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Saturday, 19 November 2011

Shepperton Studios Await Permisison to Build on Green Belt

Shepperton studios could be allowed to build on the surrounding green belt while its backlot where film sets are built, is dug up for gravel extraction.

The world class studios could be given special permission by Spelthorne Borough Council while the work is carried out.

The studios are in high demand next year and the backlot facility is essential to international filmakers using the studios.

The proposal is still under consultation by planning officers at the council.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:09 pm  

Help Plant an Edible Playground
Families in Chiswick are being asked to roll their sleeves up and plant berries!

Abundance Chiswick is calling for volunteers to help plant lots of fruit at the playground in Dukes Meadows.

They want to create a delicious edible play area with redcurrants, whitecurrants, blackcurrants and alpine strawberries.

If you want to get involved head to Dukes Meadows on Saturday 3rd December from 11am – 4pm.

Volunteers are asked to bring warm clothing, gloves and perhaps a favourite planting trowel or shovel, but these will also be provided.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:20 pm  

Police renew appeals for missing man from Chessington
Police are renewing appeals for information to find a vulnerable 78 year old man from Chessington who's gone missing.

Michael Rosewell suffers from Alzheimers and was last seen leaving his home in Green Lane around 6.45 Friday evening.

He's not believed to have any money or a phone with him.

He's described as white, 5 foot 8 inches tall, slim with grey hair.

He was wearing a green jumper, black tracksuit trousers and an overcoat.

Anyone with information should contact Kingston CID or ring 101.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:27 pm  

Banker from Croydon sent to prison for fraud
Two Barclays bank workers have been sent to prison for a 1-point-4 million pound fraud of elderly customers.

Karl Dean Edwards - who managed a branch in Birmingham - and personal banker Andrew Waters - who worked at the firm's Croydon branch - were each sentenced to five years.

They were paid by an organised crime team to syphon money from the bank accounts of wealthy customers.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:45 am  

Search for missing Chessington man
Police are concerned for the safety of a 78 year old man from Chessington who's gone missing.

Michael Rosewell suffers from Alzheimers and was last seen leaving his home in Green Lane around 6.45 Friday evening.

He's not believed to have any money or a phone with him.

He's described as white, 5 foot 8 inches tall, slim with grey hair. He was wearing a green jumper, black tracksuit trousers and an overcoat.

Anyone with information should contact Kingston CID on 020 8721 5897.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:24 am  

Gravel Extraction plans for Laleham
Plans for gravel extraction at Manor Farm in Laleham are going on show.

Brett Aggregates are undertaking a public consultation before submitting a planning application to Surrey County Council in the New Year.

There'll be a public exhibition of the company's proposals at Laleham Recreation Ground Pavilion on the 1st of December.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:32 am  

Friday, 18 November 2011

Croydon Barclays Bank worker in fraud case
Four men have been jailed for defrauding elderly Barclays Bank customers of £1.3 million.

Two of the men worked for the bank, including 26 year old Andrew Waters who worked at the Croydon branch. Both he and Karl Edwards from Birmingham received jail sentences of 5 years.

Joseph Murphy from Carshalton was sentenced to 3 years and 9 months for being one of two men not working for the bank who helped to move the money offshore.

The bank employees identified dormant accounts and the others posed as relations of the account holders using fake passports and bank accounts.

Only £51,000 has been recovered.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:38 pm  

Hospital Key Thief
Police are hunting a woman who is believed to have stolen keys from hospital patients in order to burgle their empty homes.

The woman has been captured on CCTV at Crawley Hospital on the 7th November and is also thought to have taken keys at St. George's Hospital in Tooting and at the East Surrey Hospital in Redhill.

Sussex police want to identify her before she strikes again.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:37 pm  

Robber jailed for series of raids
A man has been jailed for a series of armed robberies across west and south-west London.

24 year old Michael Francis-Dwyer was sentenced to 11 years.

He had previously pleaded guilty to robbery and firearms offences in Clapham, Hammersmith and Chiswick.

