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Saturday, 5 May 2012

Richmond vs Caldy - The Play-Off

 It was an action-packed game at Richmond Athletic Club.

Two rugby union sides were in a play-off.

The winner would play next season's games in National League 1.

Radio Jackie's Natalie Osborne was at the packed ground:
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:13 pm  

Ovarian cancer funds
A World Record attempt will be taking place on the 10th of May in support of the Eve
Appeal.

The London College of Beauty Therapy will be attempting to conduct 3,000 mini manicures in
an 8 hour period.That’s 30,000 nails to be filed and varnished for free!
3,000 volunteers are needed and will need to register first.
For more information and extended interviews click on the Jackie website and Red Button.And there's more information at www.eveappeal.org.uk


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:29 pm  

Richmond hopeful for promotion
Its a big afternoon for Richmond Rugby Club.

They face National 2 North second-place Caldy in a play-off.

A win on home soil would see Richmond move up to rugby union's National League 1.

The game is at Richmond Athletic Ground, kicking off at 3pm.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:44 am  

Spelthorne Councillor told to apologise
Spelthorne Councillor Colin Davis has been ordered by the Council’s Standards Committee to apologise for his behaviour or face suspension.

At a public hearing, the committee determined that Councillor Davis had breached the Council’s Code of Conduct on five counts.

The hearing heard complaints from staff relating to inappropriate behaviour by the Councillor and his failure to treat staff with respect.

He was found to have brought his office in to disrepute.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:01 am  

Arrests under Terrorism Act
Two people from Croydon were among 7 arrested by detectives from the Counter Terrorism Command on the 1st May on suspicion of terrorist financing offences.

A 45 year old woman is being held with 3 others under the Terrorism Act.

A further 3 people, including 49 year old Adrian Wall from Thornton Heath, have been have been released from detention under the Act and charged with criminal offences.

They’ll appear at Westminster Magistrates Court today on charges relating to the mis-description of parcels that were being exported.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:58 am  

Jewellery thieves strike in Staines
Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary in Staines.

Jewellery was stolen from an address in Gresham Road around 3 on the afternoon of the 26th of April.

Officers believe it was an opportunistic theft, but it’s linked to a series of burglaries, mostly in the Stanwell area where jewellery has been taken from Asian homes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers or police on 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:57 am  

Friday, 4 May 2012

Police resume search
Police are resuming their search for a man who fell into the Thames last night.

Officers were called to Battersea Bridge just before 7pm – the met police’s Marine unit conducted a search but a body has not yet been found.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:36 pm  

Election update
Runnymede remains a Conservative council along with Elmbridge and Tandridge.

In Mole Valley, there’s no Overall control which means no single party has a majority.

Counting for Woking Council starts at 2 thirty.

According to the London Elects' website Boris Johnson is in the lead in the race for City Hall,

The picture may change over the course of the day as votes are being counted,

Ken Livingstone is running second, followed by the Greens' Jenny Jones, independent Siobhan Benita, then Lib Dem Brian Paddick.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:34 pm  

Chelsea look to move to Battersea
Chelsea have submitted an offer to buy London's iconic Battersea Power Station.

If successful, they'd build a new 60-thousand seat stadium on the site.

The Blues are preparing for tomorrow's FA Cup final with Liverpool.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:32 pm  

Thursday, 3 May 2012

New figures for Heathrow
Figures showing how the Border Force failed to meet some immigration-queue targets at Heathrow have been revealed.

They show there were passport-check queues of up to three hours at Terminal 4 on April 30th.

That’s twice as long as Immigration Minister Damian Green has suggested.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:41 pm  

Epsom student wins award
A student from the University for the Creative Arts in Epsom has won an award for social innovation.

Alex Lampe, who studies graphic design, came up with Trading Times.

It’s a service which matches carers with companies offering flexible paid work.

It allows them to earn extra money and open up other opportunities.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:40 pm  

Senior Buddist monk guilty of indecent assaults
A senior Buddhist monk has been found guilty of indecent assaults in London in the 1970s.

