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Friday, 6 July 2012

Six people arrested in terror raids across London

Two men and a woman from Ealing are among 6 people arrested by police in terror raids across London yesterday.

A former Met police support officer and a radical Muslim were also arrested near to the Olympic Park.

Counter terrorism police raided six homes amid fears of a terror plot to attack targets in the capital.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:19 pm  

Man sentenced to jail after stealing a handbag containing £1,200
A man has been sentenced to 16 weeks in jail after stealing a Gucci handbag containing £1,200 in Marks & Spencer in Sutton.

58-year-old John Gwillim-Jones unhooked the bag from the back of a shopping trolley whilst the shopper was browsing the drinks shelves.

He was identified by police after the circulation of CCTV images and pleaded guilty at Croydon Magistrates Court earlier this year.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:16 pm  

Police arrest people in connection with being part of animal rights extremism
Three people have been arrested in Amsterdam and London after a Europe-wide investigation into animal rights extremism.

A 50-year-old woman was held in Croydon, on suspicion of conspiracy to blackmail.

A man and a woman, both 25, were arrested in the Netherlands.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:15 pm  

A fire that broke out in Richmond is under investigation
Four people have been rescued after fire broke out in a block of flats in Richmond.

A mother and her baby had to be helped from a first floor window by firefighters using a ladder in Sheen Court Road last night.

The cause is now under investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:12 pm  

People affected by social care contribution changes have been reduced
Quality of life for people affected by social care contribution changes, has been significantly reduced.

That’s according to research published today by Richmond LINK, the borough’s watchdog for health and social care.

It shows the assessment process deciding how much care and costs are to be provided leaves some recipients confused and dissatisfied.

Many participants talked of having their budgets ‘hacked’.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:11 pm  

Thursday, 5 July 2012

Kingston Trading Standards give residents advice ahead of the London 2012 games
Trading Standards in Kingston have issued some advice for residents during the Olympics and Paralympics.

With over four million people expected to be in London, we should be aware of potential counterfeit souvenirs on sale.

Alonso Ercilla is the Kingston Trading Standards Manager.

He spoke to Radio Jackie's Pascale Couch:
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:13 pm  

Weybridge MP reveals army shake-up
The Defence Secretary says Britain will still have a "well equipped fighting force", despite a radical shake-up of the army.

Weybridge MP Philip Hammond is expected to shut down five infantry battalions and merge other units to make big savings.

Troop numbers will be reduced by around a fifth.

But the Shadow Defence Secretary, Jim Murphy, says the move will impact on both morale and Britain's long term defence capabilities.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:26 pm  

Arrests made in connection with cable theft
Three people have been arrested this week on suspicion of cable theft.

A 52-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man, both from Addlestone, were arrested at Virginia Water rail station on Monday.

The third, a 22-year-old man, was arrested early on Tuesday morning from Woking rail station.

All three have been released on bail until early August. The incidents are being treated as unconnected.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:23 pm  

Boy missing in Mitcham
A ten year old boy has gone missing in Mitcham.

The child ran off from his mum in Mill Green at just before ten this morning.

He’s white, around 4 foot 9 in height, with mousy brown hair, wearing a black t-shirt and black and yellow Chelsea shorts.

He might also be riding a green and yellow ben ten scooter.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:19 pm  

McLaren confident ahead of British Grand Prix
McLaren say they expect to show an improved performance in this week-ends British Grand Prix.

It’s after they struggled in the last race in Spain.

McLaren’s Sam Michael says aim is to be on the front row of the grid and challenging for the win at Silverstone on Sunday.

He says he feels the high-speed nature of the track will play to their strengths.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:11 pm  

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

How the EU Budget is a waste of taxpayers' money
A South East MEP has taken to the internet to show how she claims tax payers money is being wasted by the EU.

Today MEP’s voted for in favour for a 6 per cent rise in the EU budget for 2013.

UKIP’s Marta Andreasen has just a few examples of where the money is going.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:17 pm  

A man from Morden has been arrested in connection with Operation Elveden
A man from Morden is among three people arrested this morning in connection with a police investigation into corrupt payments.

Officers from Operation Elveden say the arrests relate to specific payments made to a public official.

The operation is being run in conjunction with the investigation into phone hacking.
All three suspects are in custody at separate London police stations.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:56 am  

Brentford football club unveil plans for a new stadium
Brentford football club say they hope to have a planning application for a new stadium ready in the next 12 months.

