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Friday, 10 June 2011
Lewis Hamilton hopeful in Canada
Lewis Hamilton is optimistic he can put the "Ali G" controversy behind him with a good result in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix.
The Woking based driver ran into trouble by quoting the spoof character as he criticised stewards in Monaco.
But the McLaren driver has since apologised in a letter to F1 boss Jean Todt.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:36 pm
Four arrested in connection with Fulham murder inquiry
Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with the murder of a man in Fulham.
30 year old Krzysztof Rusek was stabbed to death in an attempted robbery in a park near Lillie Road on Tuesday.
Three 17 year olds and one 16 year old were arrested in the early hours of this morning.
They’re currently being held in custody at separate London police stations.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:35 pm
Sutton man jailed for sex offences
A man from Sutton who raped and indecently assaulted vulnerable girls has been sentenced to 11 years' imprisonment.
75 year old William Lambert was convicted of one count of rape two counts of indecent assault.
His four victims were aged between 11 and 14 when they were
abused by Lambert in the 1980's.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:34 pm
Sneijder isn't going to the Bridge
Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder has pledged his future to the club.
The Dutch international's reportedly been a transfer target for Chelsea and both Manchester clubs.
He says he's very happy in Milan and isn't thinking about leaving.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:55 am
Passengers speak of travel problems at Woking
Frustrated passengers stuck for hours on South West trains outside London last night have told how they got out and walked.
Services were stopped near Woking after a signalling problem caused by the possible theft of a cable.
One pregnant woman was given a piggyback along the line – while another described it as ‘the worst day he’d ever known as a commuter’.
Some trains were at a standstill for four hours – the train operator has apologised.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:53 am
Report says London Ambulance wasting money
A new report says London's Ambulance Service is wasting money by sending too many vehicles to some jobs.
More than one vehicle was dispatched in almost two thirds of call outs in in 2009-10.
The report blamed pressure to meet response time targets leading to "unnecessary ambulance journeys".
London Ambulance Service says it's examining its practices.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:52 am
Surrey County Council fined for privacy errors
Surrey County Council has been fined by the Information Commissioners Office for a series of privacy mistakes.
The council will have to pay 120-thousand pounds for the errors which include emailing details of 241 vulnerable individuals to a list of email addresses.
Cab firms and coach companies were among the recipients.
The catalogue of privacy blunders was uncovered by the ICO.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:35 am
Brentford to appoint new manager
Brentford are expected to confirm the appointment of Uwe Rosler as their new manager today.
The former Manchester City and East German striker was approached by the League 1 side after St Johnstone boss Derek Mcinnes turned them down last month.
Rosler is expected to sign a 2-year contract.
He'll be given the task of winning promotion to the Championship.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:30 am
Thursday, 9 June 2011
Woking's Weller moves into the fashion world.
Paul Weller is taking steps into the fashion world with his own collection.
The Modfather from Woking has designed his own range of outfits for his pal Liam Gallagher's Pretty Green label.
Weller has entered into a "long-term partnership" with the label.
His first selection of items includes a biker jacket, a linen shirt and
a long-sleeved t-shirt.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:50 pm
Will the Wombles rock Glastonbury..?
The founder of the Glastonbury Festival says booking the Wombles was "a bit of a mistake".
Micheal Eavis says he's got about 25 stages and managers and bookers for each one and is a bit cross about the decision.
Wombles band creator, Mike Batt has hit back at the comments saying he probably doesn't realise what a fantastic live act they are.
This year's three-day festival takes place at the end of the month and headliners include U2 and Coldplay.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:49 pm
Crocs found by police in house in Croydon
Police in Croydon have made a shock discovery.
According to the Mirror the officers raided a house and found four West African dwarf crocodiles inside one of the bedrooms.
The reptiles were removed and are now being cared for at an animal sanctuary.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:48 pm
Network rail surprised by figures
A campaign to cut criminal behaviour on level crossings in London and the South East has revealed that more than a quarter of offenders were women aged 50-65.
Network Rail said it was a surprise only a small number of offences were committed by young men.
A police camera van started operations at level crossings in Surrey, Greater London and other counties in the South East.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:15 pm
Passenger numbers up
Passenger numbers on the East London line have doubled in it’s first year since re-opening.
The former tube line first re-opened between New Cross Gate and Dalston – and has since been extended to West Croydon.
It’s carried more than 20 million passengers – and figures are expected to double again by 2016.
