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Saturday, 9 February 2019

Woman missing from Battersea

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Police are appealing for help in tracing a woman who’s been missing from her home in Battersea since yesterday.

Eighty-one-year-old Zoia Hadjikov suffers from dementia and speaks little English.

Her first language is Russian.

When last seen she was wearing a black jacket and a multi-coloured scarf in her hair.

Zoia has previously been found in the Chelsea and Tooting areas.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:28 pm  

Fulham sink further into Premier League trouble

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a comfortable 3-nil win over Bournemouth.

The victory takes Jurgen Klopp's side back 3 points clear of champions Manchester City.

Cardiff scored a late winner to beat fellow strugglers Southampton 2-1.

Both sides paid tribute to Emiliano Sala ahead of kick-off with a minute's silence.

Manchester United are into the league's top four.

Their 3-nil win over Fulham took them a point clear of Chelsea - who play Manchester City tomorrow.

Paul Pogba scored twice at Craven Cottage.

In the Championship QPR stay 15th despite a thrilling 4-3 loss to Birmingham at Loftus Road.

Brentford’s winning streak ended with a 2-1 loss at Nottingham Forrest.

Leeds stay top after a 1-all draw at Middlesbrough.

In League One AFC Wimbledon went down 2-nil to Burton at Kingsmeadow.

The Dons are now 11 points from safety.

Sutton kept their promotion push alive following a 1-nil win at Barnet in the National League.

In the South Division Woking had a comfortable 3-nil win over East Thurrock while Hampton & Richmond Borough drew 1-all with Slough at the Beveree Stadium.

Kingstonian were stunned 7-1 at Dorking in the Isthmian League.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:15 pm  

A golf club in Epsom is being recognised by the England Golf Awards

Horton Park is one of four finalists for England Golf’s Most Welcoming Club of the Year Award.

It is being applauded for giving the modern golfer everything they desire, including an 18-hole adventure course and two footgolf courses.

They will find out if they are successful in March.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:12 pm  

A care team in Croydon has been rated outstanding

Croydon Shared Lives has been praised for its social care for the second time in a row by the Care Quality Commission.

The service was rated ‘Outstanding’ for being caring and well led and ‘Good’ for being safe effective and responsive.

More than 60 adults in Croydon with learning disabilities and mental health issues in family homes receive short and long-term care.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:23 pm  

Manchester United will move into the Premier League's top four if they beat Fulham later

United are unbeaten following the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, with nine wins from 10 matches in all competitions.

But while their results suggest considerable improvement, Solskjær wants to see better performances.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:50 am  

There's been an almost 60% rise in the number of youngsters being admitted to hospital with stab wounds in the past five years

More than 1,000 aged between 10 and 19 were seen by doctors last year, compared with just over 650 in 2012.

NHS England, which carried out the study, claims too many high street shops are breaking the law by selling blades to young people.

Tooting MP Dr Rosena Allin Khan says the way people get hold of knives needs to be looked at

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:05 am  

Police in Cheam say a cordon will remain in place for a number of hours this morning at the site of a stabbing yesterday afternoon

Two men have been arrested; one of them is believed to have known the 30 year old victim.

The woman was attacked at around 3pm yesterday to London Road, at the junction with Sparrow Farm Road.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:24 am  

A man in his 50s is still recovering from an acid attack in Croydon two months ago

Police have just released details of the incident on the first of December on Surrey Street.

His injuries are not life threatening, but are believed to be life changing.

Two men, aged 40 and 53, have been arrested on suspicion of GBH.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:13 am  

Pipeline proposals go on display in Ashford today.

Esso has launched a new consultation over its plans to renew a pipeline for aviation fuel.

The 90 kilometre pipeline runs from Southampton to the West London Terminal facility near Hounslow.

The work will have an impact on parts of Ashford. Esso is holding a consultation event today at the Salvation Army in Woodthorpe Road from 11 until 5 for people who would like more information.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:06 am  

Chertsey family gets support for independent inquiry into flood death.

The Surrey Fire Brigade Union is backing calls for an independent inquiry into the death of 7 year old Zane Gbangbola in Chertsey during the floods in 2014.

The union says there are questions which have been left unanswered by the inquest which concluded he died of carbon monoxide poisoning from a petrol pump used to pump out floodwater.

Zane’s father who was left in a wheelchair after a cardiac arrest was diagnosed with Hydrogen Cyanide poisoning.

The family believe that Zane was also affected by this which they claim came from a lake behind the house which was built over a former landfill site.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:37 am  

Friday, 8 February 2019

Councillors approved plans for a major overhaul of four children’s centre in Wandsworth last night

More two-year-olds from disadvantaged families will now be offered 15 hours of high-quality nursery care each week.

