Tanker and car collide on Reigate Hill
A tanker and a car have been involved in a collision on the A217 Reigate Hill.
The road up to the M25 was briefly closed in both directions following the accident just before 1 o’clock.
There are no reports of any injuries but the emergency services remain on scene.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:09 pm
Hampton game postponed
Hampton and Richmond's cup game tonight is off due to a frozen pitch.
The beavers were due to take on East Thurrock in the second round of the FA trophy.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:08 pm
QPR close to signing Henrique
It looks like QPR have won the race to sign highly rated Brazilian striker Henrique.
It is thought Rangers have agreed an 18-month loan deal with a view to signing permanently after.
A work permit is needed for the Brazil under-20 player, who was the top scorer at last year's World Youth Cup.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:45 pm
Police appeal after fatal crash in Fetcham
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was killed in a road crash in Fetcham.
The driver who was in her eighties died when her car collided with bollards on Bell Lane yesterday afternoon.
The woman's next of kin have been informed and a post mortem will take place.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:44 pm
Police investigate armed robbery in Kingston
Police are appealing for witnesses to an armed robbery in Kingston.
Staff were threatened at gunpoint when suspects marched into PC world in Fife Road yesterday morning.
It’s not known how many suspects there were, or how much cash they made off with.
Police want anyone with information to contact them.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:24 am
QPR in cup action
QPR are in cup action later against the MK Dons.
Mark Hughes will again have to do without skipper Joey Barton who serves the last of his three-match ban.
He will also be without Adel Taarabt and Armand Traore who are on African Nations Cup duty.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:24 am
500 complaints about Heathrow noise
Wandsworth Council says it's received more than 500 aircraft noise complaints.
It's since BAA introduced a new flight pattern trial at Heathrow.
During the trial Heathrow is allowed to land more planes over central London during daytime respite periods.
It's when residents would normally get an eight hour break from aircraft noise.
A second trial is scheduled to take place from July until September.
BAA says the aim is to explore ways of making the airport run more efficiently and to cut down on flight delays.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:23 am
Thousands of commuters faced another day of disruption today after cable thieves struck once again.
All South West Trains services from Waterloo were delayed with some cancelled altogether.
All trains between Basingstoke and Woking were delayed as a result after rail operators raised the alarm just after 4am.
A cracked rail at Vauxhall will mean delays throughout the rest of the day.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:21 am
Food waste roll out across Merton
Merton Council has given the go-ahead to roll out its food waste collections across the whole borough this year.
The remaining 32 thousand households, including flats will now be able use the service.
Currently the council collects food waste from 50,000 properties after introducing the scheme in 2009.
By making the move Merton is also set to reduce its landfill tax burden by over £100,000.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:20 am
Monday, 16 January 2012
Self-proclaimed role model from Streatham gets 11 year jail term
A Streatham man who wanted to set up his own youth foundation to give back to the community has been jailed for a series of armed robberies across South London.
26 year old Ismail Farouk Abbas of Danbrook Road was given 11 years behind bars.
He was involved in a robbery from a T Mobile store where staff were threatened with imitation guns.
72 blackberries and £4, 500 was stolen.
Abbas runs his own clothing line which is popular with urban music stars.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:27 pm
Cahill completes Chelsea move
Chelsea have completed the signing of Gary Cahill from Bolton.
The England defender had been in talks with The Blues for over two weeks.
Cahill said it was an opportunity he 'couldn't turn down.'
It's manager Andre Villas-Boas' first signing of the January transfer window.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:38 pm
Danny Care banned from driving and fined
England rugby union international Danny Care has pleaded guilty to drink-driving.
The Harlequins scrum half has been fined three-thousand-one-hundred pounds and banned from getting behind the wheel for 16 months.
Care was dropped from coach Stuart Lancaster's Six Nations squad as a result of the incident.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:47 pm
Talks continue over Chelsea's Alex
QPR and Chelsea are still discussing a fee for centre-half Alex.
Blues manager Andre Villas-Boas believes an agreement isn't far away.
The 29 year old Brazilian defender has been told he has no future at Chelsea after handing in a transfer request.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:46 pm
Woking car park shuts next month
A date's been set for one of Woking's main car parks to shut.
Brewery Road will close on Monday February 6th.
It's to allow construction work to start of the new WWF building which will be built on stilts.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:46 pm
30 groups gets cash in Surrey
With temperatures set to drop below freezing for much of the week – there’s some good news for people in Surrey.
Nearly 30 voluntary groups in the county and the council have received over 250-thousand pounds for cold winter schemes.
The money will go towards helping people with insulation and boiler repairs.
A meals on wheels service will also be launched in the Mole Valley, Reigate and Banstead.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:44 pm
Gang banned for shops in Wandsworth
A gang of shoplifters have been banned from a shopping centre in Wandsworth.
The group of eight men were arrested after they were caught trying to steal clothes from the Southside Shopping Centre.
Photo packs have now been distributed to all the stores there so staff can identify repeat offenders.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:43 pm
Wandsworth Council cancel good samaritan's parking ticket
Wandsworth Council has cancelled a ticket a driver was given as he fought to rescue a motorcyclist who had crashed.
51-year-old Anthony Mottram of Wandsworth discovered the biker unconscious at a busy road junction.
As Mr Mottram attended to the man a traffic warden put a ticket for 110-pounds on his car which was parked on the pavement.
A spokesperson for Wandsworth Council said Mr. Mottram’s action was a “highly commendable act of public spiritedness” and it would be wrong to penalise him.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:25 am
Trains between Surbiton and Hampton Court disrupted
Over-running engineering work has caused the disruption of train services between Surbiton and Hampton Court.
South West Trains says that due to the work by Network Rail they will not be able to operate any services between the two stations until approximately 8-o’clock this morning.
A replacement bus service will be in operation for South West Trains ticket holders.
For more information visit www.nationalrail.co.uk
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:27 am
Sunday, 15 January 2012
Police foil burglars in Byfleet
Surrey Police are appealing for information in tracing a blue rucksack containing stolen items.
Officers were called to an address in Byfleet yesterday afternoon at about 2pm after two burglars was surprised by residents returning home.
One of the men, in his 20’s was arrested at the property in Oyster Lane.
The other man, also in his 20’s, ran off in the direction of the Byfleet and New Haw train station with the bag believed to contain stolen items including jewellery.
He was later arrested at the station but the rucksack was not recovered.
Police are appealing to residents and business owners between Oyster Lane and the Byfleet and New Haw station to help in recovering the rucksack, which may have been dumped by the fleeing man.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:25 am
Non-emergency number has success in Surrey
Following a successful launch in Surrey the non-emergency telephone number is now being used by all police forces in England and Wales.
The easy to remember 101 number was introduced in Surrey in September last year.
According to Surrey Police more than 50 percent of the non-emergency calls they receive are made by members of the public using 101 rather than the previous number.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:04 am
Life-size camel stolen in East Molesey
Surrey Police are appealing for information after a life-size fibre glass camel was stolen from a property in East Molesey.
The camel, which has been used on film sets, was taken from a back yard in Bridge Road between 1am and 11am on Monday January 9th.
The distinctive camel has a faded finish and police believe that more than one person was involved in the theft.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:28 am
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