He was part of a group of men who robbed five pubs and a convenience store over a six-week period.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:11 pm  

Man jailed for two sex attacks in South West London
A man has been jailed for raping two women within in a four month period.

31 year old Bobby Urwin was jailed for ten years.

In January he attacked a woman in Kingston and in March another in Chessington.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:10 pm  

Police investigate break in at Woking store
Detectives in Woking are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a Woking department store.

Last Sunday evening two men wearing white masks entered Debenhams in the Peacocks Shopping Centre.

The suspects stole a quantity of cash, perfumes and a handbag.

The first suspect is 6ft tall, wore a black hooded jacket and dark coloured trousers.

The second was around 5ft 10” and wore a white boiler suit
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:46 pm  

Quins make 3 changes
Harlequins make 3 changes for tomorrow's Heineken Cup clash with Gloucester.

The rotation continues at hooker with Joe Gray back in.

Argentinian Tomas Vallejos replaces the injured Olly Kohn in the second row.

There is only one change in the backs.

Matt Hopper makes his first competitive start for the club, replacing George Lowe, who injured his ankle against Connacht.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:31 pm  

Streatham Redskins ready for Invicta
Streatham Redskins have a fully fit squad ahead of their clash against Invicta Dynamos on Sunday.

The South Londoners are looking to extend their unbeaten run of 3 games.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:52 am  

K's boss misses game
Kingstonian manager Alan Dowson will not be taking charge of their game at Margate tomorrow.

The club says he’ll be taking a short time out while recovering from a health issue.

Head Coach Mark hams will take charge of the team in Dowson’s absence.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:51 am  

Investigation underway in Walton
The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating after a woman fell to her death in Walton.

Frances Murray was seriously injured in the fall from a first floor flat on Sunday evening.

The 57-year-old died in hospital the following morning.

The IPCC say Mrs Murray had twice called 999 that evening and Surrey Police had gone to her address.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:51 am  

Brewer plans on display in Wandsworth
The owners of the Ram Brewery in Wandsworth are hosting a second public exhibition to showcase their redevelopment plans.

Minerva's event takes place tomorrow morning at the brewery.

The proposal is for a mixed use development including around 400 residential apartments alongside new shop, restaurant and business space.

The development could provide an estimated 1000 new jobs in the town centre.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:50 am  

Surrey Council opens online vault
Surrey County Council has opened a an online vault of millions of fact and figures to help people find important information in one place.

The free site called Surrey-i has a built in map and by entering their postcode residents can find all the information they need on services and facilities in their community.

Roads covered by gritting trucks in severe winter weather, care homes offering places for the elderly and crime rates on local streets can all be found on the site.

To use the website visit www.surreyi.gov.uk
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:16 am  

Thursday, 17 November 2011

PM visits McLaren
David Cameron has paid a visit to Woking this morning.

The Prime Minister was at McLaren automotive as they open their new factory.

It’s expected 1,000 new jobs will be created.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:58 pm  

Surrey PCSO jailed for wasting police time
A former Surrey police community support officer has been jailed for 16 weeks after pleading guilty to wasting police time.

46 year old Kim Boichat from Horley, was sentenced by magistrates for claiming she had received harassing letters and text messages.

She was suspended from duty in July and has since resigned.

Boichat, who was based at Mole Valley, was charged following an investigation by the force's professional standards department.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:57 pm  

A and E warning at Ashford and St Peter's hospital
Health chiefs at Ashford and St Peters hospitals are asking people to only go to A and E if they really need to.

It follows a couple of days of intense activity.

A spokeswoman for the hospitals says they are experiencing unprecedented levels and its exceptionally busy with long waits.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:56 pm  

Police try to trace driver in Byfleet
Police have released details of a man they would like to speak to in relation to a serious assault in Byfleet in May.

It left a man with serious head and back injuries.

Officers also like to speak to the man in connection with the theft of beer from a petrol station in Addlestone on the same night.

The assault took place in Chertsey Road when a car was driven at the victim hitting him.

The suspect's white, about 20, 5ft 5, average build with short brown hair.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:55 pm  

Inquest into the death of Kingston University student
An inquest has heard of how a student from Kingston University lost her fight for life after a stampede at a nightclub.