These new services will be added to the existing stay and play family provision.

At York Gardens in Battersea, additional services will be offered to children with social, emotional and mental health needs.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:35 pm  

A mum accused of not helping her son as he was crushed by her boyfriend's car seat has told a court she let him down

3 year old Alfie Lamb was found unresponsive and later died following a car journey from Sutton to Croydon last February.

23 year old Adrian Hoare has told the Old Bailey she would have moved Alfie "if I thought there was a serious problem".

She and her partner, 25 year old Stephen Waterson, who is accused of pushing a passenger seat on to Alfie, deny manslaughter.

The trial continues.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:15 pm  

Today marks the anniversary of poet Alexander Pope’s arrival in Twickenham over 300 years ago

The 18th century writer built himself an underground grotto which connected to his garden on the river bank.

He later converted it into a cave like mine, accompanied by diamonds and stalactites, which is open for the public to view as of today.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:13 pm  

UPDATE: A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman in Ewell earlier this afternoon

Officers were called to London Road at 3pm today following a report that a woman in her 30s had been stabbed.

It’s believed the victim and suspect are known to each other.

A second man has also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Police are asking any witnesses to come forward on 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:36 pm  

Chris Ashton's come in for Jack Nowell as one of two changes to England's rugby union team for Sunday's Six Nations clash with France.

Courtney Lawes replaces the injured Maro Itoje for the match at Twickenham.

Head coach Eddie Jones tells Sky Sports News, Ashton deserves his chance.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:00 pm  

Chelsea face Manchester City on Sunday as they look to solidify their place in the top four.


The Blues recently recovered from their 4-0 defeat away to Bournemouth by beating Huddersfield 5-0 last weekend.

Maurizio Sarri will be hoping Gonzalo Higuain and Eden Hazard can continue their goalscoring form, after both scoring a brace last time out.

The champions will want to avoid a repeat of the 2-0 defeat they suffered at Stamford Bridge in December.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:30 pm  

There are reports a woman has been attacked on a busy road in Ewell

Surrey Police say they have stepped up patrols while they investigate an alleged attack on a woman believed to be in her 30s.

Officers were called to London Road at the junction with Sparrow Farm Road near Nonsuch Park at around 3pm.

The air ambulance is believed to have left the scene some two hours later.

Reports of a stabbing are unconfirmed by police.

They’re asking for any witnesses to come forward on 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:12 pm  

Crystal Palace host West Ham tomorrow afternoon as they look to make it back-back wins against teams from the city.

Michy Batshuayi hopes to make his first league start for the Eagles after making an impact from the bench in their 2-0 win against Fulham.

A win for Roy Hodgon’s side could see them go six points clear of the relegation zone.

Whereas the Hammers are without a win their last four games in all competitions.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:00 pm  

Arsenal Women and Manchester City Women will meet in the League Cup final.

The Gunners beat Championship side Manchester United Women 2-1 in their semi-final yesterday.

On Wednesday Manchester City advanced to the final following a 2-nil win over Chelsea Women at Kingsmeadow.

The final is set for February the 23rd at Sheffield’s Bramall Lane.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:30 pm  

The families of two BP employees killed during a terrorist attack at an Algerian gas plant have reached an out of court settlement with the oil company.

44 year old Carlos Estrada Valencia and 26 year old Sebastian John, who was living in Sunbury at the time, were among seven Brits killed in 2013.

A nine-week trial to determine whether BP was liable for their deaths was to begin next week.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:09 pm  

Lidl welcomed guests to the construction site of its new £70 million UK HQ in Tolworth this morning.



The event marked the next stage of the development on the Kingston Road.

Guests included MP for Kingston and Surbiton Sir Ed Davey as well as architects.

The plot, which covers 250,000 sq. ft. of office space, is set to be completed in two years’ time.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:56 pm  

A man has pleaded not guilty to murdering a part-time actor in Chessington by poisoning him with the drug GHB.

25 year old Gerald Matovu has appeared at the Old Bailey.

He’s accused of killing Eric Michels who was found dead at his home in August.

The defendant allegedly gave 52-year-old Mr Michels a lethal dose of the drug GHB the previous day.

Mr Matovu also pleaded not guilty to theft and fraud offences relating to other men, as well as possession of GHB with intent to supply.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:30 pm  

Brentford travel to the City Ground tomorrow afternoon as they look to make it 11 games in a row unbeaten in all competitions.

The Bees have scored 18 goals in their last five games and have only lost once in their last nine visits to Nottingham Forest.

