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Saturday, 1 October 2011
Harlequins dominate at the Twickenham Stoop
Harlequins had a strong command over Sale Sharks in the first half, scoring 5 tries.
Defensive errors, aligned with defiance saw the Sharks pull back the points in the second half. Their determination was not good enough, however, and the final whistle blew Harlequins 48 - 41 Sale Sharks.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:27 pm
Hinchley Wood Fire
Detectives are preparing for a post mortem examination after a body was recovered from the scene of a fire in Hinchley Wood in Surrey.
The blaze happened early Friday morning in a flat in Gibson Court in Manor Road where the flames had spread to the roof. 40 people were evacuated by the fire brigade, police and the added help of the Red Cross and Elmbridge Borough Council. A joint police and fire investigation is taking place but there’s no formal identification of the victim yet.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:37 pm
Beavers away match against Arsley Town
And Hampton and Richmond Borough FC have entered the FA cup.
That’s at the second qualifying round stage where they face Arsley Town in the Southern Premier League. The squad’s unchanged after last week’s victory over Weston Super Mare. Dan Thompson is now fit after a clash of heads.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:17 pm
Poor performance by Hounslow's youth offender service
Hounslow's youth offender service has been slammed in a report by the chief inspector for probation.
The service's performance was found to be substantially below the country's average in three core areas. The worst area was ensuring the public is kept safe where Hounslow performs this well only 47 per cent of the time – 16 per cent below the average. The work carried out in keeping young offenders safe was carried out well just over half of the time. Hounslow's cabinet member for children, youth and families, Councillor Lily Bath says they have already implemented an action plan to see prompt improvement.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:30 am
Friday, 30 September 2011
Musician searches for rare oboe
A musician from London is trying to find his lost hand crafted Oboe before he plays a live concert.
30 year old Dom Kelly left the instrument on a taxi on his way home from East Croydon station to Crystal Palace. It's only one of four of its kind ever made. He's just to play live on BBC Radio 3 next week.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:34 pm
Airport expansion activist sent back from US
An activist who campaigns against airport expansion has been barred from entering America.
John Stewart was taken off a plane yesterday by armed guards in New York and sent back to the UK on the next available flight. The 62 year old is in charge of Hacan. He led the campaign against the third runway at Heathrow and had planned to spent the next month campaigning in the States.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:32 pm
Esher fire update
A search is underway for one person who remains unaccounted for following a fire at a block of flats in Esher overnight
Firefighters were called to the blaze at Gibson court in Manor Road just after midnight. The fire broke out in one of the flats and spread quickly to the roof. Elmbridge Borough Council assisted the emergency services with the evacuation of 40 residents from the retirement complex. 11 fire engines attended the scene from Surrey and neighbouring counties. An investigation is now underway.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:31 pm
Quins team news
Harlequins make one change to the side which beat Worcester last week for Saturday's home clash with Sale Sharks.
Mike Brown and Sam Smith will be partnered this week by Seb Stegmann, who replaces Ugo Monye. Monye came off against Worcester with a knock but is expected to be fit for the visit to Welford Road next week.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:31 pm
Ali Dizaei re-instated
A former police chief says he has been re-instated as a commander at Scotland Yard following an appeal against his dismissal.
Ali Dizaei who was a Borough Commander in Hounslow is facing trial over corruption allegations. He claims the tribunal "unanimously" dismissed his sacking. There has been no immediate comment from Scotland Yard.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:29 pm
Thursday, 29 September 2011
Man blames daughters friends for her death in Clapham
The father of a girl who died after being attacked in Clapham says her friends are to blame for her death.
16 year old Julie Sheriff came to London from Sierra Leone in 2006 for a better life. However she was seriously injured after being stabbed in the head after a row with friends in Falcon Road. She died last week having spent four months in a coma. Raouf Sheriff claims Julie was hounded by a gang of girls after a dispute over a five pound note in January.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:10 pm
Man from Tooting speaks of his love for his late wife
A man from Tooting who found not guilty of killing his terminally ill wife, has spoken of his love for her.
72 year old Stuart Mungall, who starred in the original Yorkie Adverts, admitted smothering Joan at their house. She’d become bed bound after being diagnosed with a degenerative brain condition. He claimed diminished responsibility after struggling to cope.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:07 pm
Cyclist injured in West Ewell
A cyclist has suffered serious leg injuries after a road accident in West Ewell.