Pahalagama Somaratana from Croydon was convicted of four counts of indecent assaults in Chiswick, but found not guilty of rape.

He was the chief incumbent of Thames Buddhist Vihara.

The 65-year-old will be sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court next month.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:45 pm  

Warning over cup final tickets
Ticket touts are charging Chelsea and Liverpool fans a record 3,000 pounds for FA cup final tickets.

Saturday’s match is the first English football showpiece between two clubs since 2007and only the second at Wembley in the last 16 years.

The top price currently being charged is 3,881 pounds by a website in Barcelona.

That’s more than 33 times the 115 pound face value.

Football authorities and the police have found it hard to close down and prosecute offshore tout websites.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:32 pm  

Warning to homeowners in Knaphill
People living in the Knaphill area of Woking are being urged to be vigilant on home security.

It follows two ‘letterbox’ burglaries this week.

They happened in the Raglan Road area overnight.

In both offences entry into the property was made by using the letterbox and then managing to open the front door from inside without causing any damage.

Cash and electrical goods were taken.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:31 pm  

Epsom man jailed for sex offences
A man from Epsom who filmed himself raping a woman he had abused when she was a child has been jailed for 20 years.

49 year old Clifford Lown was convicted of abusing two children between 1987 and 1997 and a third child in 2010 following an Old Bailey trial.

Judge Charles Wide QC called his actions "utterly distorted".

Lown was told he would remain on sex offenders register for life.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:30 pm  

Police appeal after attack in Esher
Surrey police are appealing for witnesses to an assault at the weekend.

The attack happened at around 8pm on Saturday at the Bear Pub on Esher High Street.

The victim, a 34 year old man from Dorset, was struck in the face by another man and was knocked unconscious in the car park.

A man and a woman were seen leaving the scene heading towards Sandown park.

The man is described as 6 foot tall, with short dark hair. He was wearing a dark long sleeved shirt.

The woman seen with him is 5 foot 6 and was wearing a dark jacket, dark jeans and high heels.

The victim was taken to Kingston Hospital and treated for head injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Elmbridge detectives.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:29 pm  

Epsom Hospital gets new Director of Medical Education

Mr Ashraf Raja has been announced as the new Director of Medical Education for Epsom Hospital.

Mr Raja is the Trust's lead doctor for endoscopy (examining patients' digestive systems using miniscule cameras), and clinical audit (reviewing the quality of clinical care at the hospitals).

He has worked for the Trust for more than 10 years and will take on responsibility for the teaching, training and educational supervision of clinical staff at Epsom Hospital, including more than 80 junior doctors and the consultants who train them.

He said: “High quality training and education is absolutely vital to making sure our patients continue to receive high quality, safe, clinical care. As a teaching hospital, we work with the London and Kent, Surrey and Sussex deaneries, and royal colleges to train the consultants and GPs of the future.”
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:17 pm  

Angelina and Brad move to Richmond
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have reportedly bought a mansion here in South West London.

Whornes Place in Richmond, which has an indoor swimming pool and 15th century wooden beams, cost 10 million pounds.

It's thought the Hollywood couple rented the property while Brad was filming zombie film World War Z here last summer.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:06 am  

Surrey communities get £1m funding
Nearly one million pounds has been raised to support communities across Surrey.

Donations collected for the Community Foundation for Surrey will go into 5 permanent funds that will generate income over several years.

The money will go towards a range of voluntary and community groups dealing with homelessness, drug and alcohol problems and domestic abuse.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:05 am  

Local and Mayoral elections take place
Voters are turning out across the country today for local council elections.

Here Woking, Elmbridge and Runnymede are up for grabs.

The vote for the local elections in Esher has been cancelled after one of the candidates died.

Labour candidate Bruce King passed away earlier this week.

A by-election is expected to be held on the 21st of June

In London voters are choosing their Mayor.

Polling stations close at 10pm.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:04 am  

Officer delivers baby in South London
Police officers had to deliver baby this morning in South London.

