The RSPCA has reported an 122% increase in reports about puppy farming this year.
Greater London topped the list with 262 calls, with 35 from Surrey.
The RSPCA’s David Bowles says that dealers want large profit with little consideration for welfare.
He wants tougher rules around the sale of puppies, adding that this would also improve protection for new owners. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:15 pm
Mourinho has his say on Diego Costa
Diego Costa, who has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons recently, was at the centre of many questions aimed at Jose Mourinho in his latest press conference.
He was pictured in the early hours of Thursday morning coming out of a nightclub, and appeared to throw his bib in the direction of his manager when he was an unused substitute last weekend.
Kingston care home gets 'outstanding' rating accolade
The Amy Woodgate residential care facility in Kingston has been recognised as ‘outstanding’ for its service-led approach after a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission.
The home provides residential care and support for up to 44 people living with dementia.
Simon Cowell has announced that all the profits from this year’s X Factor Winner’s single will go to charity.
The money will be split between Shooting Star Chase hospices in Hampton and Guildford, and Together 4 Short Lives.
Lionel Richie will perform this weekend as the competition goes into the semi - final stage.
100% of the profits from the sale of each CD and download will be equally split between Shooting Star Chase and Together for Short Lives, which will be at least £1 for each CD sold in the UK and at least 20p for each download sold in the UK.
Simon Cowell says: “I have worked with these inspirational charities for many years and I’m delighted that The X Factor winner’s single sales will help families who are going through such unimaginably difficult times.
In 2015, raising funds for hospice care is more important than ever, and both Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase are important charities which support children all over the country.
The money we raise will make a real difference.”
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:32 pm
Almost 3,000 cases of domestic abuse are reported to Sutton Police every year
Now, victims will now be able to get confidential help via St Helier Hospital.
Clinicians at the site in Carshalton are being trained on how to spot the signs of abuse.
The programme is being funded by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime – in March, Boris Johnson announced a £5milion fund for tackling domestic abuse in London. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:58 am
Missing Ealing teenager.
Police are appealing for help to find a teenager missing from Ealing.
Aslan Azizi-Eskandari, 15, was last seen on Saturday the 17th October.
He was going to visit a member of the family in Tottenham but hasn’t been seen since.
Aslan is described as 5ft 5ins tall, of slim build with short brown hair.
When he was last seen, he was wearing a black hooded top, black tracksuit and black trainers.
Anyone who has seen Aslan is asked to contact the officers at Ealing via 101. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:26 am
Runnymede MP says Britiain is safer after decision to bomb Isis In Syria
Foreign Secretary and Runnymede MP Philip Hammond has said Britain is a safer place following a vote by MPs to bomb Syria.
Four RAF Tornado jets took off from Cyprus an hour after the vote last night.
MPs approved extending military action against Islamic State last night.
It's understood the target was an IS-held oilfield in the east of Syria.
Hatton Garden heist gang member accidentally left his details in a shop
It was explained in court today how the members of the Hatton Garden heist gang went on a shopping spree in Twickenham during their raid.
Two days after the break in, two members of the gang drove 10 miles from the vault to two tool suppliers to buy some equipment.
They bought a pump and a hose, which was part of a car body repair kit in Machine Mart.
Daniel Jones, who has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to burgle accidentally left his name and address on a sales receipt in the shop. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:30 am
South East Coast Ambulance Service Christmas wish list
The South East Coast Ambulance Service has announced their wish list this Christmas.
They need the public to help them out this festive season as calls are expected to approach the one million mark.
In the first half of this year, calls were already up by around 6 thousand, compared with the year before.
Some things on the list include stocking up on medicine, ordering any repeat subscriptions and to book a flu jab.
Andy Cashman, head of Resilience and Specialist Operations, says their staff will be working flat out to get patients the care they need. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:35 am
Wednesday, 2 December 2015
Sutton Council urge it's residents to stand united in the fight again HIV and AIDS
Sutton Council is urging its residents to stand united in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
Following on from World Aids day they are encouraging people to wear their red ribbon.
It’s to support those living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died and make stigma a thing of the past. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:12 pm
Police release image of a man in Croydon they want to talk to
Police in Croydon have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a sexual assault on a woman.
Detectives want to speak to 24-year-old Mattieu Bruno Christ Simonklein who was working as a cleaner.
The assault happened at an address in Sanderstead road last February.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:29 pm
Police Investigate Hit and Run
Police are investigating a hit and run in Epsom.