19 year old Laurene-Danielle Jackson was one of hundreds trapped in a stairwell in a night club in Northampton.

The psychology and criminology student is said to have died of traumatic asphyxiation, as revellers rushed for the exit at the Lava and Ignite club last month.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:45 am  

People in favour of name change for Staines
The majority of people living in Staines have voted in favour of adding “Upon-Thames” to the areas name.

The vote followed a month-long consultation in Spelthorne District Council‘s cabinet.

Originally, the idea was that of Alex Tribick, chairman of the Spelthorne Business Forum.

The vote will now go through an official council meeting, with the name change taking effect in May next year.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:34 am  

MP for Twickenham to question Richmond Council over child performance licences
Vince Cable is to address Richmond Council over its plans to implement charges to fast track child performance licences.

There’s reports the authority might issue 50 fee so that a licence can be obtained within 5 days.

Tarquin Shaw-Young, head of casting at the franchise Stagecoach, approached the MP for Twickenham.

A council spokesperson says they’re taking a look at the licence process - but no decisions have been made over a fast track system.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:31 am  

Esher and Walton MP calls for minimum wage to be scrapped
Conservative MP Dominic Raab is calling for the minimum wage to scrapped for young people.

The MP for Esher and Walton has said that the restriction is “hurting” job prospects for youngsters hitting the job ladder.

The number of people out of work in the UK has reached a 17 year high, at 2-point-6-2 million.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:09 am  

Chelsea and Fulham MP warns of super sewer dangers
There’s a warning that traffic Chelsea and Fulham could be grid locked for years, if plans to build a super sewer get the go ahead.

Thames Water says that Carnwath Road is a key drilling site for the 4.1billion pound project.

The MP for the area Greg Hands has said its unacceptable that large number of lorries transport soil through residential areas.

The tunnel will be the biggest engineering scheme undertaken in the capital, with a six-year construction period set to begin in 2016.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:07 am  

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Police in Ewell appeal for information following car chase
Police are searching for witnesses following a half hour car chase around Ewell – a month after the incident.

A blue BMW was signalled to pull over on Hook Road, but instead sped off and pulled into Chase Road.

The chase took place on the 18th October at around 11.30 in the morning.

A 26 year old man from Croydon and a 32 year old man from Wandsworth have been arrested and were later bailed.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:33 pm  

Police appeal over poppy tin theft in Epsom
Police have released descriptions of two men they would like to speak to in connection with the theft of a poppy tin in Epsom.

On Remembrance Sunday two men accompanied by a young girl walked into the Co-Op store on Upper High Street.

One distracted the sales assistant whilst the other cut the cord securing the tin to the counter and stole it.

The first man's white, in his 20s and around five foot nine with short brown hair.

The second man is white, in his 20s and bald.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:59 pm  

Fraudster sentenced for selling fake Wimbledon tickets
A fraudster who made thousands of pounds selling counterfeit tickets for Wimbledon has received an eight-month suspended sentence.

33 year old Bradley Roquette from Croydon pleaded guilty at Southwark Crown Court to five counts of fraud.

He's also been given a 150 hours of community service.

Roquette was arrested after he sold an officer a counterfeit ticket for the Women's finals for £900.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:58 pm  

IPCC rule on police shooting
Two men from South West London shot dead by police as they robbed a security guard outside a bank were killed lawfully.

Mark Nunes, from Streatham, and Andrew Markland, from Brixton, were shot in 2007 during a raid in Hampshire.

During an inquest jurors saw CCTV footage of the moment police shot Nunes as he pointed a gun at a security guard’s head.

But an IPCC investigation did find police had a ‘window of opportunity’ to arrest the pair safely.

The Met say they’ll review recommendations made by the Independent Police Complaints Commission and the coroner.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:14 pm  

Jon Coke testimonal
A testimonial’s to be held tonight for long serving former Kingstonian footballer Jon Coke.

The game will be played between K’s manager Alan Dowson’s All Stars and the defender’s Jon Coke’s Legends.