They were called out to a house in Knights Hill SE27 by a couple whose first language wasn’t English and probably really wanted an ambulance.

Undeterred PC’s Matt Spence and Gill Moriarty helped the woman deliver the baby – just moments before paramedics arrived around 4 o’clock.

Both mother and baby Sara are doing well
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:47 am  

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Water main burst in Hounslow
Thames Water is currently dealing with a major water main burst which is affecting a large area of central Hounslow and surrounding locations.

The postcodes affected include TW3, TW5, TW7, W2 and W3.

It’s estimated that up to 35,000 homes may currently be affected.

The council is putting plans in place for facilities and services for older and vulnerable people.

And a number of local schools are closed.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:34 pm  

Putney MP hosts summit over bogus whiplash claims
Drivers who make bogus whiplash injury claims are being targeted to tackle soaring insurance costs.

The idea is to introduce tougher medical assessments to prevent false claims - which add about 90 pounds to the average premium.

Transport Secretary & Putney MP Justine Greening is holding a summit today with insurance companies.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:18 am  

Banstead man on the road for 50 years - without a licence
A man from Banstead has been disqualified and fined – after driving without a licence for 50 years.

George Walker was driving a tipper truck through Beddington when he was stopped in an operation cracking down on scrap metal thieves.

When police carried out a routine check they found there was no record of the 71 year old ever having a licence.

After failing to appear for an original court appearance he was eventually fined over 150 pounds – and given 6 points if he ever decides to take his test.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:16 am  

Esher election cancelled
The vote for the local elections in Esher has been cancelled after one of the candidates died.

Labour candidate Bruce King passed away earlier this week.

A by-election is expected to be held on the 21st of June.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:15 am  

Man to appear in court over Sutton exposure
A man will appear in court today charged with exposing himself in Sutton.

Andrzej Sabania was arrested in Stonecot yesterday morning, after reports of a man exposing himself to a schoolgirl last month.

The 39 year old is due before Croydon Magistrates’.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:14 am  

Hit & run in Clapham
A man’s under arrest on suspicion of dangerous driving following a hit and run in Clapham last night.

A male cyclist, believed to be in his thirties, is in a stable condition in hospital.

He was knocked off his bike on Northcott Road at about eight o’clock by a white van which didn’t stop.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:11 am  

High level industry experts named as judges of Richmond’s Den
A panel of business leaders have been confirmed to judge Richmond’s Den, a competition to discover the borough’s best up and coming social entrepreneur.

The Richmond’s Den, a joint venture from Richmond Council and the Richmond Social Enterprise Partnership, will provide successful entrants with valuable business start up assistance.

The winner will receive a £10,000 prize pot to help launch their idea and receive invaluable mentoring advice from the panel of experts. Shortlisted candidates will pitch their proposals to the panel of industry experts.

Numerous residents have already submitted a variety of interesting business ideas to Richmond Council but there is still time to get your proposal in to grab a chance to launch your social enterprise dream – with the deadline for applications closing on Sunday.

All entrants are welcomed to outline what support would help them most, as runners up will also receive prize packages worth £1,000. Entries are being invited from people who can demonstrate how their proposal could become viable and sustainable, with assistance, while keeping a focus on a social objective.

To enter contestants need to outline their idea in just 500 words and the successful entries will be invited to outline their idea to the judges.

For more information and to submit an entry, click here
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:02 am  

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Teddington Man Dies In Flood Waters
A man who died trying to drive through a flooded ford in Hampshire has been named by police.

He was 52-year-old Jonathan Gammon from Kingston Lane, Teddington.

Mr Gammon died after the vehicle became submerged in five feet of fast-moving water near Newbury yesterday morning.

His wife managed to escape.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:33 pm  

Kingston Pre-School In Fight To Continue
Parents and staff of a Kingston preschool rated as outstanding by Ofsted, are appealing to save its premises.

Kingston Kindergarten is housed in St John’s Parish Hall which may be sold to help fund repairs to the tune of 1 and a half million pounds to the church building.

