Object thrown from a car in Woking
Police are appealing for witnesses after an object was thrown from a car in Brookwood.
It took place at the crossroads of Brookwood Lye Road and Bagshot Road near to the Esso petrol station on Wednesday evening.
It’s reported that an object, described as a cardboard missile, was thrown from the window of a small, dark hatchback.
The object made a loud noise similar to a firecracker when it hit the ground and a pedestrian, a man in his twenties, was struck by debris but unharmed. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:19 pm
Kingston Town Centre to lose independent retailers after rent increase
An historic building in Kingston town centre is to be taken over by a large retailer at the expense of local businesses, the Green Party has claimed.
The Market House is currently home to craft stalls that pay £45,000 rent but Kingston Council hopes to increase this threefold as the building becomes a pizza restaurant.
The Party claim that local councils, such as Kingston, have little choice but to accept such deals, as cuts increase to their budgets from central government. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:50 pm
Leading anti-FGM charity and Hounslow Council take a stand against the practice
A leading anti-FGM charity and Hounslow Council have hosted an event in Isleworth to help tackle FGM.
FORWARD's free event, which took place this afternoon, marked the International Day of Zero Tolerance.
It provided information on what’s being done to stop the practice and how people can help within their communities.
If you missed the event but would like to find out more or get involved, click hereposted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:00 pm
Crystal Palace and Fulham both draw at home
Both Crystal Palace and Fulham have drawn at home in their respective Premier League and Championship matches, with all teams scoring one goal.
Scott Dann's fifth goal of the season for Crystal Palace against Swansea City arrested their run of five straight defeats.
Fulham made a narrow escape too, after they were saved from defeat by an own goal from Derby County's Marcus Olsson.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:20 pm
Hazardous weather in the South-East
Strong winds are causing disruption to flights at Heathrow Airport.
At least one flight so far has been diverted to land at Stanstead after attempting to land twice at Heathrow.
This follows yellow weather warnings being issued by the Met Office to the South-East, with southerly gales expected to reach around 45mph tonight.
It’s also warned people to be aware of the risk of localised flooding due to heavy rain overnight on already saturated ground. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:31 pm
Community bank and Council in Croydon provide alternative to payday loans
A community bank, supported by a loan from the Council, is being relaunched in Croydon to provide people with an alternative to payday loan companies.
Croydon Plus promises to give savers and borrowers competitive interest rates and services to help them take control of their finances.
A Jam Jar Account will manage benefits received, pay household bills and debts, and keep something for savings.
The Council will provide a loan of £100,000 to get the venture started. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:40 pm
Rugby Union: Harlequins lose against Northampton Saints
After a very close game, Harlequins have lost to the Northampton Saints at home at the Stoop in Twickenham.
The Quins looked to have won by 3pm this afternoon despite being behind at half time, but were beaten by the Saints in the last few seconds.
The score at full-time was Harlequins - 23, Northampton Saints - 27. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:22 pm
Wandsworth Prison inmate sectioned before being sentenced
A prisoner who pleaded guilty to hitting his cellmate to death at Wandsworth Prison after injuring a man on Wimbledon Common has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act.
Taras Nykolyn was placed at Wandsworth Prison after attacking Roger Maxwell on Wimbledon Common in June 2014.
The 46 year old was due to be sentenced at the Old Bailey on Friday, but the judge decided to section him until more was known about his mental state.
An update on his health will be given on Thursday 14th April before he is sentenced. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:12 pm
Michael Jenner is reported missing after leaving Croydon University Hospital on Friday
Police are appealing for information to help trace an elderly man missing from Croydon.
71 year-old Michael Jenner left Croydon University Hospital on Friday at 8.40pm.
He’s described as white, approximately 5ft 8inches tall of medium build with dark hair and a beard; he has a tattoo on his arm.
He has links to Croydon, South Norwood, Brixton and Peckham.
If you have any information please call 101. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:22 am
Doormen from a nightclub in Vauxall have been cleared of manslaughter
Three club doormen have been cleared of killing a man when they restrained him outside a nightclub in Vauxall.
