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Saturday, 4 August 2012

New bid to develop Surbiton filter beds

There's a fresh attempt to build a marina and homes on the Surbiton Filter beds.
A planning application was submitted last October but objections were made by official transport and sports bodies in January.

The area has been re-named the Sanctuary according to the Surbiton People website which has also produced before and after photos of how the development would change the area between the Portsmouth Road and the Thames.

The new plan from Hydro Properties includes 64 homes at a cost of five hundred thousand pounds and a floating pontoon.

It’s being considered by Kingston Council.

There's more information at http://www.surbitonpeople.co.uk/Surbiton-Filter-Beds-plans-return-Sanctuary/story-16637176-detail/story.html
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:22 pm  

Friday, 3 August 2012

NEW MALDEN UPDATE
Police have confirmed a body found in New Malden IS that of an oil executive who's been missing since April.

Carole Waugh's remains were found in a car inside a lock-up garage in Lime Grove.

A post mortem examination's found she was stabbed - although more tests are needed to confirm an exact cause of death.

A 47-year-old man remains in custody on suspicion of murder.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:25 pm  

Body Found In New Malden
UPDATE 6PM: Body found in New Malden is Carole Waugh.

It was discovered by police in a lock up garage in Lime Court just off Lime Grove at seven o’clock last night.

It has been formally identified as that of 50 year old Carole Waugh who was reported missing in April.

The oil businesswoman lived in central London.

An initial post mortem has revealed a stab wound. Further tests need to be carried out.

On Wednesday, detectives confirmed that the disappearance of Carole Waugh was being treated as a murder investigation.

It follows the further arrest on the same day of a 47-year-old man on suspicion of her murder.

He was previously arrested on Tuesday 31 July at Luton Airport, on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud, and on suspicion of kidnap.

He remains in custody at a south London police station.

A warrant of further detention was granted at Croydon Magistrates Court on Thursday.

Lime Court is a row of garages in a forecourt in Lime Grove, which in turn is a very quiet Victorian road surrounded by schools and a church.

Missing Ms Waugh - the body has not been confirmed as being hers.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:00 pm  

Marie Curie Walk Ten
Marie Curie Cancer Charity is rallying together residents from South West London and Surrey for a Twilight Walk.

Next Saturday, the annual Walk Ten will take place at Denbies Wine Estate set in the hills of Dorking.

Money raised will help provide respite for carers of the terminally ill.

There will be a Caribbean themed BBQ, steel drum band, limbo dancers and fireworks.

There is still time to register. Click here if you would like to


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:17 pm  

New Malden Teen Missing
Police are appealing for information in tracing a 15-year-old girl who’s been missing from New Malden since Thursday afternoon.

Chloe Knight has strawberry-blonde hair and is of medium build.

She was last seen at the New Malden British Rail station.

Police say she could possibly be with friends in Worcester Park.

If you’ve seen Chloe of have any information about her whereabouts please call 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:10 am  

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Trust set up for Surrey Cricketer
A trust has been set up in memory of Surrey Cricketer Tom Maynard.

The 23 year old died after being hit by a train at Wimbledon Park in June.

The Tom Maynard Trust will aim to help disadvantaged cricketers and other sportsmen with their career development.

The first fundraising event will be a bike ride from the SWALEC stadium in Cardiff to the Oval on August 20th.

Meanwhile, Rory Hamilton-Brown has returned to the Surrey squad following time off on compassionate grounds.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:10 pm  

Tour de Surrey?
We’ve had the Tour de France – well now how about the Tour de Surrey?

Surrey Council has revealed it is looking at putting together a bid to bring the historic race to the County.

It's following the success of last weekend and yesterday’s cycling events where Britain scooped Gold.

Council bosses said it would be a brilliant way to showcase the sport which we have become so good at.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:06 pm  

Police are appealing for witnesses in Wallington
Police are appealing for witnesses to a knifepoint robbery in Wallington.

It happened in the early hours of yesterday in Harcourt Road.

A female victim returning from a night out in Croydon was approached from behind by a man as she got off a bus.

He pointed a knife at her before taking her blackberry, purse with twenty pounds in cash, oyster card and provisional driving license.

He’s described as a white man in his late 20’s, of average build, with stubble and was wearing a grey hooded tracksuit.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:05 pm  

An Australian Olympic rower has been arrested in Egham
A rower with the Australian Olympic team was arrested in Egham early this morning.

It’s after a shop front was damaged

21 year old Josh Booth, who competed in yesterday’s race at Eton Dorney, was picked up by officers just after 3.30am.

He was taken to the police station where he then fainted, hitting his head. He saw out the rest of the night in hospital.