A link from Surrey Quays to Clapham Junction is due to open late next year.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:14 pm
Man killed at Mortlake station
A man has died after being hit by a train at Mortlake station.
He was hit shortly after 8 o’clock and was pronounced dead at the scene.
British Transport officers are working to establish his identity and inform his family.
Police are treating the incident as non-suspicious.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:12 pm
Wednesday, 8 June 2011
Another arrest in connection with micro pig thefts
A teenage girl has been arrested by police investigating the theft of nine micro-piglets from a property in Surrey.
Police say the 17-year-old from Egham had been arrested on suspicion of burglary and bailed pending further inquiries.
The teenager is the sixth person to be arrested in connection with the theft.
The animals, which are worth about £700 each, were taken from an address in Capel after the owner had advertised them for sale.
Four have been recovered but police are still trying to find the others.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:53 pm
Police search for missing teenager in West London
Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a
13-year-old boy who has gone missing from Acton.
Jed Straker is a pupil at the Ryes School and left without permission yesterday afternoon.
He frequently goes missing and has been previously found at train stations in Putney.
Jed is white, 5 foot 3, stocky with short black hair and was last seen wearing blue jeans and a grey hooded jumper.
Officers say he has complex behavioural needs and anyone who sees him should not approach him but call police immediately.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:51 pm
Taylor's Sky favourite for Wimbledon Derby
Bookies have made Taylor's Sky the favourite for Saturday's Wimbledon Greyhound derby.
6 dogs will compete over 480 metres for the 75 thousand pounds prize.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:51 pm
Fulham murder investigation update
Police have released further details about a murder investigation in Fulham.
30 year old Krzysztos Rusek, a Polish man who has been living in the country for eight years, was stabbed to death in the early hours of Tuesday.
He left work at the Ibis hotel with three male colleagues around midnight and met up with his girlfriend to celebrate his birthday.
As the group sat in the garden near the Kensington Estate four to five men entered the park and tried to rob them.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:49 pm
Man fights off intruders in Egham Hythe
Detectives are appealing for witnesses after an elderly man fought off two intruders during an attempted aggravated burglary in Egham Hythe.
The attack took place in St Paul’s Road on Monday.
The two suspects entered the property and threatened the occupants, a man in his seventies and a woman in her fifties, using weapons believed to be baseball bats.
The man confronted the intruders and struck them several times with a wooden broom.
The suspects were forced to leave empty-handed and made off in a dark-coloured Audi estate.
The suspects are both white men in their early twenties, medium build and dressed in dark clothing.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:49 am
Cricket investigation underway in Surrey
Cricket's world governing body is looking into whether or not a Pakistan international ignored a worldwide ban by playing for a club team in Surrey.
Mohammad Amir was found guilty by the International Cricket Council of deliberately bowling no balls in a Test against England.
His name is listed on the website of Addington 1743, which suggests he played in a match at the weekend.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:15 am
Passengers in South London to suffer
Network Rail is being accused of turning its back on thousands of commuters over their plans to sever a direct rail link into the heart of the capital.
Passengers from Tooting, Sutton, Wimbledon, Streatham and Mitcham use the Thameslink service to get to work in central London every day.
But the future of the direct link is in doubt after Network Rail said the line will terminate at Blackfriars after the Thameslink upgrade is completed in 2016.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:14 am
Tuesday, 7 June 2011
Murder investigation starts in Fulham
A murder investigation has been launched after a stabbing in Fulham.
Police were called in the early hours of this morning to reports of a man stabbed in a park area off Lillie Road.
The victim is believed to be aged in his 30's.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:06 am
Three from Epsom jailed for drug and firearm offences
A father and his two sons from Epsom have been jailed after two kilos of cocaine, three unlicensed guns and two stun guns were found in the family home.
64 year old Michael Stacey was sentenced to eight years in prison and his son James to four years. His other son Richard was given a 10 month sentence.
Last November police executed a search warrant and found drugs and guns stashed in a wheelie bin.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:48 am
Surrey and Sussex police start work
Surrey and Sussex police forces are now working closer together.
They will jointly provide cover on forensics, major crime investigations and firearms cases.
The move, which started yesterday will save just over 3 million pounds a year.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:48 am
Monday, 6 June 2011
Man from West Molesey charged following fatal shooting in Stockwell
A man from West Molesey has been charged with murder after a fatal shooting in Stockwell.
