Girl injured in Bookham crash
A girl's been injured in a road accident in Bookham.
The crash happened just after 8:30 this morning in Lower Bookham Road when a car and pedestrian were in collision.
The teenager's been taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:36 am
Kaka on his way to Chelsea..?
Speculation's increasing that Chelsea will sign Real Madrid's Kaka in the summer.
The Brazilian striker is out of favour with the Spanish giants.
Yesterday on Twitter the players mother hinted they were moving to London in a 30 million pound deal.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:35 am
Power firm guilty of misleading customers
Scottish & Southern Energy has been found guilty of tricking people into switching from their existing energy firms.
Sales agents had used misleading scripts when talking to people on their doorsteps, between September 2008 and July 2009.
It had claimed they were paying too much to their current suppliers when this was not the case.
Trading Standards in Surrey which brought the prosecution, said they were delighted with the court's decision.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:01 am
Fulham keeper signs new deal
Goalkeeper Neil Etheridge has signed a contract extension at Fulham.
It will keep him at the club until 2013.
The Philippines international started out at Chelsea before joining the cottagers.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:00 am
Busy time at Heathrow
Britain's biggest airport, Heathrow, had its busiest-ever April last month.
The airport handled more than 5 point 8 million passengers.
The numbers were boosted by the Easter holiday season falling entirely in April and by the extra bank holiday for the royal wedding.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:00 am
Big night for AFC Wimbledon
AFC Wimbledon have the edge going into the play off clash with Fleetwood Town.
The dons are 2 nil up from the first leg with tonight's game back at the Kingsmeadow stadium.
The winners of the tie will now face Luton in Blue Square Bet Premier play-off final a week on Saturday.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:59 am
Tuesday, 10 May 2011
Milly Dowler murder trial starts
A man accused of murdering Walton schoolgirl Milly Dowler is on trial at the Old Bailey today.
42 year old Levi Bellfield denies murder and also kidnapping the 13-year-old in Walton in March 2002.
Her remains were found six months later in woods in Yateley Heath in Hampshire.
The trial is expected to last two months.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:39 pm
Coach damaged after object thrown on M3
Police are investigating after a brick was thrown at a coach on the M3 in Surrey.
It damaged the windscreen causing about a thousand pounds worth of damage on Saturday between Sunbury and Thorpe.
The offenders are both white and in their early teens.
Police say it was a mindless action that could have had tragic consequences.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:38 pm
New equipment for Kingston's car parks
Car parks in Kingston are getting a make-over.
Just over 300 thousand pounds is being spent on The Rose, Bittoms and Cattle Market car parks.
New paying equipment will be put in as well as making the areas more efficient and secure.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:37 pm
Push for Kingston's maternity unit
Kingston Hospital has received a donation of £4,940 from the Hippodrome in Kingston.
The donation was given by Luminar Leisure Limited, who own the nightclub to help buy valuable equipment that will enhance the service that we give to mothers and babies.
The hospital will be ordering equipment with the donation such as weighing scales for babies, radio controlled clocks for the delivery rooms and obstetric theatres, some midwifery training equipment and some hand-held Doppler machines for use during water births.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:24 pm
PCC rules Daily Telegraph breached rules
The Press Complaints Commission has ruled that the Daily Telegraph's decision to secretly tape Vince Cable last December breached rules.
The Business Secretary and Twickenham MP was caught telling undercover reporters that he 'declared war' on Rupert Murdoch.
He was then barred from ruling on the media mogul's proposed takeover of BskyB - which owns Sky News.
The PCC has now ruled the newspaper launched the "disproportionately intrusive attention" without sufficient reasons.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:36 am
Monday, 9 May 2011
The police watchdog has ruled that there was no evidence of any attempt by officers to cover-up the circumstances surrounding Ian Tomlinson's death.
The newspaper seller died at the G20 protests in London in 2009.
Last week an inquest jury ruled he was unlawfully killed after being hit by Carshalton PC Simon Harwood's baton and shoved to the ground.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission investigated complaints that there was 'seriously misleading' information from the Met police on the evening of Mr Tomlinson's death.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:30 pm
Celebs all in a twitter over Twitter
Our privacy laws are being questioned again - as gossip on the internet about famous people taking out gagging orders continues.
A Twitter user has set up an account naming celebrities who've allegedly secured "super-injunctions" to stop allegations about their private lives being published.
Critics argue only the rich can afford them.
Jemima Khan, the sister of Richmond Park's MP Zac Goldsmith, has broken her silence to label the claims against her upsetting and untrue.posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:28 pm
Double charge after drugs find at Gatwick
A mother and daughter have been charged with trying to smuggle around 800-thousand pounds worth of cocaine into the UK.
44 year old Sandra Grey and Jamaican resident Kerene Hayles, who's 22, were arrested at Gatwick Airport yesterday after arriving from Montego Bay in Jamaica.
