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Saturday, 31 December 2011
Arrest for Sunbury indecent assault
A 49 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of indecently assaulting a 14 year old girl at a bus stop in Sunbury.
The teenager was attacked at the junction of Beechwood Avenue and Vicarage Road by a man who had started a conversation with her.
She managed to push him and run away.
The man has been released on bail until the 6th of January.
Surrey Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident which took place on the 16th of December at around 6.30 in the evening.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:12 am
Finance workshops in Wandsworth
With family budgets still suffering from the cost of Christmas, there's help for those who need advice on how to control their cash.
Free finance workshops with trained money coaches are being offered by Christians Against Poverty in the new year to help people avoid debt problems.
The Putney Evangelical Church in Wandsworth will be starting a course on the 17th of January.
More information can be found at www.capmoney.org.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:11 am
Friday, 30 December 2011
Police question man over Woking motorbike theft
A man from Surbiton has been questioned about the theft of a motorbike in Woking.
The 37 year old was arrested on Wednesday night in the Goldsworth Park area after a search involving the police helicopter.
He's been released on bail until February.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:53 pm
Teenage girl indecently assaulted in Sunbury
A teenager has been indecently assaulted while waiting for a bus in Sunbury.
The 14-year-old girl was approached by a man at the junction of Beechwood Avenue and Vicarage Road on the 16th December.
He then grabbed and assaulted her before she pushed him away and ran off to alert police.
Police have subsequently arrested a 49-year-old man – who’s been released on bail while the investigation continues.
Officers are appealing for witnesses.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:49 pm
Police issue warnings over Spelthorne thefts
Police are urging residents in Spelthorne to remain alert and secure their cars to help curb the number of theft reports.
They’re currently investigating cases where unlocked vehicles, even in private driveways, were left with valuables inside.
Some items stolen include satellite navigation system, clothes, Gucci sunglasses, money, and six bottles of wine.
Officers have increased but say that more has to been done to discourage thieves.
Precautions include taking all devices with you, installing an alarm or steering wheel lock and of course- lock all doors.
If you have witnessed any suspicious activity, please dial 101 for the Surrey Police.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:46 pm
Quins announce squad for Chiefs game
The Quins Team will have a few changes for the Big Game 4 versus the Chiefs.
The Rugby team will have Seb Stegmann on the wing and Rory Clegg will take over at 10.
Evans will miss the next couple of Aviva Premiership games due to a minor injury.
Captain Chris Robshaw will revert to No6 and Luke Wallace will start at No7 while Tom Guest returns from injury to No8.
Nick Easter and Mo Fa’asavalu were both injured against Saracens but are expected to play Northampton next week.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:11 pm
Wandsworth to plant trees for Diamond Jubilee
Wandsworth will shortly be planting six new black poplar trees to mark next year’s Diamond Jubilee.
The mayor joined representatives from all 32 London boroughs to collect the trees from Sir David Attenborough at a special ceremony in Holland Park .
The trees were donated by black poplar expert Roger Jefcoate.
The saplings were 'grown on' at Holland Park by gardeners from Kensington and Chelsea.
The trees will be planted throughout the capital to mark next year's celebrations.
In Wandsworth they will be planted in six different locations early in the new year - one each in Wandsworth, Balham, Battersea, Tooting, Roehampton and Putney.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:07 pm
Police investigating murder raid South West addresses
Police raided the homes of up to 20 suspected gang members today following the murder of Seydou Diarrasouba in Oxford Street.
Officers swooped on addresses in Merton, Wandsworth and Southwark making thirteen arrests as well as seizing a large amount of cash.
The individuals targeted are believed to be associated with gangs that could have been involved in the attack on the 18 year old from Mitcham.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:02 pm
Cahill could be on his way to Chelsea
Bolton have given defender Gary Cahill permission to open talks with Chelsea about a transfer to Stamford Bridge.
The clubs have agreed a fee for the England international.
He'll now discuss personal terms.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:38 am
New calls for national dog registration scheme
Battersea Dogs & Cats home are calling on the government to create a national dog registration scheme.
Its in reaction to the news that the EU is relaxing rules for owners taking pets to European countries in the New Year.
It’ll mean dogs, cats and ferrets coming into the UK from any country will no longer have to be quarantined.
The charity is concerned about the possible risk of diseases such as rabies and tapeworms spreading.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:37 am
New figures out on rail fares
Rail passengers in Britain are paying far more for season tickets than their counterparts in Europe - in one case ten times as much.