Ex-Wimbledon players Marcus Gayle, Dean Holdsworth and former Chelsea stars Neil Shipperly and Ian Pearce are taking part.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:13 pm  

Chelsea boss denies FA charge
Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas has denied a Football Association charge over comments he made about a referee.

He's admitted he was "very aggressive" with Chris Foy, who sent off two Blues players and booked seven others in the match against QPR.

The 34 year old was charged with improper conduct last week after the club received an FA fine of £20,000.

A Chelsea statement says the manager is denying the charge against him and has submitted his response to the FA.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:12 pm  

New campaign to raise awareness of dementia
Care Services Minister & Sutton MP Paul Burstow has teamed up with Dementia UK to help raise awareness in London.

It’s thought that 67-thousand people in the capital are living with dementia – but only 61 per cent have been diagnosed.

A study’s found Kensington & Chelsea has the lowest diagnosis rate in south west London – with just 30 per cent.

Nearby Hammersmith & Fulham stood at 32, Sutton & Merton 34, Kingston 37 and Wandsworth 38 per cent.

Hounslow came out as the best performing – but still only diagnosed 46 per cent of sufferers.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:08 pm  

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Drugs search at Woking station
Nine people were stopped and searched during a police drugs operation outside Woking station last Saturday.

It was part of a large-scale campaign aimed at tackling the supply of class A drugs across the borough.

Although on this occasion no narcotics were found, police believe the action reinforces the strong anti-drugs message.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:30 pm  

Over 250 Local Residents Attend Special Public Meeting on Heathrow

On the 10th of November Zac Goldsmith hosted a special public meeting that gave local residents an opportunity to discuss Heathrow related issues with executives from BAA. The discussion covered a range of topics including the Heathrow’s Operational Freedom Trials and the upcoming consultation over night flights. BAA's Director of Policy & Political Relations; Rick Norman, BAA's Head of Noise and Air Quality; and Tim Hardy, BAA's Airside Director joined Zac on the panel.

A heated question and answer session saw BAA’s representatives reassure residents that the Operational Freedom Trials would not increase the number of flights operating into and out of Heathrow. BAA also reiterated that the principle of runway alteration would be protected. BAA said that whilst they expected the trials to reduce delays, noise, carbon emissions and improve air quality, and punctuality, they would could not be certain of these outcomes until the trial’s results had been analysed.

The Richmond Heathrow Campaign, which turned out in force, asked BAA to promise to present the trial’s findings in full, and welcomed the fact that the trials were being monitored by both the CAA and a team from Cambridge University. However, it asked BAA to publish the full terms of reference for the trial. BAA agreed to consider this request.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:22 pm  

Man from Hammersmith jailed for robberies
A man from Hammersmith is one of five men who’ve been jailed for a series of robberies on cash in transit vans.

21 year old Aaron Pope was sentenced to eight years for his part in the robberies, after being found guilty at Isleworth Crown Court.

The rest of the group was sentenced to a total of 22 after pleading guilty to the offences.

They carried out five raids across London between December 2010 and January this year.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:48 pm  

Ram Brewery plans about to go on show
The owners of the Ram Brewery in Wandsworth are hosting a second public exhibition to showcase their redevelopment plans.

Minerva's event takes place at the brewery on Thursday and Saturday.

The feedback will be used to develop the designs further before a full planning application is submitted.

The proposal is for a mixed use development including around 460 residential apartments alongside new shop, restaurant and business space.

The development could provide an estimated 1000 new jobs in the town centre.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:47 pm  

Lewis hopes win will help next season
Lewis Hamilton says he hopes his win in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be the start of a more positive chapter in his career.

The McLaren driver has had a difficult season being beaten by his Woking team- mate Jenson Button in the Championship.

He's also had numerous on and off track squabbles with Ferrari's Felippe Massa.

Lewis says it's early days but this is definitely the start of something hopefully very good.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:46 pm  

Epsom nurse gets suspended sentence
A nurse who worked at Epsom hospital has been given a 9-month suspended sentence for theft and possession of drugs.

