England will face a New Zealand side missing one of their key players in Saturday's final autumn rugby union international at Twickenham.
All Blacks hooker Andrew Hore has been handed a five-week ban for striking.
He hit Wales lock Bradley Davies during last weekend's Test in Cardiff. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:41 pm
Kingston launches town ambassadors
A knowledgeable and friendly team of trained destination “ambassadors” will be on hand to welcome visitors to the historic town of Kingston from March.
The 30-strong ambassador team will be made up of volunteers who helped with the Go Kingston Campaign during the Olympics and of students from Kingston University and College.
They will be easy to spot as they will sport highly visible blue uniforms and will travel through the town on information bikes created by the town’s university students.
The ambassadors’ role will be to welcome visitors, provide information on what’s on and what there is to do and see in the town as well as to highlight its hidden treasures, rich history and restaurants.
In addition, the ambassadors will provide maps, directions and will answer visitors’ questions.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:01 pm
Can you help Police in Croydon?
Police in Croydon are releasing a picture of a woman, who they would like to identify in connection with an arson at an address in Grove Road in Thornton Heath on Sunday the 11th of November.
Police were called at approximately 10.20pm to reports of a fire at the address.
LAS and LFB were also in attendance and a woman in her 40s and three children suffered smoke inhalation and were taken to hospital but later discharged.
Fire and police investigators believe that the fire was started deliberately and officers from Croydon CID are investigating the arson. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:58 pm
Inventor from New Malden takes the hassle out of shopping
A woman from New Malden has found the solution to a very modern day problem.
Actress Jaq Croft has designed the Baggee and Doggee, dispensers that you attach to your keyring.
The little ball shaped devices are capable of holding numerous plastic or dog bags so you are never caught short when out and about.
Some of the money raised from the sale of the Doggee waste bags also goes to the Kennel Club, for more info click here
Stay tuned to Jackie to hear the interview with Jaq.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:18 pm
Twickenham MP Opens 'Green' Bank
Business Secretary and Twickenham MP Vince Cable is offically declaring the UK's "green" bank open for business today.
The Green Investment Bank is funded with 3 billion pounds of Government money earmarked for helping develop a green economy. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:49 pm
Recycling Boost For Spelthorne
Spelthorne Council has been successful in its bid for nearly half a million pounds of Government funding.
It’ll be used to provide rubbish and recycling services for those properties unable to take part in the current Council scheme.
There are around 2000 homes across the borough that can’t use the alternate weekly collection service because of bin or other storage issues. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:46 pm
Hundreds of excited schoolboys and girls welcomed Prince Charles and chef Jamie Oliver to Carshalton Boys Sports College on Monday.
The visit was to celebrate the achievements of the school in Sutton in transforming their food culture over the past few years and simultaneously improving students’ academic achievements.
In just eight years the school’s relentless drive to boost quality has seen the take-up of school meals rise from only 20 per cent to 90 per cent.
His Royal Highness and Jamie visited the school’s chicken pen, garden and food technology classroom as part of a tour which ended with a reception and speeches.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:51 am
Best Curry In Battersea
This week restaurateurs up and down the country have been celebrating Britain’s love of Asian food.
The British Curry Awards are run by Enam Ali of Le Raj in Epsom and were held at Battersea Exposition.
Names from Politics, TV and Radio gathered to celebrate the curry-industry’s red-carpet awards.
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