Thirty year-old Adam Hird from Epping died from suffocation at the entrance of the No.65 bar on the 15th June 2014.
Mark Pantallaresco from Tadworth, Sebastiano Ragusa and Lewis Thorne were all cleared of manslaughter by gross negligence at the Old Bailey.
They all denied the charges against them.
The 30-year-old victim was taken to hospital after he passed out but he later died. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:23 am
Orchid Festival returns to Kew Gardens with a Brazilian twist
It’s the year of Brazil as Rio prepares to welcome the Olympic Games in the summer.
Closer to home, Kew Gardens has dedicated this year’s Orchid festival, starting today, to all things South American.
In true Brazilian style, there are thousands of electrifyingly colourful orchids and tropical plants on public show.
Elisa Biondi is one the horticulturists responsible for designing the display.
Water is contaminated at Headley Court in Epsom
Water contamination at the UK’s national rehabilitation centre near Epsom, has forced injured servicemen and women to wait for treatment.
Staff and patients at Headley Court were told in September the water was unsafe after bacteria were discovered in it.
A few seriously injured personnel have been turned away from the complex until it is given the all-clear.
The Ministry of Defence has said remedial work by contractors is under way. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:12 pm
The Home Guard in action once again
The long awaited Dad’s Army opens at cinemas nationwide today.
The film starring Michael Gambon is a remake of the hit 70s TV series about an ageing Home Guard in World War II.
What you might not know though, is that Osterley Park was the official home of the Home Guard training school.
Volunteers were taught the theory and practice of modern mechanical warfare, guerilla warfare techniques as well as street fighting techniques. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:08 pm
Leisure boat on fire in Fulham
Six fire engines and 35 firefighters are tackling a blaze on a leisure boat in Fulham.
Part of the 38 meter boat is alight at the Imperial Marina Wharf.
No one is thought to be hurt.
The cause of the fire is not known at this stage. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:03 pm
Accountant jailed for bogus business in Putney
An accountant has been jailed for 20 months after setting up bogus businesses and trying to steal over £86,000 in tax repayments.
Angelo Luca was arrested after an investigation revealed he’d set himself up as director of three business that never even traded.
To persuade HMRC his businesses were real, he faked copies of lease for premises in Putney and invoices for catering equipment.
He used the proceeds to send money to his family in Sicily but after being caught he offered to repay what he’d stolen. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:35 pm
Man arrested in Clapham
A man’s been arrested in Clapham on suspicion of carrying a kitchen knife in public.
Officers were called to St John’s Hill earlier today.
A 50-year-old man is currently in custody. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:32 pm
Man crushed by collapsing wall in Worcester Park
A man in his forties was crushed by a collapsing wall in Worcester Park on Wednesday.
Paramedics were called to scene on Manor Way at 10.40am.
A number of resources were sent to the scene including an advanced paramedic and London's Air Ambulance.
The man was treated for chest and hip injuries and taken to St George's Hospital as a priority. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:24 am
Brentford still eye Championship play-offs
In the lone Championship match tonight 10th placed Brentford travel to Brighton.
Brighton are 5th in the table while the Bees are 8 points off the play-off places.
Kick-off is 7.45pm. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:54 am
Court told Hound of Hounslow did not break UK law
A court’s been told that the British trader dubbed “the Hound of Hounslow” is guilty of no crime in the UK and should be freed from the threat of extradition to the US.
Thirty-seven-year-old Navinder Singh Sarao is wanted in America over allegations he helped cause the 2010 “flash crash” on Wall Street from his parents’ home in Hounslow.
Documents submitted to the court state that the extradition demand issued by US authorities is full of “misleading and inaccurate submissions.
The case continues.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:12 am
Developers buy ex-Chelsea police station
The ex-Chelsea police station where serial killer John Haigh confessed his crimes, is to be turned into a multi-million pound flats development.