Queens Park Rangers are still without a win in the Championship in 2019 and welcome play-off chasing Birmingham to Loftus Road on Saturday.

In League One, AFC Wimbledon face Burton Albion tomorrow. The Dons are currently bottom of the table and will be looking for their first win of the year.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:02 pm  

Man from Clapham sentenced for his part in man's death



Two men who attacked 51-year-old Desmond O'Beirne in Trafalgar Square have been sentenced for their parts in his death.

22 year old Lucas Antunes (pictured) who was extradited from the US to face justice, has today been jailed for three years and nine months at the Old Bailey having previously admitted manslaughter.

22 year old Luis Abella from Clapham had previously pleaded guilty to attempting to cause actual bodily harm and was sentenced to three months’ imprisonment suspended for two years.

Desmond had been out for the night and fallen asleep on a grass area outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square in June 2017.

After waking up, he was then approached several people, including Antunes and Abella who and attacked him.

A post-mortem determined cause of death as a head injury.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:32 pm  

Just over a third of London boroughs are “uninhabitable” for renters.

That’s according to new research which looked at how easy it is for people in the capital to survive on a strict budget.

Hounslow was among 23 boroughs where the cost of living exceeded the average monthly earnings for people.

Wandsworth, Croydon, Richmond and Hammersmith and Fulham were all deemed more affordable as the wages people earn fall more in line with the cost of living.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:16 pm  

Fire fighters are warning of the dangers of leaving aerosol cans next to kitchen hobs.

It’s after an explosion gutted a flat in Mitcham.

Officers were called to Church Road last night after an air freshener can caught light.

A woman and two children were taken to hospital for checks.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:19 pm  

A man arrested at Heathrow will appear in court today charged with murder.

The suspect was arrested at the airport following the death of 45 year old Ian Ogle in East Belfast.

Mr Ogle was stabbed and attacked in the street near his home towards the end of last month.

He is the 14th person to be arrested in connection with the crime; all other suspects have been released.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:29 pm  

Croydon High Street is now due to be made a car – free zone following the success of a temporary scheme.

In the initial trial, High Street bus routes were altered and the taxi rank was moved to Park Street.

The permanent closure of High Street will begin in April.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:11 am  

Workers on South Western Railway will hold another three one-day strikes in a long-running dispute over guards on trains.

The RMT announced the action after 88% of its members voted in a fresh ballot to continue the fight.

The strikes are planned for the 22nd of February and the 9th and 16th of March.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:14 am  

A flight departing from Heathrow has been forced to dump its fuel over the English Channel and fly back to the airport.

According to Qantas the decision was a result of a “pressurisation issue” on board the aircraft last night.

The flight destined for Singapore returned back to base safely after being in the air for just an hour.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:04 am  

An inquest has heard how a “fit and healthy” sportsman collapsed and died during cricket practice in Richmond from an undiagnosed heart condition.

Teacher and former model 28-year-old Ryan Tilley was batting in the nets at Christ’s School last year February when he suddenly stumbled backwards.

A post-mortem concluded he had suffered Sudden Adult Death caused by arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.

The inquest continues.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:02 am  

Chelsea Women miss out on League Cup final

Arsenal Women and Manchester City Women will meet in the League Cup final.

The Gunners beat Championship side Manchester United Women 2-1 in their semi-final yesterday.

On Wednesday Manchester City advanced to the final following a 2-nil win over Chelsea Women at Kingsmeadow.

The final is set for February 23 at Sheffield’s Bramall Lane.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:13 am  

Sandown vet says it will be hard to stop spread of equine flu

The equine flu outbreak which has brought horse racing in the UK to a halt will be hard to stop spreading according to experts.

All race meetings have been cancelled until at least next Wednesday after three horses tested positive for the disease despite being vaccinated.

Hattie Lawrence is the Clinical Director at Valley Equine and acts as veterinary surgeon at Kempton, Sandown and Epsom.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:19 am  

A new cancer drug has shown promising results in patients with up to 6 different cancers

That’s according to researchers in Sutton.

The new drug “TV” acts like a “Trojan horse” to get inside tumour cells.

15% of those with ovarian and lung cancers responded to it.

The research team at the Royal Marsden found so many positive results that the drug has now moved into phase 2 of its clinical trial.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:00 am  

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home is urging people to “think before they click”, as online sales of dogs rose around 15% last year

The charity took in a 12 week Russell Terrier named Truffle, who was bought in an online ad, and handed over wrapped in a towel at a train station.

Battersea suspect he was from a puppy farm as he was neither microchipped or vaccinated like the ad promised.