Figures from the Campaign for Better Transport show the 22-mile journey from Woking to London costs more than 3-thousand pounds a year.
In Italy a similar journey is just 336 pounds.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:36 am
Midwife delivers her own baby
A midwife has delivered her own baby – in her bathroom.
Claire Clarke-Wood had just got home from a 13-hour shift at Croydon University Hospital when the contractions began.
Because they came on so quickly there was no time to take her to the hospital – so she delivered the baby herself, using a make-up mirror.
Despite being born just over three weeks early both mother and baby Esmay are said to be ‘doing really well’.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:35 am
Hounslow gets new medical centre
Residents in Hounslow have welcomed the opening of a new medical centre at Beavers Estate.
The Meadows Centre for Health on Chinchilla Drive cost 5.7- million pounds and replaces the Greenbrook Medical Practice.
The state-of-the-art, 13-thousand square feet centre incorporates a pharmacy and a range of community based health services.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:08 am
Ealing man charged with murder
A 27-year-old man from Ealing will appear before Brent Magistrates Court today charged with the murder of a woman.
23-year-old Ruby Love's body was discovered in the Grand Union Canal at Bankside, Southall on Christmas day.
Manzar Juma was arrested on Tuesday.
Police are still appealing for information from anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious near the Grand Union Canal on or before Christmas day.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:38 am
Thursday, 29 December 2011
Dangerous drugs stolen in Woking
Police are warning that a number of potentially dangerous veterinary drugs could be on the market following a break-in at a practice in Woking.
Hundreds of pounds worth of drugs, including those used to put animals to sleep, were stolen in the burglary at the Pet Doctors premises in Robin Hood Road in Knaphill.
The theft occurred sometime between Xmas Eve and today.
Police say the drugs could be very dangerous in the wrong hands.
Police are also investigating an attempted break-in at Rowlands Pharmacy in St Johns, during the early hours of yesterday morning.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:42 pm
Home found for dogs thrown from moving truck
Two abandoned dogs who were thrown from the window of a moving lorry have found a new home for the new year.
The pair, named Thelma and Louise, were rescued last month by a passer-by and brought to Battersea Dogs Home to recover.
Staff were unwilling to separate the pair, a mongrel and a Jack Russell terrier, because of the strong bond between the two.
The duo were finally found a new home in Essex, and are settling in well after moving in just before Christmas.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:29 pm
Chelsea academy try out new pitches
Chelsea’s academy team has tested the new sports pitches at Battersea Park.
The two sports pitches are now open for use after a refurbishment costed £350,000.
The pitches will be used by sports clubs and schools.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:48 pm
North Cheam attacker hit with community order
An 18-year-old from Streatham has been sentenced to a community order of 60 hours unpaid work.
It's after he pleaded guilty to assault with intent to rob on a 16-year-old boy in North Cheam.
Gauthum Vijayakumar also received a 12-week a night curfew and will be electronically monitored.
His friend, 18 year old Sobinath Selvarajah from Tooting was sentenced on to a community service order for six months and a 12-week curfew.
A group of about six youths stopped, grabbed and punched a 16-year-old boy outside the Busy Bees Nursery in North Cheam last November.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:46 pm
Surrey Police Chairman opposes elected commissioners
One of Surrey's most senior Police Authority figures says he's against elected commissioners.
Next year the Government is planning to scrap local police authorities in favour of one elected commissioner.
Chairman of Surrey Police Authority Peter Williams says a problem could be whether people will know who the candidates are and whether they will know their skills.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:42 pm
Search for Olympic spirit in Elmbridge
Elmbridge residents are being urged to get in the Olympic spirit.
With time ticking down to the 2012 games the council are urging community groups to get in touch and organise an event.
In particular they’re looking for arts organisations, sports clubs, health organisations and playgroups.
For details of how you can get involved go to www.elmbridge.gov.uk/2012 or email [email protected]
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:09 pm
England could play Six Nations at Old Trafford
England rugby union bosses are reportedly considering switching one of the team's Six Nations games to the north of the country in 2013.
Old Trafford in Manchester and St James' Park in Newcastle have been mentioned as possible alternatives to Twickenham.