The man dubbed the Acid Bath Murderer was quizzed at the station near Sloane Square in 1949 and said: “I’ve destroyed her with acid.” posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:10 am
Thursday, 4 February 2016
Carshalton and Wallington MP calls for increased compensation for rail passengers
The MP for Carshalton and Wallington is proposing increasing passenger compensation for delayed trains.
Lib Dem Tom Brake will be speaking to the rail minister later this afternoon.
He’s proposing 50% compensation on a single fair for a delay of 15-29 minutes, and 100% for anything more.
Juventus coach linked with Chelsea's new manager role
Massimo Allegri has agreed a four-year deal to become Chelsea's next manager.
That's according to reports in Italy - which suggest the Juventus manager will take over from interim boss Guus Hiddink in the summer.
Allegri guided his side to a league title and a Champions League final in his first season in charge- and currently sit top of Serie A.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:16 pm
Boat owner fined for disregarding a by-law in Ham
The ship has sailed for the owner of a boat who attempted to use his human rights as a defence for flouting a by-law in Ham.
Christopher Akerman said he ignored Richmond Council’s warnings to move his boat because the new law ‘breached his human rights’.
The 39-year-old refused to move his vessel, The Longwood Lady, which he left moored to the Council-owned Ham Lands.
He claimed the enforcement notices breached his ‘right to a family life’ and would ‘make him homeless’.
The Judge upheld the enforcement action and fined Akerman, as well as attributing costs, totalling £720. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:50 pm
A pedestrian has died after being hit by a motorbike in Harlington
A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a motorbike in Harlington last night.
Police said the 58-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene after the crash at about 9.45pm.
The 37-year-old motorcyclist was taken to hospital in a serious but stable condition following the collision in Bath Road.
Police have launched an investigation into the incident.
Any witnesses are urged to contact police on 101. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:27 pm
Surrey Police release CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to over theft of an elderly lady's card.
Surrey Police have released CCTV footage of a man they wish to speak to in connection with the theft of FIVE bank cards from an elderly woman.
The 82 year old received a call claiming her cards need replacing and handed over details, including her pin.
A man then arrived to pick up her card's- and withdrew money from at least two accounts in Staines High Street before the Police were called and the cards cancelled.
Investigating officer Detective Constable Kimberly Downs said: "Yet again, an elderly vulnerable victim has fallen prey to this callous con and been fooled into thinking she was speaking to a genuine bank employee."
If you can help please contact Surrey Police on 101, quoting crime reference 45150097712 or by using the online reporting system found here.
To mark the event, breast cancer awareness charity Walk the Walk is urging us to sign up for this May's Moonwalk on Clapham Common on May the 14th.
The annual event sees walkers walk a Full Moon (26 miles round London) or a Half Moon (approx 13 miles).
Walkers are encouraged to wear decorative bras when they embark on their midnight stroll.
Over the last 20 years over 300,000 walkers have taken part in the MoonWalk London.
For more details on how you can take part, click here posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:26 am
Fly tipper is fined over £1,400 after dumping waste in Walton
A Fly tipper has been fined over £1,400 in Walton after dumping carpet fitter’s waste at Thames House in November 2014.
CCTV footage of the indecent was made available to Elmbridge Borough Council’s environment enforcement officers by the owners of the property.
Addlestone resident Lee Burton admitted dumping the carpet waste after being identified.
His refusal to co-operate with the Council’s enforcement officer resulted in the escalation of the matter to Magistrates’ Court.
He was summonsed to Redhill Magistrates’ Court on the 17th of January 2016 but didn’t attend.
He was arrested in the early hours of 27 January and later pleaded guilty and was sentenced at Guildford Magistrates’ Court to a significant fine. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:29 am
Murder suspect went to Heathrow before fleeing the UK
CCTV images have been released showing a murder suspect at Heathrow Airport before making his escape to Africa.
48-year old Arthur Simpson-Kent is accused of killing ex-Eastenders actress Sian Blake and their two children.
He left his home in Kent on 16th December and it’s thought he’d intended to catch the last plane from Heathrow that night.