It involved a car and a cyclist and took place in Tilley Lane at the junction with Lee Green Lane in Headley last Wednesday.
The car, described as a dark blue large older style 4X4 with possible damage to the rear near side, made off following the collision.
The cyclist, a woman in her 40s, suffered multiple fractures to her pelvis, a punctured lung, six broken ribs and a broken shoulder blade.
She was initially taken to St Helier Hospital but was later transferred to St George's Hospital in Tooting due to the severity of her injuries. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:20 pm
England's Twickenham fixtures
England's rugby union side will take on South Africa, Fiji, Argentina and Australia in their autumn Tests next year.
All four matches will be hosted at Twickenham.
They'll round off the first year in charge for new head coach Eddie Jones.
His first game is against Scotland in the Six Nations at Murrayfield on the 6th of February. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:57 pm
Neil Fox gives evidence at his trial
Neil Fox has started giving evidence at his trial.
The DJ – who’s from Fulham - told the court he had "saucy, cheeky, over-the-top" banter with his colleagues, but was never the subject of any complaints, until last year.
Fox has been a broadcaster for 29 years and denies eight counts of indecent assault and two of sexual assault between 1988 and 2014. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:13 pm
Hasselbaink talks to QPR
QPR have been given permission by Burton to speak to manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink about becoming the Championship club's new manager.
The former Chelsea and Leeds striker has guided his current team to the top of League One - having led them to promotion from League Two last season. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:58 am
Hounslow man denies involvement in plot to kill
The jury in the trial of three men accused of plotting a Woolwich-style attack on Remembrance Day have been told they don't need to reach a unanimous verdict.
They've resumed their deliberations this morning after a judge said he'd accept agreement by ten of the 11 jurors.
The defendants including 22 year old Nadir Syed from Hounslow deny being involved in a plot to kill a police officer or a soldier. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:57 am
Recycling decreased in London Boroughs
Twenty out of thirty three London Boroughs recycled and composted less waste in 2014/15 compared to the previous year.
That’s according to annual data published by Defra.
Richmond and Croydon followed the trend with over two percent reduction in recycling.
In contrast Lambeth was one of the best performing boroughs with an increase in composting and recycling of more than seven percent.
Third runway approval for Heathrow needs proof of air quality preservation
Heathrow's plans for a third runway shouldn't be approved until it can meet key environmental conditions, according to MPs.
A report's calling for the airport to prove it can reduce noise and improve air quality.
Ministers have promised a final decision by the end of the year after the Davies Commission recommended expansion at Heathrow.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:46 am
Brentford draw away against Bolton
Brentford got a 1- all draw away against Bolton last night.
The Bees were watched by their newly confirmed head coach Dean Smith, who joins them after five years at Walsall.
He’ll be eased in by interim manager Lee Carsley, who says he’s aiming to make the transition as smooth as possible. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:36 am
Richmond Park's MP vows to deliver superfast broadband coverage
Zac Goldsmith has vowed to deliver superfast broadband coverage using the TFL network.
The Richmond Park MP wants to get London better connected by using TFL’s 560 kilometre long network to carry cables to under-served areas.
Central London suffers from some of the slowest broadband speeds in Europe with one in six in Zones 1-2 unable to access high-speed internet. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:10 am
High Street Award in Ealing
Pitshanger lane in Ealing has been named the best High Street in London
It won the award at the Great British High Street Competition coming ahead of Raynes Park High Street and Roman Road in Tower Hamlets.
The winner was chosen from a 50-50 split of judges and members of the public.
The competition 'supports those working to revive, adapt and diversify high streets' posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:08 am
Police Investigate a Robbery in Woking
Detectives are investigating a robbery at a shop in Woking.
Officers were called to the Co-op in St Johns Road after three men entered early yesterday morning and detained members of staff.
One member of staff had their hands bound by the offenders and all were locked in a small storage room.
The suspects escaped with over £2500 in cash, a large amount of cigarettes and a quantity of stamps.
The three men, who were all wearing balaclavas, ran away from the premises in the direction of Warwick Lane and St Johns Hill Road. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:06 am
Monday, 30 November 2015
Brentford draw 1-1 away at Bolton
Bolton are without a win in 12 Championship games.
The bottom side did come from behind though to draw 1-1 at home to Brentford.