The RFU want to generate more interest in the game away from the south of England.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:55 am
Surrey turns to bikes to combat snow
A quad bike gritter is the latest weapon in Surrey County Council’s armoury to tackle any ice or snow this winter.
The four-wheeler is being used on a trial basis to grit roads and clear snow at the same time in places ordinary trucks cannot go.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:54 am
Helguson re-signs for QPR
QPR striker Heidar Helguson has signed a contract extension through to 2013.
The 34-year-old has scored seven goals in 12 Premier League appearances this season following the club's promotion from the Championship.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:53 am
Former Blues boss in Paris
Former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has been spotted in Paris again ahead of his expected appointment as manager of Paris St Germain.
This time he was at a hospital.
It's thought he was having a medical.
The club are also reportedly close to signing David Beckham.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:51 am
Most expensive streets in England and Wales have been revealed
Campden Hill Square near Kensington Palace has been named as the most expensive street to live on in England and Wales.
A property there will set you back an average of 4-point-9 million pounds.
The street is amongst seven in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea which made the top ten compiled by Lloyds TSB.
Leys Road in Oxshott was top of the list outside of London – with the average home there selling for 3-point-1 million.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:10 am
Wednesday, 28 December 2011
11 released on bail
Eleven people arrested over the murder of a teenager in the Boxing Day sales have been released on police bail.
Seydou Diarrassouba was attacked at the Foot Locker store in London's Oxford Street.
The 18 year old from Mitcham died from a single stab wound to the heart.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:25 pm
Southern trains to be built by Bombardier
British train-maker Bombardier, which lost out to Germany for a lucrative order, has won a new 188-million pound contract.
The Department for Transport is providing 80-million pounds for the new deal with the Southern train company.
It'll build 130 new rail carriages for Southern that runs services in south London, Surrey, Sussex and Kent.
Derby-based Bombardier announced hundreds of job losses when the government awarded a Thameslink contract to Siemens.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:40 am
Police appeal after robbery in Epsom
Detectives are appealing for help after an 11-year-old boy was robbed as he walked home in Epsom.
The victim was approached by two youths on Horton Hill at its junction with Upper Court.
One of the suspects demanded money from the boy who handed over some change and a laser pen.
The first suspect is white and was wearing black trousers and a black jacket with a white face covering.
The second suspect is also white and wearing black trousers and a black jacket with a red face covering.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:39 am
Teenager rescued after a fall in Sutton
A teenager has been rescued after falling from the top of a building on Sutton High Street.
The 17-year-old woman fell nearly 20 feet and became wedged in a narrow gap between two walls in the early hours of this morning.
It took emergency services nearly two hours to free her before she could be taken to hospital.
It’s not thought she’s broken any bones.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:36 am
New medical help in South East
People from across South East with a common and debilitating hand condition are set to benefit.
It's as the region's specialist reconstructive surgery centre becomes the first hospital to offer an innovative new treatment on the NHS.
The Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead has begun using a simple injection to treat patients with a common condition that leaves their hands bent out of shape.
Carried out as an outpatient procedure, the injection has immediate results and avoids the need for surgery or a lengthy recovery period.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:35 am
Two guilty of selling counterfeit shoes
Lengthy custodial sentences have been given to two people found guilty of selling counterfeit goods online.
PayPal accounts indicate that the two individuals received almost a quarter of a million pounds income from counterfeit shoe sales on E-Bay.
At Kingston Crown Court Antoine Simhani received a 27 month custodial sentence – the longest for someone prosecuted by Kingston trading Standards.
Fan Fanny Cheung was given a twelve month custodial sentence suspended for 18 months.
Confiscation hearings will now take place to recover any unspent proceeds from the criminal sale of counterfeit shoes.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:34 am
Police say Oxford Street murder victim 'stabbed in the heart'
A teenager from Mitcham, murdered on a busy shopping street on Boxing Day, died from a single stab wound to the heart.
Seydou Diarrassouba was killed after a fight broke out at a Foot Locker store on Oxford Street.
11 people are being held by police in connection with the 18-year-old's death.
Another youth was stabbed on the same street just a few hours later.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:12 am
Concerns over Wandsworth prison overcrowding
Concerns are being raised over the safety and security of Wandsworth prison due to it being over crowded.
A report released by The Prison Reform Trust found the jail is running at 145 percent of it's capacity and is short of fifty two members of staff.