He was seen there on CCTV at about 10pm, but after missing the flight - he got a coach from Victoria to Glasgow, where he boarded a flight to Ghana. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:35 am
MP Tom Brake disagrees with the 'love tax' for single parents
The MP for Carshalton and Wallington has pressed the government about their ‘Love Tax.’
They’ve threatened to impose a tax on singles parents who get married or find another partner.
Up to a million individuals could lose over £1,000 a year, if the cut to Universal Credit benefits is made.
Tom Brake says ‘it’s an attack on hard-working families’ and ‘single parents shouldn’t be punished for finding happiness with someone else.’ posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:12 am
Wednesday, 3 February 2016
Two teenagers will represent Sutton
Two teenagers have been elected to represent Sutton at the UK Youth Parliament.
It’s a scheme that gives young people aged between 11 and 18 the chance to bring about social change through campaigning.
Iman Samad was chosen to be a Member of Youth Parliament and Harry Hamilton as a Deputy Member last week.
Iman says ‘it’s a great feeling to be chosen’, and he promises to ‘do his best to serve the interests of young people in Sutton.’ posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:08 pm
Surrey Police launch new campaign that asks the public to think twice before they call
Surrey Police launched a country wide advertising campaign today, asking the public to think twice before they call.
It’s a part of the Policing in Your Neighbourhood project, where officers are concentrating on being where they’re needed most.
Deputy Chief Constable Gavin Stephens said the force dealt with over 10,000 requests last year that could have been dealt with in a different way. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:58 pm
A man has been arrested for endangering aircraft after a green laser was shone into the cockpits of planes passing over Kent.
The 45-year-old man from Sheppey was detained after police received four reports on Saturday night.
The reports suggested someone was shining a green laser pen at planes as they flew in and out of Heathrow.
Detectives investigating the murder of Harjit Singh Dulai will be in Hayes one week after his death to appeal for further witnesses to come forward.
Officers and police cadets will be in the area from around 6 o'clock this evening handing out leaflets and appealing for information.
A murder investigation was launched after Police were called to reports of a man stabbed by the tennis courts in Rosedale Park, off Albion Road.
Officers attended and found 44-year-old Harjit Singh Dulai, who lived in Uxbridge, suffering from a stab wound.
He was taken to a central London hospital where he was pronounced dead at around 8.30pm.
A post-mortem examination gave the cause of death as a stab wound. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:37 pm
The UK - according to Stephen Fry
With 75 million passengers travelling through Heathrow each year, much loved actor, writer, comedian, presenter and director, Stephen Fry has teamed up with BAFTA award-winning scriptwriter Graham Linehan to create ‘Stephen Fry’s Guide to the UK.’
It's a tongue-in-cheek video guide for the airport, giving visitors tips and tricks on handling etiquette in the UK.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:18 pm
A new global hub for cancer research is to be established in Sutton with the aim of accelerating the discovery of new treatments
A new ‘roadmap’ document has outlined how ‘The London Cancer Hub’ will become a world-leading life-science campus specialising in research, treatment, education and enterprise.
The initiative aims to bring together 10,000 scientists, clinical and support staff in a community of collaborating organisations.
The London Cancer Hub will be developed on the Sutton site of The Institute of Cancer Research and The Royal Marsden in Belmont.
It will take about 20 years and £1 billion to finish the revamp of the 265,000 sq metre site
It is projected that The London Cancer Hub will create more than 13,000 jobs on the Sutton site.
It will create 7,000 jobs working on the site in research, healthcare, administration and leisure, and 6,200 jobs during construction.
Once the project is completed, a network of 10,000 research, clinical and support staff will work across the site, 8,500 of them housed in new buildings. Of the 8,500, there will be a projected 2,600 highly skilled jobs in science, around 2,000 in healthcare, 2,600 in administration, and 1,300 in education, retail and leisure.
Over 1,000 people in Tolworth are challenging Boris Johnson to meet them face to face over plans to erect four new tower blocks
The proposed new towers, which will be up to 19 storeys high, were approved by councillors two weeks ago.