Caroline Nxumalo stole tablets and pregnancy kits from the hospital and St Helier in Carshalton.

After raiding the 38 year old’s house in Sutton police found a large number of Class-B drugs, including codeine and solpadol.

She’s also been given a 12-month supervision order and has to carry out 100 hours of community service.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:41 pm  

Monday, 14 November 2011

Road rage attack Tadworth
A man has been sentenced to six years in prison for a stabbing in Tadworth.

Jason Bradley attacked his victim in a fit of road rage, shouting abuse before stabbing him in the arm.

The incident happened at the junction between Pebble Hill Road and Headley Common Road in February.

Bradley who is 43 was sentenced at Guildford Crown court last Thursday
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:55 pm  

Warning from Lord Rogers
The South East is in danger of turning into an English version of the over developed American town of Los Angeles.

That’s the damning view of leading architect Lord Rogers who is condemning Government plans to relax planning laws.

He says the region’s green belt will be sacrificed if developers are allowed to continue building at the rate they already are.

He’s urging ministers to make the most of derelict buildings and established cities.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:47 pm  

Police use off road bikes to patrol the beat
Police in Mole Valley will use off-road motorcycles to patrol their beat.

The Neighbourhood Teams secured the funding themselves to use bikes for 6 months.

The trial begins today and is an attempt to crackdown on rural crime.

A launch event is being held this afternoon at the Burford Bridge hotel.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:46 pm  

Man jailed for sex attack in Battersea
A man who sexually assaulted a woman at a party in Battersea has been jailed for three years and ten months.

A jury at Kingston Crown Court had found 27 year old Benjamin Kwahu Boateng from Crawford guilty of one count of sexual assault.

Police say Boateng took advantage of a vulnerable female who was asleep at the time of the attack.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:45 pm  

Tributes to Alan Keen MP
The Labour MP for Feltham and Heston Alan Keen has died at the age of 73.

He passed away after a long battle against liver cancer.

Mr Keen, whose wife Ann is a former Labour MP and health minister, had been MP for Feltham and Heston since 1992. He was also chairman of Parliament's all-party football group.

Alan Keen was a member of Hounslow Borough Council from 1986-90 before entering Parliament in 1992. He had a majority of 4,600 in the last election.

And is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.

Announcing his death, which happened last Thursday, Gordon Brown said in a statement: "Alan was a great MP, locally popular, a diligent London MP, and a great fighter for local causes.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:43 pm  

Man jailed for selling 'dangerous' jewellery
A foreign student arrested after Wandsworth Trading Standards made “one of the UK’s largest counterfeit jewellery seizures” has been jailed for 18 months.

25 year old Zhanhong Zheng, who amassed a 3 million haul of fake goods prompted a public health alert last year.

It's after it emerged he was selling jewellery and cufflinks containing high levels of poisonous nickel.

Tests on pieces revealed levels up to 28 times higher than health and safety laws allow.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:41 pm  

Concern over the number of cops in Kingston assaulted
The Metropolitan Police Federation is blaming the courts for being too soft on criminals who attack police officers.

According to figures released through the Freedom of Information Act 80 officers in Kingston borough have been assaulted in the past two years.

One officer, assaulted while on duty, needed 2-and-half months off work to recover.

Peter Smyth, Chairman of the Metropolitan Police Federation, has called on the government to introduce new legislation to better protect cops.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:20 am  

Sunday, 13 November 2011

Alcohol Hounslow
The death rate from alcohol among men in Hounslow is nearly 50 percent higher than the national average.

That’s according to a report from the Hounslow Community Safety Partnership

The alarming new figures reveal there were 19.2 deaths from alcohol per 100,000 males in the borough from 2007-2009

This compares with the national average of 13.1.

A much lower figure was recorded among women.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:47 pm  

Wandsworth meets over flight trials
Wandsworth residents are to meet to discuss the effects of Heathrow's new flight trials.

The airport is using both runways at once in an attempt to ease overcrowding.

Some have complained about the additional noise.

The meeting will help to form the areas response to the tests.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:44 pm  

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