Wimbledon look forward to league fixtures
AFC Wimbledon will find out later on this morning who they'll play first on their return to league football.
The fixtures for the 2011-2012 football season are announced today.
You can find out who your team has got from nine o'clock.
Games will be announced for both English and Scottish teams.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:09 am
Thursday, 16 June 2011
More copper thefts in Surrey
Police are appealing for information after telecommunications cabling worth approximately £20,000 was stolen in Surrey.
The theft took place on Tuesday night along New Road in Windlesham.
Thieves took around 500 metres of cable causing telephone lines to be disrupted.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:34 pm
Bayern Munich interested in Alex
Bayern Munich are interested in signing Chelsea defender Alex.
The German side have turned their attentions to the 28-year-old after failing to agree a fee with Man City for defender Jerome Boateng.
The Blues have yet to move into the transfer market this summer.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:33 pm
Police appeal after Woking attack
A teenager's suffered a broken nose and facial injuries after being attacked in Woking.
The 16 year old was set on by a gang of youths close to the station on Saturday night and hit with a wine bottle after he refused to hand over money.
Police have described it as a vicious and unprovoked attack.
The suspects are four girls and two boys.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:32 pm
Missing man from Cheam - found
A 65-year-old man from Cheam who went missing has been found.
Nigel Martin was last seen at lunchtime yesterday in Epsom High Street.
He was located safe and well in New Malden this morning.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:48 am
Eagles v The Dons ..?
There are some cracking Carling Cup ties in the first round.
Brentford have been drawn away at Hereford with Crystal Palace taking on the winners of AFC Wimbledon or Crawley Town.
The games will be played in the week commencing August the 8th.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:47 am
Latest from the Milly Dowler murder trial
The man accused of killing schoolgirl Milly Dowler has refused to give evidence at the Old Bailey.
Levi Bellfield told judge that he would not be speaking in his defence.
The remains of 13 year-old Milly were found six months after she disappeared in Walton in 2002.
Levi Bellfield denies abduction and murder.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:46 am
Kingston University Academics talk music
Academics Alex Evans, Louise Harris and Dr. David Osbon from Kingston University's music Department talk about the facilities and performances at the University.
Staff and Students work on over 100 performances a year including at the university and in the community.
K's manager to take on new challenge
After a long season Kingstonian manager Alan Dowson is taking on yet another challenge.
Next month he’ll be joined by other members of the club in a triathlon in aid of the Emily Ash Trust.
The Trust sets up activities for children and their families who are dealing with cancer.
Now Dowson is looking for people who can give up their time to run, cycle and swim for a good cause.
If you think you may be able to take part - or would like to make a donation visit justgiving.com/Alan-Dowson or emilyashtrust.co.uk
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:00 am
Wednesday, 15 June 2011
Fast food robbery in Epsom
Police are appealing for information after burglars stole a cash till from a pizza outlet in Epsom.
The robbery happened in the early hours of yesterday morning in Kingston Road.
Four suspects smashed the main front window and stole the till which contained a large amount of money.
The suspects are all white and about sixteen.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:39 pm
Kingston market place to get makeover
The ancient market place in Kingston is to receive a makeover to enhance the appearance and atmosphere of the area.
The council is encouraging local businesses and visitors to share their views on how it can be improved.
The much-loved space was recently voted Britain’s second ‘Best Shopping’ area in the Google Street View Awards 2011.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:36 pm
Surrey County Council has a re-think over parking plans
Residents and businesses in Claygate and Banstead are celebrating today.
It’s after Surrey County Council agreed to refer plans to implement parking charges back to the community.
Campaigners will now get another chance to have their say on how the charges should be enforced.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:32 pm
Police in Surrey issue a laser warning
Police in Surrey are warning of the dangers of laser pen misuse after a massive rise in offences.
Many involve people deliberately pointing the devices at other members of the public or vehicles.
There's been a 270 per cent increase in reported cases across Surrey over the last six months compared to the same period last year.
Two years ago a 21-year-old woman from Feltham was handed a six month suspended jail sentence.
It's after shining a powerful laser into the cockpit of the Surrey Police helicopter which flying over Staines.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:31 pm
Top ten seeds for Wimbledon
A list of the top ten seedings from the All-England club for this year's Wimbledon tournament:
1. Rafael Nadal, Spain 2. Novak Djokovic, Serbia 3. Roger Federer, Switzerland 4. Andy Murray, Britain 5. Robin Sodering, Sweden 6. Tomas Berdych, Czech Republic 7. David Ferrer, Spain 8. Andy Roddick, United States 9. Gael Monfils, France 10 Mardy Fish, United States
1. Caroline Wozniacki, Denmark 2. Kim Clijsters, Belgium 3. Vera Zvonareva, Russia 4. Li Na, China 5. Victoria Azarenka, Belarus 6. Maria Sharapova, Russia 7. Francesca Schiavone, Italy 8. Serena Williams, United States 9. Petra Kvitova, Czech Republic 10. Marion Bartoli, France
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:15 pm
Murray fourth seed at Wimbledon
Andy Murray has been seeded number four at Wimbledon.
The tournament begins next week with defending champion Rafael Nadal number one, followed by Novak Djokovic and then Roger Federer.
Defending women's champion Serena Williams has been seeded eighth.
Caroline Wozniacki who is yet to win a Grand Slam event, is top seed.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:45 am
Investigations underway in Addlestone
Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary in Addlestone.
The raid took place in Liberty Lane last week.
The victim, an 18-year-old man answered the door and was confronted by a group of suspects who forced their way inside.
A number of the suspects held the victim down and threatened him while others searched several rooms in the house and stole jewellery.
Police have carried out extensive house to house enquiries in the area and are in the process of reviewing CCTV coverage.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:44 am
Police - new appeals after burglaries in Egham
Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in connection with a series of burglaries in Egham.
Three flats in a block of sheltered accommodation flats off Blays Lane were broken into recently.
The suspect's white between 18 and 25-years-old, around 6ft tall, slim,with short dark hair.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:43 am
More debt in South London..?
Londoners who live south of the River Thames are likely to owe £800 more than if they lived north of the river.
That's according to a leading debt charity.
Londoners contacting the charity for help in 2010 owed an average of £19,951 in unsecured debt if they lived in the south.
That compares to £19,130 in the north.
The difference of just over 8 hundred pounds is enough to cover the cost of travelling to work on the Tube every morning for a whole year.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:42 am
Kingston University Podcast - Day 3
Kingston University are marking Universities Week this week by producing a number of home-made podcasts detailing what life is like for students and staff.
Today we have the third - three students who've exhibited their work at the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture Show which was open to the public last week.
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