There was hope of an appeal, but the Mayor of London has since “rubber stamped” the plans despite mass opposition.
Conservative MP for Kingston James Berry, says the proposals by CNM Estates are out of character with their surroundings.
Surrey Batsman a doubt for first One Day International
England's cricketers take on South Africa in the first of a five match one-day series today.
Surrey batsman and opener Jason Roy is a doubt for Eion Morgan's side after suffering a back spasm earlier this week. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:23 am
Tuesday, 2 February 2016
Lynne Owens criticised as Surrey Police chief
It’s emerged that new National Crime Agency head Lynne Owens was appointed in the midst of concerns about her performance as chief constable of Surrey Police.
Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner, Kevin Hurley, said he’d considered seeking her dismissal before she took over the role.
Criticisms included the Independent Police Complaints Commission finding of failings in the way Surrey Police had handled the case of 14-year-old Breck Bednar, who was groomed online before being murdered. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:38 pm
Man falls three floors inside Sutton lift
Firefighters have rescued a man after the lift he was in dropped from the second floor to the basement. The man was stuck in the lift in the building on Carshalton Road this afternoon.
Fire crews helped assist the man out of the elevator and he was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service crews.
The Brigade was called at 12.33. A fire engine from Wallington and three Fire Rescue Units from Croydon, Lambeth and Edmonton were at the scene.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:23 pm
Investigations are continuing after a 21 year old woman was attacked while on her way to work in Teddington yesterday morning
Police say the victim got off a bus and walked along Fairfax Road just before 7am when a man came at her with a bladed weapon and slashed her across the neck as she went to cross Kingston Road.
She managed to make her way to work, where police and paramedics were called.
The victim was taken to hospital but was discharged.
The attacker is alleged to be a black man, about 6ft 2ins tall with a medium build, who wore a black hat, black scarf and dark clothing.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:58 pm
It appears Fortune Cookie Take Away in Ewell isn’t so fortunate – the owner has just been fined for fly tipping
A Mr Zheng pleaded guilty to two offences and was told he’d have to pay £400 for each offence as well as court costs.
He had been asked by council inspectors to show them details of a business waste contact or waste transfer notice, neither of which he could supply. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:09 pm
The British Heart Foundation is challenging Londoners to give up chocolate for a month and raise money for life saving research
A poll for the charity revealed almost half of us are chocoholics with around a quarter willing to eat it past its sell-by date or off the floor.
The BHF say it’s time for a DECHOX and is calling on chocolate-lovers to get sponsored for giving up their favourite treats in March.
Last year, those who took part raised almost £800,000 in the fight against heart disease.
This year the aim is to increase that figure to £1million. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:38 pm
Official figures claim people in their 50s are the least happy and most anxious with their lives
But, a survey by the Office for National Statistics on personal well-being suggests the trend reverses by the time people hit their mid-60s.
That group rated themselves as the most happy.
And just under 20% of people in Wandsworth and Lambeth rated their life satisfaction 9 or 10 out of 10. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:36 pm
It’s emerged telecoms company TalkTalk lost 95,000 customers after last October's cyber - attack
The security breach knocked £15-million off trading revenues, and brought about exceptional costs of between £40 and £45 million.
It's revised down its annual underlying earnings from around £295 million to £260 million.
A number of people arrested after the attack in October, including a 16 year old from Feltham, have been bailed until next month. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:18 pm
Police are still trying to establish the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Wallington at the weekend
Officers were called to Melbourne Road at around 8pm on Saturday to reports of a man armed with a firearm.
He was threatening to harm himself and others, and was later found in nearby Bridge Road.
It’s thought the man, believed to be in his fifties, shot himself. He died in hospital the next day. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:10 am
Purley couple praised by fire brigade
A couple who ‘got out, stayed out and called 999’ after their fuse board caught fire have been praised by the Brigade.
The man and woman smelled smoke coming from cupboard next to the kitchen in their home in Brighton Road, and investigated to find their fuse board was alight.
They closed the door of the cupboard, got out of the property and called the Brigade.