24 year old Jordan Burree was also charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.
He will appear before Magistrates tomorrow morning.
25 year old Sadiq Adebiyi was gunned down in a ride- by shooting on Clapham Road and later died in a south London Hospital.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:44 pm
Woman in hospital after suffering burns
A woman remains in hospital after she was badly burned near South Croydon station.
She stepped onto the line when a train packed full of Epsom Derby racegoers was stopped and the doors forced open.
The emergency cord was pulled on the Victoria-bound service near South Croydon station when a fight broke out on Saturday night.
Police said the 22 year old woman who was in a separate carriage, then climbed out the doors and on to the line.
Her condition is not thought to be life threatening.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:01 pm
Police investigate death in Kingston
Police are treating the death of a man in Kingston at the weekend as unexplained.
The victim in his 40’s was found with injuries in Canbury Park Road on Saturday evening.
Officers are awaiting the results of a post mortem before releasing further information.
No arrests have been made.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:00 pm
Bookies stop taking bets on next Chelsea boss
A number of bookmakers have stopped taking bets on Guus Hiddink to be the next Chelsea manager.
The current Turkey boss is being heavily linked with a return to Stamford Bridge, where he'd be the successor to Carlo Ancelotti.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:59 pm
Latest from Milly Dowler trial
The trial of the man accused of murdering Milly Dowler has been hearing evidence from a friend of the former nightclub bouncer.
Malcolm Ward's told the court that he helped Levi Bellfield clear out clothes and a mattress after the schoolgirl went missing.
Bellfield denies abducting and murdering Milly Dowler in Walton in March 2002.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:57 pm
Shepperton actress wants to quit smoking
The former EastEnders actress Hannah Waterman has admitted she can't give up smoking.
Waterman who lives in Shepperton is 7 months pregnant and has been speaking about her desire to stop smoking.
According to the Daily Mail her smoking habit has been criticised by medical experts who've warned that it's hazardous to the health of an unborn baby.
Every year maternal smoking causes about 3-hundred completely avoidable still births, 2-thousand 2-hundred premature births and 5-thousand miscarriages.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:15 am
Sunday, 5 June 2011
Tributes to comedy actor
Tributes are being paid to Donald Hewlett, who has died aged 90.
The actor, who was best known for his role in the 1970s BBC sitcom It Ain't Half Hot Mum had been ill for some time.
He passed away at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital last night.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:18 pm
Surrey arrest over alleged hotel rape
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of raping a 40-year-old woman at a hotel in Oxford.
The victim told police she was attacked at the Malmaison Hotel last night.
A 34-year-old man from London and a 32-year-old man from Surrey have been arrested on suspicion of rape.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:14 pm
Man dies in Kingston
A man has died in Kingston after he was found with assault injuries.
Police found the man in Canbury Park Road at 8.50 last night.
The victim, who is yet to be formally identified, died an hour later in a hospital.
No-one has been arrested over the attack.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:11 pm
Mammoth task for soldiers' charity
Today, at 7pm, Help for Heroes’ most well-known, challenging and emotional ride, The Big Battlefield Bike Ride, set off under starters orders, by Air Vice Marshal, David Murray and World War II veteran, Mrs Gregory from Southwick Park, Portsmouth.
Crowds of supporters, friends and family cheered as 264 riders included Co-founders, Bryn Parry OBE and Emma Parry OBE, and wounded veterans and serviceman from the UK and USA began the 350 mile cycle ride, which re-traces the route the allied forces took from the D-Day landings to the liberation of Paris.
Money raised goes to the charity which helps recocering soldiers based at Headley Court Rehabilitation Centre in Epsom.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:19 pm
Westfield transformed for Kung Fu spectacular
The stars have turned out in force in Shepherds Bush this afternoon for the UK premiere of Kung Fu Panda 2.
Westfield was dressed to impress complete with a red carpet to welcome the stars of the animated film including Angelina Jolie and Jack Black .[pictured]
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:49 pm
Ballet for Parkinsons sufferers
The unlikely combination of Parkinson’s disease and ballet dancing has come good for a group of sufferers linked to Roehampton University.
Dr Sarah Houston and Dr Ashley McGill researched the cases of 24 people who had Parkinsons.
The group worked with the English National Ballet and found they could move better -
in the short-term - and were more cheerful after their dance lessons.
Labels: Roehampton University
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:28 pm