The festive season and new year has sparked new concerns -
It was this time last year that dozens of inmates burnt buildings during a riot at the Ford open prison is West Sussex.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:12 am
Richmond residents told to make the most of energy grants
Residents groups in Richmond are being given the chance to apply for a new raft of energy efficiency grants.
A 10-million pound government fund is being set up as part of the coalition’s forthcoming Green Deal programme.
The funding can be used by not for profit or voluntary groups to commission assessments of building’s energy efficiency levels.
If you're interested you can apply at www.greencommunities.org.uk before January the 20th.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:07 am
New apprenticeships for Surrey
Ninety-five new apprenticeships have been set up in Surrey.
That's according to Surrey County Council which has pledged to find a total of 200 opportunities for youngsters across the county.
It's hoping that all 16-19 year-olds in Surrey will be in work, training or education by 2015.
Councillor Tim Hall says that apprentices have a lot to offer businesses, including practical skills and IT know how.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:06 am
An Investigation is launched after a flat fire in Fulham
An investigation is under way after a fire broke out at a flat in Fulham on Christmas morning.
Four fire fighters and twenty fire engines attended the blaze on Lillie Road.
One man was rescued from the flames and has been treated for burns and smoke inhalation. Nobody else was hurt.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:19 am
Tuesday, 27 December 2011
Police have just issued an appeal for witnesses after a woman was raped in Wallington in November.
The victim was attacked on London Road near the Grange Restaurant and taken into Beddington Park just before 11.00pm on Sunday November 20th.
The suspect was wearing dark clothing and was seen at a bus stop by the parade of shops at Wallington Green before getting on a 410 bus towards Wallington.
He is believed to be of oriental origin, 40 to 50 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall, of medium build with receeding dark hair.
Police would like to hear from anyone who was near the A237 London Road which runs between Wallington Green and Hackbridge and Mitcham, in the Grange Restaurant or Beddington Park itself around the time of the attack.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:23 am
Richmond council unveils plans for new 'Riverside' pool
The first images of Richmond’s new 'Riverside' pool have been unveiled by the borough’s council.
An artist’s impression of the site shows a grassed area behind the Café Sunshine and a park space in front of the old diving board.
The plans are based on community-led proposals brought forward by local people and businesses.
It’s hoped the pool will be opened in time for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:31 am
Monday, 26 December 2011
Stabbing Oxford Street W1
Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in Oxford Street, W1.
At 1.45 officers were called to reports that a man had been stabbed at the junction of Stratford Place.
The victim who is believed to be in his late teens or early twenties was pronounced dead at the scene.
A number of arrests have been made.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:18 pm
M25 Accident Heathrow
Police are appealing for witnesses following an accident on the M25 this morning.
Officers were called at 7.20 following reports that a man was injured on the southbound carriageway between junctions 15 (M4) and junction 14 (Heathrow).
The victim who is yet to be identified was taken by air ambulance to hospital where he died from his injuries.
He's described as being of Asian appearance,in his 20s, wearing a check black patterned shirt, blue jeans and black trainers.
It's believed he had been on the hard shoulder for about an hour before being in collision with a grey VW Passat.
Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the accident or saw the man before the collision.
Witnesses should call the Road Death Investigation Unit: 020 8998 5319
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:14 pm
Sunday, 25 December 2011
The Queen delivered her Christmas speech to the nation this afternoon.
In a year that saw the marraiges of two of her grandchildren plus Prince Philip's heart surgery this week, Her Majesty's speech focussed on family.
She also talked about this year's key state visits to Australia ansd Ireland.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:19 pm
Petition launched against plans for Twickenham station.
A protest group in Twickenham has launched a petitition against the shock news that tower blocks are to be built over the town's rail station.
The protestors have got two weeks to collect signatures.
Solum Regeneration has been granted permission to build 3 blocks of flats - restaurants and shops on the site.
But members of the Twickenham Residents Action Group TRAG opposed the plans and were present at a noisy meeting of Richmond Council when the controversial decision was taken.
More information can be seen at TRAG's website at trag-sos.moonfruit.com.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:27 am
Xmas Day swim
While some of us will be worrying about cooking the Christmas lunch – it will be business as usual at Hampton Open Air pool.
Swimmers will be in the heated water from six fifteen a.m. before they return home ready for the Christmas fun.
However there are only 30 places for the early bird session so if you haven't booked you'll have to wait until the New Year for a bracing dip.
Labels: Open Air Pool
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:17 am