A London Fire Brigade spokesman said:
“The couple did the right thing by getting out, staying out and calling 999. We see far too many injuries by people trying to tackle fires themselves rather than leaving it to the professionals.
By closing the door they helped contain the fire to the cupboard and limit the damage to the rest of the house.”
Fire investigators believe it was caused by a faulty connection in the fuse board. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:59 am
Campaign to save activity centre in Roehampton steps up a gear
Campaigners say a demonstration to save the Alton Activity Centre went well, and they're now urging residents and users of the site to come to an all important council meeting on February the 11th.
They're hoping People Power will pressurise Wandsworth Council into halting the closure.
The centre is also having a family party from 3pm on Monday to mark the Chinese New Year celebrations and show how well used the centre is.
The charity which uses the centre, Spurgeon's, had its contract cancelled in 2011. It will cease next month.
It is a children's charity with a Christian origin that works with young carers, offers family support & runs Children's Centres in the UK.
Residents say the charity's work is vital for youngsters.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:36 am
Residents in Richmond can have their say on how South West Train’s services are run
The current franchise for the operator in Richmond ends in 2017, and the process has begun for a new one next year.
They are asking for feedback on a range of improvements, including facilities on trains and at stations.
Common complaints from customers have included overcrowding, not enough trains and reliability right across the network.
Responses need to be made directly to the Department for Transport. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:07 am
More than 60 rare historical deeds documenting 100 years of Sutton’s history have returned to the borough
The Carshalton and District History and Archaeology Society funded three quarters of the cost which will see them added to the nine already in the archive centre.
Borough archivist at Sutton Council Kath Shawcross says the new documents really help them understand the development of the Barrow Hedges estate area.
Sutton residents are being invited to an event aimed at highlighting services for elderly and vulnerable people
Community Safety Day will be run by Sutton Council on Wednesday the 16th of March, and offers a free NHS health check.
Councillor Colin Stears, Adult Social Services Lead, says it’s a great opportunity to find out about the local resources. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:03 am
More than 3,000 respond to Richmond consultation
Richmond Council has asked residents for their views on a proposed renewal of Twickenham town centre.
More than 3,000 people responded to the consultation.
There was support for the removal of run-down buildings but objection to restricted parking.
Pamela Fleming, Cabinet Member for Environment says the Council are reconsidering their plan but emphasised that changes must still be financially viable. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:03 am
Boy charged with Hayes murder
A boy arrested on Sunday by detectives investigating the murder of Harjit Singh Dulai in Hayes, has been charged.
The 16-year-old from Hayes will appear in custody at Wimbledon Youth Court later accused of the murder of Harjit in Rosedale Park,last Wednesday, and possession of an offensive weapon.
Anyone with information can call the incident room on 020 8785 8099, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:50 am
Department store in Reigate closing down
One of Surrey's oldest department stores is closing down
Knights in Reigate, is closing its doors after 130 years with its owners blaming an "increasingly competitive market place".
Owner Tudor Williams Holdings said it’s sold to a private company which upgrades properties to create vibrant environments and employment opportunities,"
Knights staff have been offered jobs in the group's stores in Dorking, Cobham, Farnham and New Malden. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:50 am
Woman rescued after fire in Chessington
Fire fighters have rescued a woman from a fire in Chessington
Emergency services were called to the blaze in a flat on Pear Tree Close yesterday evening.
The woman was suffering from smoke inhalation and taken to hospital by ambulance.
Surrey police officers will now wear cameras
Police Officers in Surrey are to start wearing Body Worn Video cameras this year.
The devices have many benefits, including better evidence capturing and quicker outcomes for everyone.
It means victims won’t have to give evidence in court and it will save the Force valuable time and resources.
Recent studies have also found that public order and assault crimes dropped when frontline officers were wearing the cameras. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:34 am
Monday, 1 February 2016
Police in Mole Valley release an e-fit of a man they want to speak to
Police in Mole Valley have released an e-fit of a man they want to speak to in regards to an investigation.