Research shows a new dog advert is posted every two minutes, and every four for cats.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:48 pm  

A man has been jailed after putting footage of himself driving dangerously around Croydon onto the internet

Motorcyclist Kamal Richards committed more than 30 offences in an hour, including four which could be potentially fatal.

They included going the wrong way around roundabouts, and the wrong way down a tunnel as other cars were entering it.

He’s been jailed for 15 months and has been disqualified for two and a half years.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:05 pm  

An inquest jury has found neglect contributed to the death of a 19 year old at a care home in Richmond

Sophie Bennett, who had autism and bipolar disorder, died two days after she was admitted to Kingston Hospital in May 2016.

She had tried to take her life.

Sophie had been discovered in a critical state at Lancaster Lodge Care Home in Richmond where she’d been a resident.

It later emerged serious concerns had been raised by whistle-blowers about Lancaster Lodge following changes at the care home.

The CQC has not yet decided whether or not to pursue a criminal prosecution, although the family says they believe there should be one.

The director of the charity Inquest says “the monitoring and oversight of private providers, such as RPFI, is not fit for purpose”.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:14 pm  

Police will now have more power to deal with unauthorised encampments across Surrey and the rest of the UK.


The Home Office has outlined new draft measures.

The move comes after a public consultation and there are plans to consider further proposals to the current laws in the future.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:00 pm  

Are you one of those people who has problems making decisions?

An academic at Royal Holloway University in Egham has discovered that it’s even more difficult without gravity.

Dr. Elisa Ferre asked participants to shout out random sequences of numbers, both with and without the natural force of gravity.

She found decreased randomness when participants were lying down, but admitted that this little-known area needs to be explored further.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:59 pm  

Plans for a new bridge linking Wandsworth to Pimlico will go before planning bosses next week.

It’s hoped the new cycle and pedestrian friendly route will help connect more people with the new Nine Elms development .

A decision is expected on Wednesday.

The last Bridge proposed was Boris Johnson’s Garden Bridge, which was eventually scrapped by current Mayor Sadiq Khan due to its cost.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:00 pm  

A driver who narrowly avoided hitting a 14 year old boy after he jumped red lights in #Ewell has avoided jail



Footage (above) has been released of the near-miss on the Kingston Road at the Ruxley Lane Junction on one afternoon in November.

39 year old truck driver Ian Gruber was tracked down via dash-cam footage.

He was given a six week sentence, suspended for 18 months and 80 hours community service.

He also received a 15 month disqualification with an extended test and prosecution costs of £230.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:07 pm  

A safe containing thousands of pounds worth of jewellery has been stolen from a house in Esher

The theft happened sometime between 6am and 7pm at a property in Grove Way on Tuesday.

The homeowners returned in the evening to find the rear glass patio door smashed and the safe missing from the master bedroom.

It’s thought the suspects gained access to the house via the field behind the property.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:30 pm  

Kingston Hospital’s Maternity Unit has been rated the best place for women to give birth in South West London.

That’s according to a national survey carried out on behalf of the Care Quality Commission.

The department scored particularly highly in areas such as help offered by midwives, confidence in staff and discharge times.

Overall, Kingston Hospital came 15th out of 69 trusts who took part in the survey.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:00 pm  

Accidental litter drop cleared from New Malden High Street



Flyers and other debris rained down on New Malden High Street this morning following a problem with waste disposal at William Hill under the Apex Tower.

William Hill has issued this statement. "We have been informed that there was an issue with our waste collection this morning. The current member of staff is in the shop on his own, however, upon a second member of staff arriving, we will be making every effort to collect the rubbish."
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:37 pm  

Police have released CCTV images of four men they want to question in connection with seven bike thefts from stations across Surrey.



Epsom, Worcester Park, Leatherhead and Ashtead were targeted.

The bikes had all been locked and secured in bike racks.



If you recognise them, or have any information, contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 179 of 07/02/19.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:58 pm  

Fatal stabbings are at their highest in England and Wales since World War II.

There were 285 killings by a knife or sharp instrument in the 12 months to March last year.

The figures have been released by the Office for National Statistics.

It says the largest increase in victims was seen among young men and boys.

On Tuesday, 19 year old Lejean Richards became the third teenager to be stabbed to death in London this year, in an attack in Battersea.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:14 pm  

A buffer zone could be implemented around an abortion clinic in Twickenham.

The British Pregnancy Advisory Clinic in Rosslyn Road has seen a number of protesters over the last few months.

A Public Space Protection order could now be introduced by Richmond Council.

A recent 6 week long consultation attracted 3,000 responses, with over 80% strongly in favour of the ban.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:13 am  

Feltham’s food bank is marking five years since it was formed.