Fighting back, the parents of the nursery school have planned a programme of fund-raising for the refurbishment and are asking the wider community for support.

Two events on the calendar are a table top sale at the end of May, and a quiz night in June.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:49 pm  

Elmbridge 'Jubilee Fund' Bids To Be Assessed
Applications for money from Elmbridge Borough Council’s Jubilee Fund are now all in and will be assessed by a panel later this month.

The Fund makes available £120,000 to help voluntary and community organisations with projects to improve their environment.

The aim was to create a lasting local legacy and acknowledge 2012 as a year of celebration.

Members of the public can comment on the proposed projects on the Elmbridge Council website.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:41 pm  

Award for Merton's Rowan Park
Merton’s Rowan Park development has been short-listed for a National Housing Design award

The former Rowan school site is being transformed into a 2.6 hectare landscaped public park with more than 200 homes in Mitcham.

Once complete, the scheme will provide 131 family homes and 86 apartments.

Thirty per cent of the housing is classified as affordable to buy or rent through shared ownership schemes.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:23 pm  

Tributes to Policeman Killed In Road Crash
An off-duty police officer who was killed in a road accident in Mitcham has been named.

53-year-old Inspector Preston Gurr from Sutton was returning home from night duty last Saturday morning.

His bike was involved in a collision with a car in London Road.

His widow Debbie says it’s hard to accept that someone who stood for so much good in life is no longer here.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:10 pm  

Flood warnings - latest
Parts of England and Wales are facing fresh flood fears - after another night of heavy rain.

More than 20 millimetres fell in some regions after confirmation of the wettest April since records began.

35 flood warnings are in place – alerts for Epsom, Kingston, Richmond, Brentford and Wandsworth are expected to be lifted later.

Despite the weather the UK's biggest water company, Thames says the hosepipe ban will remain in place.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:21 pm  

Richmond Council warns over caterpillars
A warning is going out about toxic caterpillars.

Richmond Council’s started its annual spraying work earlier than usual this year to try and control the oak processionary moth.

It damages trees and can cause a potential health hazard including itching skin, sore throats and eye problems.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:20 pm  

Leatherhead charity issues a warning
The Wildlife Aid Foundation is calling on dog-owners to take extra special care not to let their pets get too close to deer in Surrey’s countryside and parks.

The Leatherhead-based charity is especially concerned about the problem of dogs attacking or frightening Roe Deer.

They can be found in large numbers in Richmond and Bushy Parks on as well as in many areas of countryside throughout Surrey.

The Charity says at this time of year the risk of dogs interfering with deer is a particular problem as there are many hundreds of pregnant deer.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:19 pm  

Martin Jol back for Fulham
Fulham are on Merseyside once again tonight where they take on Liverpool in the Premier League.

The Cottagers lost 4-0 at Everton on Saturday.

Manager Martin Jol is expected to be back on the touchline after missing the game with a chest infection.

Striker Andy Johnson is a doubt with a thigh injury.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:19 pm  

Man arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure in Sutton
A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure in Sutton.

The man was arrested by plain clothes officers at a bus stop in London Road in Stonecot just after 7 this morning.

It follows reports of a man exposing himself to a schoolgirl last month.

The man, who lives in North London, is being questioned at Sutton Police station.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:18 pm  

Police raids in London
Seven people, including a man and woman from Croydon, have been arrested on suspicion of financing terrorism overseas and money laundering.

They were picked up in separate raids this morning in London, Coventry and Cardiff.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:16 pm  

Sutton's Council Leader is new Mayor
Council Leader Sean Brennan was announced as the new Mayor of Sutton at last night’s full council meeting.

Councillor Brennan, who recently announced his intention to step down as Leader after nearly a decade in the role, will take over when the current mayor, Cllr Gerry Jerome, completes his time in office next month.

Cllr Joyce Melican will become the deputy mayor.

They will be formally appointed to the positions at the annual council meeting on Monday 21 May.