Detectives are keen to trace him in connection with a sexual assault in Ashtead, on a woman in her 20’s in the early hours of New Year’s Day.
The man is described as white, around 40-years old and of stocky build. He has short dark wavy hair with a short beard.
He was wearing a dark coloured zipped waterproof jacket, and dark trousers with tan coloured boots - similar to Timberlands.
You can view the image on our website – radiojackie.com/news. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:08 pm
Army major in court over fatal accident
A court has heard an army major from Shepperton involved in a fatal crash was way over the speed limit and on the wrong side of the road
40 year old Maj Richard Scott is accused of driving at speeds of up to 95mph in bad weather before the smash on a B-road in Wiltshire.
24 year old Gareth Hicks suffered fatal injuries when the van he was sleeping in at the time was hit by Scott’s Audi A6.
He denies a charge of causing death by careless driving. The trial continues. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:02 pm
A close shave for Penelope the Wandsworth Persian cat
A rare breed of cat has had to have most of her coat shaved off after she was found abandoned in Wandsworth.
5 year old Penelope, who is a Chinchilla Persian, was found by a member of the public and taken to Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, underweight and dirty, with her fur in matted clumps.
The Home had no option but to remove the feline's fur and save her from a bad hair day. They're now looking for a new, experienced home for Penelope.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:10 pm
Cheryl James Inquest Update
The inquest into the death of a young soldier at Deepcut Barracks 20 years ago will not consider whether it had "a culture of sexual abuse".
But the coroner at Woking, says he will listen to allegations that Private Cheryl James was sexually abused before she died.
She was found with a gunshot wound in 1995, but her family say they've never had a full explanation. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:09 pm
Police hunting stolen dog in New Addington release CCTV image of man they want to talk to
On Friday, the 4th of December, police were called at around 3pm to a report of a theft of a dog from a ten-year-old boy outside a supermarket in Parkway, New Addington.
The victim and his mum went to the supermarket and the boy waited outside with 'Jessie', a brown and blonde, female Yorkshire Terrier.
A few moments later a male approached him and asked if he could pet the dog. The man then picked up the dog and ran off towards Central Parade.
CCTV which captured the suspect is being released by the officers in the hope someone will recognize him.
The suspect is described as a white male of slim build, aged between 18 and 22 with brown hair.
He was wearing dark clothes with white trainers.
Police are keen to hear from anyone who may recognise the man shown in the CCTV.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Croydon police on 101, quoting reference 3835251/15. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:52 pm
Reward for information about the 'cat-ripper'
Pet owners in and around Croydon are being reminded to be vigilant of where their animals are.
It’s as the investigation into the so called ‘Cat Ripper’ continues as more than 30 have been killed.
Recently puppies, foxes and rabbits have also been targeted.
PETA are offering a reward for information leading to those responsible getting caught.
Christina Warner is a trustee for the association of lawyers for animal welfare.
Talks over Britain's renegotiation of its EU membership are continuing today after no agreement was reached last night
Downing Street says it has struck a deal over migrants' benefits, but it's not yet been shared with other European governments.
Labour MP for Streatham, Chuka Umunna, who's part of the Britain Stronger in Europe campaign, says there's more to our relationship with Europe than migration.
A man who carried out a string of armed robberies at betting shops and banks across south London has been jailed for 10 years.
32 year old Daley Doma from Croydon, pleaded guilty in November at Snaresbrook Crown Court to nine counts of robbery, three counts of attempted robbery and 12 counts of possessing an imitation firearm at the time of committing a specified offence.
He was sentenced to 10 years for every count, to run concurrently.
Doma stole in excess of £5,000 in total during the robberies in Lewisham, Greenwich and Bromley. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:47 pm
Police in Croydon are appealing for the public's help to find a vulnerable missing man
53 year old Andrew Payne, 53, left a hospital in Croydon at 3.30am yesterday.
He was last seen on Catherine Street at 3.30am the same day; he is known to frequent the Croydon and Selhurst areas.
Andrew has previously been found unconscious.