Grey, whose last known UK address was in Plaistow, in east London, and her daughter were remanded in custody by Crawley magistrates today.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:27 pm
Shooting in West London update
An investigation's underway after a man in his 20s was shot dead in West Kensington.
Police were called just after 4 this afternoon, to reports of a gun being discharged on Lakeside Road.
The victim was confirmed dead at the scene.
Police have yet to formally identify him or inform his next-of-kin
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:26 pm
Not looking so good for Fulham
Liverpool's red hot form continues as they lead Fulham 3-0 at half-time in their Premier League clash.
Maxi Rodriguez scored twice and Dirk Kuyt once, with all the goals coming in the first 15 minutes at Craven Cottage.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:25 pm
Another charge in Peckham murder investigation
A fifth teenager has been charged with the murder of a 17-year-old athlete who was shot dead on an estate in Peckham.
Sylvester Akapalara, a student at Richmond College, was shot in the neck and chest in a stairwell on the Pelican Estate on 29 December.
Kenny Imafidon has been charged with murder, two counts of attempted murder and wounding with intent.
The 18-year-old will appear at Camberwell Green Magistrates' Court tomorrow.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:23 pm
One man dead after shooting in Shepherds Bush
A man has been shot dead in Shepherds Bush.
Police were called to Lakeside Road just after four o’clock this afternoon.
The victim, was believed to be black and in his 20’s. He died at the scene.
Police are appealing for witnesses. They haven’t said whether the incident is gang related.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:35 pm
Call for more organ donors in Epsom
Vital organ donations reached record highs in Epsom last year. This bought a new lease of life to a number of people across the area.
But senior doctor, James Clarke insists it is still not enough. Three people die everyday waiting for transplants.
Dr. Clarke is asking people to give only a few minutes consideration to joining the organ donor register.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:34 pm
Suspended sentence for Cantona kung fu kick victim
The Crystal Palace fan kung fu kicked by Eric Cantona has been given a suspended jail sentence.
Matthew Simmons from Thornton Heath received it for punching the coach of his son’s football team.
He bore a grudge against Stuart Cooper for excluding his son from the side.
Simmons was given a six month jail term, suspended for 2 years, as well as 150 hours community work.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:33 pm
Quins get Leeds
Harlequins rugby league side have been drawn away to Leeds Rhinos in the 5th round of the Challenge Cup.
Earlier this season Quins beat the Rhino’s 36 – 26 in their Super League clash at Headingley.
Coach Rob Powell says his side are ‘excited’ ahead of the game next Friday.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:36 pm
Could Zola be back at the Bridge ..?
It's being reported that Chelsea want their old player Gianfranco Zola to become one of their coaches.
The Italian has been out of football since being sacked by West Ham last year.
He spent seven years at Chelsea as a player.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:36 pm
Woking miss out on play off final
Woking have failed in their bid to reach the Blue Square South play-off final after going down 1-nil to Farnborough in extra time.
Woking won yesterday’s tie but lost 2-1 on aggregate.
Ebbsfleet also booked their place in the May 15 final.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:20 pm
Police appeal after Banstead hit and run
A 17-year-old boy has been seriously injured after he was hit by a car which failed to stop on a stretch of road known as the Mad Mile.
Police said the teenage pedestrian was struck by an "unknown hatchback vehicle" in Banstead in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:19 pm
Jenson unhappy about pits decision
Jenson Button says he was unhappy with the decision to pit his McLaren three rather than four times as he finished sixth at the Turkish Grand Prix.
The Woking driver believes the strategy left him powerless to fend off rivals with fresher tyres as the race went on.
Team-mate Lewis Hamilton stopped four times and finished two places higher up in fourth.
The race was won by Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:16 pm
Man quizzed over ' dog thefts' in Beddington Park
A man's been arrested on suspicion of the attempted theft of two dogs in Beddington Park.
The 63 year old is also being questioned about being drunk in charge of a vehicle on Saturday.
He's been bailed pending further enquiries.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:15 pm
Surrey's cricketers win again
Surrey made it three wins in three games in CB40 cricket yesterday beating Leicestershire by 17 runs at the Oval.
The home side led by half centuries from captain Rory Hamilton-Brown and Tom Maynard got to 206 for 8 from their 40 overs.
Leicestershire were bowled out for 189.
Somerset, Sussex, Yorkshire and Essex were among the other winners.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:06 am
Sunday, 8 May 2011
Thames Ditton fighting parking meters
Thames Ditton near Kingston is one of the villages at the centre of a debate on the introduction of parking meters. There's a plan by Surrey County Council to bring in new meters on thousands of streets. Businesses have lobbied the council with a huge petition. The debate will be broadast live on the council's website on Tuesday.
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