Before the match the club confirmed that their first team players hadn't been paid for November due to a short-term funding issue. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:19 pm
Motorists affected by manhole cover fire in Kew Bridge
Motorists faced rush hour delays around Kew Bridge tonight after a manhole cover fire led to the closure of Chiswick High Road.
Firefighters were at the scene after flames sparked just before 3.45pm.
The electricity board and Network Rail were also investigating the incident, as the fire affected the road bridge over the rail line close to Kew Bridge station. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:37 pm
A car has crashed into the front of a dry cleaners in Tolworth
Police were called to Premier Dry Cleaner at the Red Lion Road end of the Broadway, just after 2.30pm.
Two other cars were involved, however no one was thought to have been injured. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:48 pm
Championship side Brentford have appointed Dean Smith as their new head coach.
The former Walsall manager takes over from interim boss Lee Carsley, who has been in charge since September following the sacking of Marinus Dijkhuizen.
Brentford visit bottom side Bolton this evening. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:07 pm
Free vote on Syria for MPs
Labour MPs are to be offered a free vote on David Cameron's proposals for airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syria.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had been deciding whether he would impose a whip in opposition to strikes.
Streatham MP Chuka Ummuna was one of those in favour of a free vote.
He said where it's impossible to achieve consensus on such an important issue, a free vote is surely the only option. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:09 pm
The inquest into a helicopter crash in Vauxhall has heard the pilot was responsible for avoiding obstacles and not air traffic control
50 year old Peter Barnes died when the helicopter struck St George Wharf Tower in January 2013.
He was on his way to Battersea Heliport having been diverted from his destination of Elstree because of the thick fog.
He was killed, alongside 39 year old pedestrian Matthew Wood from Sutton, who had been walking to work. 12 others were injured.
An Air Accidents Investigation Branch investigator told Southwark Crown Court it was a pilot's responsibility to avoid obstacles. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:38 pm
One man is jailed and another hunted after assault in Barnes
Jailed - Kamil Radkiewicz with Norbert Borysiewicz (right) who is sought by police.
A labourer who attacked a man at his home in Barnes so violently he almost died, has been jailed for 16 and a half years.
28 year-old Kamil Radkiewicz left his victim semi-conscious with severe facial injuries and covered in blood, after the assault last year.
Now police have released an image of another man they want to speak to in connection with the attack - he’s named as 26 year old Norbert Borysiewicz.
Since his arrest Radkiewicz has never answered any questions during interview or given any reason for the attack. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:29 pm
Pressure is growing on Lord Feldman to quit as Conservative Chairman
It follows news an internal inquiry will be held into allegations of bullying in the party’s youth wing during the RoadTrip 2015 election campaign.
Lord Feldman is among 40 witnesses giving evidence to the inquiry into events surrounding the death of activist Elliott Johnson.
The inquiry will also look at the activities of campaigner Mark Clarke, who lost out in the battle for the Tooting seat at the 2010 election.
It eventually went to Labour’s Sadiq Khan. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:19 pm
Henry the Boxer teams up with comedy legend Johnny Vegas to promote annual Christmas campaign #ADIFL
Dogs Trust has teamed up with some of the nation's most famous faces to launch its iconic campaign, 'A dog is for life, not just for Christmas.'
The trust is UK's largest dog welfare charity, offering outreach programmes, education, dogs for rehoming, legislation and campaigning advice.
The new campaign features a host of celebs and dogs, including 8 year old Henry the boxer from Wimbledon.
Andy Murray heads home with Davis Cup victory
Andy Murray and the Great Britain side are heading home as the new Davis Cup champions today.
They beat Belgium to secure the title over the weekend - a first for Team GB in 79 years.
Murray says winning the trophy was more emotional than his Wimbledon victory and it feels even better the day after the win. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:24 pm
Another amazing year for Lewis Hamilton
Britain's Lewis Hamilton has summed up another Formula One world title winning year as "amazing".
He finished second at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – but he won his drivers' title with three races to spare in the United States last month.
In Abu Dhabi, Jenson Button was back in 12th for Woking-based McLaren. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:30 am
Motorcyclist hurt in Tooting collision
A man has been taken to hospital after his motorbike collided with a car this morning in Tooting.
Police were called to reports of the collision in Tooting Bec Road just after 7am – the road was re-opened at 9.30.
It’s thought the motorcyclist - who’s believed to be in his mid-thirties - did not sustain life-threatening injuries. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:28 am
Keith Vaz takes up case of woman detained for 13 hours at Heathrow
An American Muslim says she was detained for 13 hours after flying into Heathrow Airport because of her faith.
