am
Tuesday, 3 May 2011
Fans queue for hours at Shepherds Bush shopping centre
Robert Pattinson says he is overwhelmed by his fans who queued for 13 hours to see him at the premiere of his new film.
The 24-year-old was joined by Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz on the red carpet at Westfield Shopping Centre for the premiere of Water For Elephants.
He said celebrity status is weird, but it can be fun. He also said it was great to be back on home turf and couldn't believe he was at a film premiere inside a shopping centre.
The site was transformed into a big top circus for the evening to reflect the film's storyline.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:02 pm
G20 Verdict in
An inquest has ruled newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson was unlawfully killed at the G20 protests.
The jury has found PC Simon Harwood, from Carshalton, acted illegally in hitting him with a baton and pushing him to the ground.
The 47 year old father of nine died after collapsing at the G20 protests in London on 1st April 2009.
The jury took just over three hours to reach their decision after five weeks in court.
During that time they heard how Tomlinson was struck with a baton and pushed to the ground by the met police officer.
He collapsed just under three minutes after he fell to the floor.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:50 pm
Body recovered in Kingston search
The formal identification of a man who went missing in the Thames near Kingston Bridge will take place over the next few days.
20 year old law student, Niall Pawsey, went missing on Friday.
A body was found on Sunday after a five hour search close to the bridge.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:13 pm
Power firm in court
Power supplier Scottish and Southern Energy is in court today.
Surrey County Council's Trading Standards has accused the firm of misleading customers during doorstep selling.
The energy company's pleaded not guilty to seven charges.
The case is being heard at Guildford Crown Court.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:44 pm
Good news for readers across Surrey
Mobile phone apps have been developed by Surrey County Council so people can download online library books onto their smart phones.
The council has released the free apps for use, as well as free software for use on computers.
More than 18,000 books have already been borrowed from the online library which has over 1,600 electronic titles.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:42 pm
Flats and shop damaged in Croydon fire
Around 30 firefighters tackled a fire in a shop and flats in Croydon last night.
It's thought it started in the ground floor shop and spread to the flats above on the Lower Addiscombe Road.
Firefighters using ladders rescued four people from a flat on the first floor and two more people were rescued from inside the building.
The shop was badly damaged by the blaze and the flats were also partly damaged damaged.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:41 pm
Frankel set to bypass Epsom Derby
2,000 Guineas winner Frankel is set to miss the Epsom Derby.
Trainer Henry Cecil has indicated his brilliant winner will miss the Derby on June 4th and run later that month at Royal Ascot.
The unbeaten colt won the Newmarket Classic by six lengths on Saturday.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:40 pm
Monday, 2 May 2011
Tributes to boxing legend
Muhammad Ali is leading tributes to boxing legend Sir Henry Cooper - who has died at the age of 76.
Ali was famously floored by Sir Henry at Wembley in 1963 and says he was a "great fighter and a gentleman".
He died at his son's house in Oxted yesterday.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:20 am
Woman dies in fire in New Malden
A woman has died in a fire at a house in New Malden.
Fire fighters were called to the property in Maria Theresa Close, just off Kingston Road, at 8.30 last night.
They found the elderly woman in a rear bedroom of the property and she was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause is being investigated.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:53 am
Man found dead in Epsom
The body of a man, thought to be in his 80's, has been found in public toilets in Epsom.
Police were called to the scene in Tattenham Corner yesterday morning by a member of the public.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene by the ambulance crew.
Police have launched an investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:50 am
Sunday, 1 May 2011
Business centre dedicated to Space work opens in Surrey
The International Space Innovation Centre will be opened by Professor Sir Martin Sweeting, director of the Surrey Space Centre at Surrey university, on Friday.
The new centre, which will provide facilities and support for firms in the industry, will be based at the current research park in Guildford.
Surrey University professors estimate businesses in the South East are said to account for about 75% of the UK space industry's turnover.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:32 pm
Police need help tracing missing teenager
Police are appealing for information to help trace the whereabouts of a 14-year-old girl, missing from the Hayes area.
Ciara Richards, was last seen at her home in Craneswater, Hayes at around 9am on Tuesday, 26 April.
She told her carer she was going to the shops and cinema with friends and would be home by 7pm.
Ciara is described as mixed race, approx 5'10" tall, of slim build with short black hair, possibly shaved at the sides. She sometimes wears her hair in a small bun. She has brown eyes.
She was last seen wearing a plain black headscarf, red cardigan, black top and black jeans. Ciara may have been wearing a red dress flower on her scarf.
She is known to frequent the west London areas of Hounslow, Hillingdon and Ealing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Uxbridge Police on 0208 246 1447 or 0300 123 1212 quoting the reference: 11 MIS014475.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:27 pm
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