The collision happened around 8:30 this morning on Chessington Road near to the junction of Lansdowne Road and involved a car and bike. The cyclist has been taken to St Georges's hospital in Tooting.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:25 pm
Some residents object to development in Thames Ditton
Some residents in Thames Ditton have objected to a property developers plan to build four new homes in the area.
The Ye Olde Harrow site in Weston Green Road has been at the centre of a number of failed planning applications in the past six years. 48 letters of objection were sent to Elmbridge Borough Council during the consultation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:21 pm
Complaints increase at Epsom and St Helier
There’s been an increase in complaints to Epsom and St Helier NHS trust.
According to the latest figures there’s been a rise of 11%. The trust received 494 complaints the last financial year compared with 444 over the previous period. Of those received by the trust, six were referred to the Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman with two being upheld.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:19 pm
Improvement at Bronzefield
Inspectors of Bronzefield Prison in Ashford have noticed a significant improvement in its healthcare services.
Last year, an inspection of its medical facilities were described as “shockingly bad.” Officers are now following up reasons why appointments are missed, and there’s been a restructuring of outpatient services. However, the annual inspection has raised concern about the lack of female GP's and the high number of male custody officers at the woman’s prison.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:14 pm
Kingston Arena war rages on
The battle may be over but the war is far from won. That’s the view of residents following a recent meeting about the proposed Kingston Arena. An application by the developers for an alcohol license has been turned down completely. Although his is good news in the short term, the duo is likely to appeal that decision in court. Kingston Councillor Andrea Craig explains what the residents would like to see built in the place of the old Gala Bingo Hall. A consultation on the proposals ends tomorrow - to sign it and make your voice heard, click here
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:08 am
William and Kate open cancer unit at Royal Marsden
William and Kate open a new cancer unit for children at the Royal Marsden Hospital in Sutton today.
The visit comes as Clarence House this week confirmed the Duchess of Cambridge is meeting officials from causes she may wish to support.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:06 am
Wednesday, 28 September 2011
Cylinder problem over in Fulham
Fire crews have removed a leaking cylinder from a building in Fulham.
250 people were evacuated from the offices for the Institute of cancer research earlier but have now returned. Crews have revealed the cylinder contained carbon dioxide.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:38 pm
House damaged in Streatham fire
A house in Streatham has been badly damaged by fire.
The blaze broke out in the semi late last night in Heathdene Road damaging the roof. The house was empty at the time of the fire.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:13 pm
David Walliams tested for Weils disease
It's reported Banstead comedian David Walliams is being tested for a killer disease following his charity swim along the River Thames.
The Little Britain star has apparently developed symptoms associated with Weil's disease, since completing his 140-mile swim for Sport Relief. People normally get the infection through contact with contaminated water.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:12 pm
Major problems on A3 this morning
There’s been major disruption on the northbound section of the A3 at Esher after a three-vehicle collision this morning.
A heavy goods vehicle collided with a tipper and smaller van at around 8.20 – causing a mini digger to fall onto the road. Two lanes were closed while it was recovered - the road has now re-opened and delays have cleared. A man has been taken to Kingston Hospital with head injuries.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:11 pm
Good news for tube users in Wimbledon
London Underground confirmed that additional services will soon be introduced on the Wimbledon branch of the District Line.
Starting in December this year an extra five trains will run during the morning peak from Wimbledon Station into central London. That's a 12 per cent boost to passenger capacity. The improved timetable will be achieved through the withdrawal of the weekday shuttle service between Kensington Olympia and High Street Kensington. These trains carry an average of just 26 passengers but seriously restrict service capacity on other parts on the District Line.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:10 pm
Police investigate indecent exposure in Walton
Detectives are investigating an indecent exposure in Walton.
The suspect exposed himself to a teenager in public toilets in Walton Lane on Sunday afternoon. The suspect's as an olive-skinned man, around 5ft 10 with very short black and grey hair. Police say he's between 50 and 60-years-old, had a wrinkled face and was wearing a green jacket and dark trousers.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:09 pm
Villas Boas hits out at Lampard coverage in the media
Andre Villas-Boas is criticising "negative" coverage of Frank Lampard's role at the club as they prepare to face Valencia tonight.
The manager must decide whether to start with Lampard, after leaving the midfielder on the bench in three of the last four games. The 33-year-old midfielder lost his place in the England side earlier this month.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:08 pm
Tuesday, 27 September 2011
UPDATE: Man charged with murder tonight
A murder investigation has been launched in Kingston after a woman was found dead near the Cambridge Estate.