Cllr Brennan has been the Leader of Sutton Council since 2002. He was born in Ireland and moved to London in 1970 to take up a teaching position. He has lived in the borough for 34 years and first became a councillor in 1986. He represents the Sutton Central ward and served a term as mayor in 1990.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:12 am  

Know your prostate
A prostate awareness workshop is taking place at the Bodyworks Practice in Banstead later this month.

It is designed for both men and women to raise awareness of the importance of the small gland.

It is vitally important that both sexes understand the role of the prostate gland and what can potentially go wrong with it.

The workshop on the evening of May 16th will cover the following;

Function and Location of the Prostate Gland

The 3 conditions – Prostatitis, BPH (Benign Prostatitic Hyperplasia) & Prostate Cancer

How to maintain a healthy prostate

It will also look into each of the 3 prostate conditions; their symptoms, risk factors and treatments both medical and natural

There will also be a Q&A session at the end
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:02 am  

Monday, 30 April 2012

People asked to ' take care' in Clapham Junction
Wandsworth council is advising pedestrians and drivers to take extra care when travelling through Clapham Junction.

It’s as a major street improvement scheme continues.

TFL are currently replacing the pedestrian crossing at the junction of St John's Hill and Lavender Hill and those outside the main railway station.

Work in this part of the town centre is expected to last until the end of June.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:47 pm  

Investigations continue after fire in Chelsea
Investigations are continuing after fire gutted a restaurant in Chelsea on Saturday morning.

A woman had to be rescued from flats above the burning building in the Kings Road just after 10.

She was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:47 pm  

Police investigate armed robbery in Streatham Hill
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information
following an armed robbery in Streatham Hill.

Police were called on Friday morning to reports of
a robbery at the Cheque Centre in Streatham High Road.

It’s believed suspect entered the store carrying a black umbrella.

He produced what appeared to be a black handgun and robbed the store of a quantity of cash.

The suspect is black aged in his 20's to 30's, about 5ft 6ins, with a slim build.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:45 pm  

Chelsea move into Formula 1
Chelsea have announced they’ve gone into partnership with Formula One team Sauber.

The Blues club crest will be displayed on the team’s cars from next week’s Spanish Grand Prix.

The link-up involves sharing sport science knowledge, merchandising, events and launching joint commercial initiatives.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:44 pm  

Statement due on Heathrow
The Government is to make a emergency statement in the Commons on the queues at immigration at Heathrow Airport.

Labour MP Keith Vaz has been granted an urgent question to the Immigration minister Damien Green.

Meanwhile London Mayor Boris Johnson has written to Home Secretary Theresa May today to express his "serious concern" about the lengthy queues at the airport.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:44 pm  

Heathrow told to stop apologising
Heathrow’s operator has been ordered to stop apologising for long queues at immigration.

BAA handed arriving passengers a leaflet acknowledging very long delays.

But a top border official sent an email to Heathrow staff saying the leaflets were inappropriate and that ministers would take a very dim view of them.

The Border Force also instructed BAA to stop passengers tweeting pictures of the queues.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:52 am  

Sunday, 29 April 2012

Motorcylist dies in Mitcham
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision in Mitcham.

It happened when a red Honda motorcycle collided with a silver Mercedes on London Road at 7.30 yesterday morning.

A 53 year old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The car driver stopped but no arrests have been made.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:25 pm  

Murdered Coulsdon student's father in plea to her killer
Meredith Kercher’s father is appealing to her killer to reveal details of what really happened the night she died.

The Coulsdon student was murdered in November 2007 in Italy.

Only one person, Rudy Guede, remains in prison for the crime after Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito had their convictions overturned.

John Kercher says Guede has nothing to lose in coming clean.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:07 pm  

People in parts of South West London are being told to prepare for possible floods.
The Environment Agency has issued a warning that Southall, Feltham and Twickenham could be affected if the River Crane overflows.

Recent heavy rainfall also poses a threat for the river Bourne in Chertsey.

Low lying land and roads will be affected first.

Residents are being told to avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:06 pm  

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