A 15-thousand all-seater ground is due to be constructed on Lionel Road – opposite Kew Bridge station.

The plans to move from Griffin Park will now go before a public consultation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:54 am  

Pensioner prosecuted over benefit fraud
A pensioner from Walton has been prosecuted for benefit fraud.

68-year-old Joseph Busuttil has pleaded guilty to making false statements about his financial situation.

It resulted in receiving an overpayment of £5000 in council tax benefit.

He was sentenced to 120 hours of unpaid work and has been fined over £350.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:52 am  

Police appealing for information after a Leatherhead theft
Police are appealing for information following a theft of valuable coins in Leatherhead.

Seven Golden Jubilee commemorative gold coins were stolen, including a Marcosite black gemstone broach from Tudor Walk.

The offenders are believed to have entered the property through a back window on Monday.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:50 am  

Olympic cycle events to cause "massive disruption".
Road closures during Olympic cycle events will cause "massive disruption" but many businesses will receive a boost.

That’s according to the Chief Executive of Elmbridge Council Rob Moran who says firms and residents should plan ahead.

About half a million visitors are expected to watch the cycle road races with another 80,000 watching the time trials.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:48 am  

New plans for early year's education in Wandsworth
Wandsworth council has unveiled plans to give disadvantage children a better start in life.

Proposals include creating over a thousand free education places for two- year -olds from vulnerable families.

They also aim to strengthen the range of early year’s services in the borough’s least well-off neighbourhoods by 2014.

Councillor Kathy Tracey says that the scheme is also about supporting parents who need help getting back into work.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:46 am  

Monday, 2 July 2012

Wandsworth anti- litter campaign appears to be working
Wandsworth Council’s long running campaign to discourage people from dropping litter outside rail and tube stations appears to be paying dividends.

The town hall's anti-litter squad has been carrying out regular events to educate and persuade commuters not to drop litter.

The latest enforcement exercise took place last week outside Clapham Junction station.

It saw nine people issued with on the spot litter fines - mostly for dropping cigarette butts on the pavement.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:05 pm  

Driver injured in crash near Woking
A driver has been seriously injured in an accident near Woking.

It happened on Saturday night at the junction of Littlewick Road and Claydon Road involving a Silver Nissan.

Police say that the "circumstances are under investigation".

The driver was taken to St Georges hospital in Tooting with serious head injuries.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:04 pm  

Woakes added to one day squad
England have added Chris Woakes to their one-day international squad for the match against Australia at Edgbaston on Wednesday.

Jade Dernbach and Stuart Meaker are unavailable as they'll be attending the funeral of Tom Maynard, alongside their Surrey team-mates.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:03 pm  

Reward offered in Thornton Heath
Police are offering a reward of up to 20-thousand pounds for information, one year on from a fatal shooting in Thornton Heath.

41 year old Carlton Ned was shot dead at his home on Langdale Road.

Detectives have also released an image of a silver car seen heading in the direction of Stockwell shortly after the shooting.

A number of arrests have been made but no charges have been brought so far – the reward will be paid once a successful conviction is brought.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:02 pm  

Bridge damaged in Thames Ditton
Engineers are assessing the damage to a bridge in Thames Ditton.

An HGV hit the structure in Portsmouth Road just before mid-day.

The road has been closed while Network Rail engineers assess the situation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:01 pm  

Paralympics - A focus on Wheelchair Rugby
Wheelchair Rugby is quite a spectacle. The sport is the focus of this week's Paralympic podcast.

Andy Barrow is a member of the GB Wheelchair Rugby squad and he captained the team during the Beijing Paralympics.

He took some time out of his busy training regime to talk to Radio Jackie's Natalie Osborne about the importance of support from the Rugby Injured Players Foundation, based in Twickenham:


To hear the full interview with Andy Barrow go to the Radio Jackie red button.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:00 am  

Paralympics - A focus on Wheelchair Rugby
Wheelchair Rugby is an exciting sport to watch and physical sport to play.

Andy Barrow is a member of the Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby squad and captained the team during the Beijing Paralympics in 2008.

He spoke to Radio Jackie about the sport and how the Twickenham-based Rugby Football Union Injured Players Foundation has supported him from his initial injury:

For the full podcast on Wheelchair Rugby visit the Radio Jackie red button.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:00 am  

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