18 year old Ayan Mohamud who was visiting family members in Leicester, felt she was being "judged" in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.
The UK Border Agency said the checks were for immigration purposes.
But MP Keith Vaz, says he’ll be raising Ms Mohamud's case in his capacity as chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee tomorrow. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:44 am
Man to appear in court after a murder in Mitcham
A man is due to appear in court today charged with murder after a street brawl in Mitcham.
25-year-old Prashad Sothilingam, from Edghill Road is accused of murdering Neel Croos in Holborn Way, last Monday
26-year-old Mr Croos sustained a serious head injury in the fight which involved a large number of men.
The accused is also charged with the attempted murder of another man on the same day, violent disorder and possession of an offensive weapon. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:36 am
New Deepcut inquest in February
A new inquest into the death of a soldier at Deepcut barracks in Surrey 20 years ago will be heard in February.
The parents of 18-year-old private Cheryl James have launched a fresh appeal for witnesses to come forward.
The soldier, from Wales, was one of four recruits found dead with gunshot wounds at the barracks in Surrey Heath between 1995 and 2002. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:20 am
Sunday, 29 November 2015
Surrey and Borders Partnership Foundation win prestigious award
The Surrey and Borders Partnership foundation in Surrey have won the prestigious HSJ award for their work in research and development.
The award recognised their dedication to furthering clinical research as well as ensuring advances are made quickly.
They were praised for their 'patient-centred approach' including ensuring that patients with learning difficulties could take part in, and benefit from research.
Ongoing research projects include slowing the effects of Alzheimers and having people who use the service act as peer mentors. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:17 pm
Walton based beauty school to change its name after drop in custom
Isis beauty school in Walton says it is losing so much custom because of its name.
The academy in Walton says it has experienced a slow down in enrolment courses because of its unfortunate name association with the terror group.
School bosses have now launched a competition for customers to think up a new name.
Isis was founded eight years ago and named after the Egyptian goddess.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:12 pm
New charity Limbcare set up by oldest surviving quad amputee
A man from Sandhurst has been declared the oldest surviving quad amputee.
Ray Edwards, who's 61, was one of the first quad amputees at Queen Mary's, Roehampton, and nearly 30 years on is still living a full and active life.
He's set up a charity called Limbcare to help others in his situation. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:57 pm
Chelsea draw 0-0 against Tottenham
Chelsea remain unbeaten since the international break.
The Premier League champions have only risen one place to 14th - after drawing nil-nil at Tottenham.
Out-of-form Diego Costa was dropped - and didn't come on as a substitute.
Manager Jose Mourinho feels that after a poor start to the season, they're making a comeback. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:54 pm
Jackie speaks to Surrey Save, a community bank offering loans and saving schemes for people having difficulty with their credit arrangements
Chancellor George Osborne’s spending review has highlighted the difficulties facing low income families.
Some of those families may be unable to receive help for their finances.
But Surrey Save is a community bank offering loans and saving schemes for people having difficulty with their credit arrangements.
Jackie spoke to David Wright from Surrey Save, who is encouraging people across Surrey to use it save money safely.
The UK's first paramedic simulation training centre launches in Tooting
The UK’s first paramedic simulation training centre has been launched in Tooting by MP Sadiq Khan.
It’s run jointly by Kingston University and St George’s University of London and uses techniques such as virtual reality simulation.
There’s also two life sized ambulances and a simulation room that uses 3D technology to emulate real life settings.
Students registered on the new BSc Paramedic Science degree will work in these facilities throughout the course. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:16 am
Wandsworth Council invites Southfields residents to have their say on shopping area improvements
Southfields residents are being asked for their views on proposals to improve the heart of the shopping area.
The proposals aim to preserve the areas ‘village’ feel and encourage people to spend more time there, whilst help keep traffic moving.
Other changes could include more cycle parking, better street furniture and traffic calming, including a 20miles per hour limit.
For more information, including a summary of the proposed changes and the proposed design, visit www.wandsworth.gov.uk/southfields.
To take the online survey visit, www.wandsworth.gov.uk/southfieldsconsultation posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:35 am
Mourinho 'wouldn't laugh' at suggestions that Spurs could win the title
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho feels Tottenham can be labelled as title contenders.
Spurs are undefeated since the opening day and currently sit fifth in the Premier League, four points off leaders Leicester
And the Blues boss was full of praise ahead of today’s clash…
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