Police were called to the property on Cambridge Road just before 9.30 last night. The 37 year old was discovered with massive head injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene. A 29 year old man has been charged with her murder.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:45 pm
Lampard is highly thought of
Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas says he's getting tired of answering questions about Frank Lampard's future.
The England midfielder hasn't started the last four matches. But the Stamford Bridge boss has assured reporters that he values Lampard highly.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:45 pm
Verdict expected at weekend
It's understood a verdict in Amanda Knox's appeal against her murder conviction in Italy will be delivered on Saturday.
She's been described as a "Jessica Rabbit" figure by a defence lawyer during the closing arguments. The American was convicted of killing Coulsdon student Meredith Kercher in Italy almost four years ago. The portrayal of Knox's character has been a key issue in the case. Yesterday another lawyer portrayed her as a "She-Devil".
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:43 pm
Noami Campbell back to Streatham
Supermodel Naomi Campbell has returned to her native Streatham as part of a new documentary about her life.
The 41year old speaks candidly about her five year battle with cocaine and arrests for assault. She also talks about growing up in Streatham during the 30 minute programme for satellite channel CNBC. Campbell, whose father abandoned her, was scouted at the age of 15.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:09 pm
Kingston sees big rise in drunks needing help
The number of Londoners getting so drunk they need medical help has soared to a record level.
Ambulances attended almost 70,000 alcohol-related calls last year, up eight per cent on the previous year. London Ambulance Service says crews have to deal with almost 200 drunken patients every day. Kingston saw nearly 20 per cent more call-outs for drunks this year - the biggest rise across all boroughs.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:09 pm
David Walliams suffers back injury
It appears the feat isn’t over yet for David Walliams.
Having completed his mammoth charity swim of the Thames, it’s been revealed he is now suffering from a torn back disc. He struggled with an upset stomach and was bitten by water fleas during the 140 mile swim, which has left him in agony. The comedian from Banstead has been forced to pull out of several charity appearances.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:05 pm
Latest from Amanda Knox appeal
Amanda Knox has been described as a "Jessica Rabbit" figure by a defence lawyer at the appeal against her murder conviction in Italy.
He said she has been transformed into a femme fatale during the trial, but is actually a faithful woman - with nothing but tenderness between her and Meredith Kercher. Prosecutors are calling for her sentence - of 26 years - to be changed to life, for murdering the Coulsdon student.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:03 pm
Monday, 26 September 2011
Mark Cavendish speaks about next years Olympic road cycling event
Newly crowned world champion Mark Cavendish has been speaking about next year’s Olympic road cycling event in Surrey.
The Team GB rider spoke of the challenges that nine laps of Box Hill will present to the Olympic athletes next year. He says “it’s really, really good and a perfect little circuit for the race. Cavendish was crowned world road race champion at the weekend.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:43 pm
Man arrested following burglary in Woking
A 34-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a number of burglaries at licensed premises across the Woking area.
The man, who is from Woking, was arrested on Saturday in connection with the break-ins. The man's been bailed pending further investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:42 pm
Police appeal for witnesses following crash in Esher
Two men have suffered serious head injuries after an accident on the A3 at Esher.
A van and car collided in the early hours of this morning on the Northbound carriageway. Police are appealing for witnesses.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:42 pm
New Met Police commissioner starts his job
The new Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police force is starting his first proper day in the job.
Bernard Hogan-Howe was appointed earlier this month and replaces Sir Paul Stephenson. Speaking after he got the job, he said he wanted to make "criminals fear the police."
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:41 pm
A judge is calling for London riot victims to come forward
A former judge leading the inquiry into the riots in Croydon is asking victims to get in contact with him.
The council has begun an independent review into last month's disorder, with William Barnett QC chairing the panel. People can submit statements to the panel via letter, email or telephone until 10th October.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:40 pm
Sunday, 25 September 2011
Scooter protest on the A3
Hundreds of bikers and scooter riders rode along the A3 from Ripley in a protest at new laws from the European Union.
The Virgin Soldiers Scooter Club are campaigning against a new regulation which would stop them modifying their own machines. They’re hoping to secure the support of Runnymede and Weybridge MP Phillip Hammond who’s also Secretary of State for Transport. Spokesman Jay Dee says more than 200 scooters took part.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:10 pm
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