He is severely epileptic and requires medication in the morning and evenings or he may have severe seizures.
Andrew is black, 6ft tall, with a broad build and may walk with a limp. He has shoulder length dreadlocks and a greying full beard.
He may talk slowly or with a stammer.
He was last seen wearing a red T-shirt with 'JESUS' written in yellow on it, a black Schott bomber jacket, blue jeans and mustardy tanned leather shoes with a white trim around the sole.
Anyone who has seen Andrew is asked to contact police via 101 or the Missing People Charity 116000 quoting reference 16MIS004462. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:45 pm
Man with Surrey connections wanted by police
Wanted by police:Frederick Field
Police are searching for a man known to frequent Surrey who’s wanted for recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence.
31-year-old Frederick Field served a sentence for assault and was released in December but has failed to comply with conditions.
Field is 5ft 8 and of a medium build with light brown hair and blue eyes - he has a distinctive tattoo made up of small black dots on his right hand.
Police advise not to approach him, but to dial 999 immediately if you have any information on his location.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:39 am
Cricket News: Surrey signing
Surrey have signed Australia T20 cricket captain Aaron Finch for part of their upcoming season.
The world's top ranked Twenty20 batsman will be their overseas player while Kumar Sangak-kara plays in the Caribbean Premier League.
Finch is expected to make his debut in their County Championship match against Warwickshire on the 2nd of July. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:44 am
Man in court after South Norwood murder
Murder victim David Darko
A 19-year-old man will appear in court today charged with the murder of David Darko in South Norwood.
The 21-year-old was stabbed at South Norwood Recreation Ground on Saturday 23rd January.
Darnell Martin will appear in custody via video link at Camberwell Green Magistrates Court. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:33 am
Tributes come in for Frank Finlay
Frank Finlay has been remembered as an "astonishing actor and wonderful man" following his death at the age of 89.
The veteran star of stage and screen died after a short illness at his home in Weybridge on Saturday surrounded by his family.
He was nominated for an Oscar for his role in the 1965 film of Othello, starring opposite Sir Laurence Olivier. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:29 am
A fresh inquest into the death of a soldier at Deepcut begins today
A second inquest into the death of a teenage army recruit at Deepcut Barracks more than 20 years ago is beginning today.
18 year old Private Cheryl James, was found with a bullet wound to her head in November 1995.
The inquest in Woking is expected to last seven weeks and will hear evidence from more than a hundred people.
In 2014, the High Court quashed the original 1995 inquest, which recorded an open verdict. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:27 am
Chelsea's captain is now looking further afield
Chelsea captain John Terry's next club is likely to be in Europe, the Middle East or America.
He'll be leaving the Premier League champions at the end of the season after being told his contract would not be renewed.
Terry has led the club through their most successful period, including winning the Champions League and four top flight titles. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:44 am
Mums in Claygate to do the school run in their PJs
This morning, a group of mums in Claygate will be doing the school run in their Pyjamas.
They will purposely be wearing their nightwear, to raise money for research into breast cancer.
Vicky Lord organised the event after loosing a friend to the disease, she says it is something her friend would find amusing - as she was a headteacher herself.
School mums will be arriving at Claygate Primary School from 8.45 this morning, collection boxes will also be on hand. posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:00 am
Sunday, 31 January 2016
Fatal shooting in Wallington
The man believed to be in his 50’s was found just round the corner in Bridge Road a little later.
Baton rounds were fired and a taser used in an attempt to bring him under control but despite this he managed to discharge a firearm injuring himself.
Officers administered first aid till the Ambulance arrived and took him to hospital where he died at 06:10 this morning.
Not all next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination will be held in due course. Formal identification has yet to take place.
The Directorate of Professional Standards and Independent Police Complaints Commission have been informed and an independent investigation will be undertaken.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:46 pm
Chelsea win comfortably and sail through to the 5th round of the FA cup
Chelsea have won 5-1 against MK Dons in the fourth round of the FA cup.
The first half saw Oscar get a hat-trick, with two further goals in the second half.
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