He wasn’t charged and is now back in the Olympic village.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:03 pm  

Twickenham MP denies rumours that he's after Osborne's job
Business Secretary and Twickenham MP Vince Cable has denied rumours that he is seeking Chancellor George Osborne’s job.

Mr Cable said there was no prospect of him taking over as Chancellor despite the country going through a very difficult period.

Yesterday the Chancellor announced an 80-billion pound Funding for Lending scheme for banks if they lend it to firms and homebuyers.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:02 pm  

Police Watchdog to investigate into Brixton death
The police watchdog is to investigate evidence given by an officer during an inquest into the death of a man who died in police custody.

Schizophrenic Sean Rigg was arrested following a claim he attacked passers by in Balham in 2008.

He was arrested and taken to Brixton Police where he suffered cardiac arrest. He later died in hospital.

An Inquest ruled earlier this week that an unsuitable level of force had been used on Mr Rigg before his death.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:01 pm  

CCTV pics from Carshalton assault


Sutton Police have released photographs of two men they’d like to speak to after an assault in Carshalton.

The 40 year old victim was attacked at the BP petrol station on Green Wrythe Lane just before two o’clock in the morning on Sunday the 10th of June.

The two men seen on cctv may not have been involved in the attack, but could help with the investigation.

If you know who they are you can contact Safer Sutton on 020 8649 0681.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:46 am  

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Bradley Wiggins has claimed Team GB's second gold at the Olympics.

He's won the men's time trial cycling.

He becomes Britain's most decorated Olympian with seven medals - overtaking Sir Steve Redgrave.

Meanwhile, fellow Brit Chris Froome picked up bronze.

Jackies Rod Bradbury caught this picture of Wiggins on his way to Kingston from Surbiton:

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:08 pm  

Monday, 30 July 2012

Blind man named as Royals' chairman
In 2010 Tony Shearman made national headlines when he became one of the first blind managers of a sighted team in the country after forming the Claygate Royals Foleys U7s to ensure his son had a team to play in. Two years on, the 51-year-old former BBC Radio Five Live Sports Producer now finds himself as chairman of the club, its 30 teams and 350-plus players.

"It's a big task," said Tony following his election earlier this month, "But I love a challenge and it's one I'm relishing. I was somewhat daunted by the prospect of following in the footsteps of my predecessor Richard Padun, whose vision and leadership in the last two years has taken the club to a new level, but he has made the task ahead of me considerably easier."

Tony will combine his new role with his team managerial responsibilities and continue to work as a Freelance Producer & Presenter with the Beeb whilst juggling a busy home life with his wife and four children, three of whom play for the club with the youngest soon to join her brothers and sister wearing the famous blue & red colours.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:16 pm  

Sunday, 29 July 2012

Women's Cycle Race Captured in Teddington

Team GB secured its first medal today in the women's cycling event across SW London and Surrey.

Lizzie Armistead picked up a silver after passing the finish line in second place.

She was unlucky not to get gold, as she was just pipped in a sprint finish.

Netherlands competitor and favourite Marianne Vos scooped Gold in the event.

These pictures were captured by @dinersdelightt as the women made their way through Teddington in the rain.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:25 pm  

Brentford man charged with causing a public nuisance
A man from Brentford has been charged with causing a public nuisance.

Portuguese national Pedro Lima was amongst 182 people arrested on Friday for defying police instructions

They were told not to cycle near the Games venues as the London 2012 opening ceremony began.

Two other men were also charged.

178 people have been bailed pending further inquiries.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:22 pm  

Team GB score their first medal after a tour of South West London
Great Britain has won its first medal at the 2012 Olympics.

Lizzie Armitstead has picked up silver in the women's road cycling race.

The 23 year old was in the lead three for most of the route, which included 2 laps of Boxhill

The cyclists passed through Esher, Kingston and Richmond amongst other parts of South West London and Surrey before finishing in the Mall.

Armitstead was narrowly beaten to gold by the Netherlands’ Marianne Vos in a photo finish.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:25 pm  

New Road Safety Measures in Sutton
Pencil Shaped bollards are to be placed outside a school in Sutton to try to keep children safe.

Dorchester Primary School will benefit from the twenty thousand pound investment.

It’s hoped they brightly coloured batons will make drivers more aware of kids and make the pavement safer for pedestrians.

The work will take place in August
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:24 pm  

And the girls have it!
Lizzie Armistead has won Great Britain's first medal of the 2012 London Olympics.

She's picked up a silver in the women's road race cycling event.

She was unlucky not to get gold, as she was just pipped in a sprint finish.

Netherlands competitor and favourite Marianne Vos scooped Gold.

Lin Summers braved the rain to capture this photo in Walton earlier.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:43 pm  

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