The chair of the trustees says they are pleased at what they’ve achieved but sad that there’s a growing use for the food bank on the Hounslow Road.

Now a new storage facility is to be built.

Aisha Rahman explains how they’ve gone about it


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:11 am  

A man from Lower Kingswood has been jailed for over 3 years for drug offences.



20 year old Leonardo Abreu Da Silva was convicted of possessing and supplying class A drugs.

He was found with 6 packets of cocaine on him and a significant amount of cash in Redhill on New Year’s Day.

When arrested he refused to sit in the police car and tried to flee the scene.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:19 am  

A man’s due in court soon accused of killing a man on a train in Surrey.

A man’s due in court soon accused of killing a man on a train in Surrey.

35 year old Darren Pencille is charged with the murder of 51 year old Lee Pomeroy who was attacked on a train from Guildford to Waterloo.

His partner, 27 year old Chelsea Mitchell also appears in court accused of assisting an offender.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:05 am  

A man who knocked down and killed a woman while speeding across a pelican crossing in Clapham has been jailed for three years.



A man who knocked down and killed a woman while speeding across a pelican crossing in Clapham has been jailed for three years.

28 year old Tshan Henry admitted to causing death by dangerous driving of 22-year-old Yolanda Moore from Dorset.

Henry pleaded guilty to failing to stop following a collision and failing to report a collision and dangerous driving post-collision.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:07 am  

Hanwell couple sentenced after making £600,000 from trafficking prostitutes from Hungary.

The pair have been given more than ten years in prison.

It’s after they made over £600,000 trafficking girls from Hungary to a Chelsea apartment block and forcing them to work as prostitutes.

34 year old Karl Ring was given 4 years, while Ivett Szuda was sentenced to six-and-a-half years’ imprisonment.

They were convicted of human trafficking, controlling prostitution for gain, and money laundering.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:00 am  

Harlequins forward Renaldo Bothma has been banned for four games for striking an opponent.

Bothma was sent off in the 28th minute of his team’s Premiership match against Saracens – they went onto lose 32-12 at the Stoop.

The Namibia International captain is next free to play on 12th of March.

The player accepted that he had made contact with an opponent’s head with his arm.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:00 am  

A teenager stabbed to death in Battersea has been named.

19 year old Lejean Richards was found injured near a bus stop on Westbridge Road on Tuesday night.

He died soon after.

Three men, aged 19, 20 and 27 have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

All remain in custody.

Mr Richards is the third teenager to be stabbed to death in London this year.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:12 am  

A man’s been fined following the theft of a wallet from a man’s car in Tolworth.

Lenny Young plead guilty to fraud by false representation after the debit card was used at a petrol station.

He’s had to pay £185.

Police are reminding people to remove all items of value from their vehicles while they’re unattended.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:17 am  

It’s emerged a quarter of people in Richmond didn’t take advantage of a free NHS health check last year.

Around 3,000 people were invited to receive the service at their GP surgery between June and December.

If you are aged between 40 and 74, you are entitled to a free check every 5 years.

The health “MOT” helps assess your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, kidney disease or diabetes.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:13 am  

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Missing teen with links to Woking, Staines and Hounslow.



Police are searching for a teenager who has gone missing and who has links with Woking, Staines and Hounslow.

Emily Carter-Muall is fifteen and disappeared on February the 4th.

She’s described as five foot eight with a medium build and brown hair which she wears in a ponytail.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:40 pm  

Sixty firefighters tackle blaze in Hounslow Chinese restaurant

Eight fire engines and around 60 firefighters were called to a blaze at a Chinese restaurant with offices above on Staines Road in Hounslow.

The restaurant's ground floor kitchen was destroyed by the fire.

Seven people escaped from the restaurant and 20 people got out of offices above before the arrival of the London Fire Brigade.

Nobody was hurt.

Fire crews from Heston, Feltham,Twickenham attended the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:25 pm  

Police close inquiries into Croydon warehouse fire on NYE.



A police investigation into the cause of a huge fire which ripped through a warehouse in Croydon on New Year’s Eve has been closed.

The fire at a self-storage building on the Purley Way destroyed every item in nearly two thousand rented units.

Two men aged 25 years old were arrested on suspicion of arson but were released without charge.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:53 pm  

Feltham food bank marks five years

Feltham’s food bank is marking five years since it was formed.

The chair of the trustees says they are pleased at what they’ve achieved but sad that there’s a growing use for the food bank on the Hounslow Road.

It’s gone up from 40 people a week to 70 people.

Aisha Rahman explains:



posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:42 pm  

Body found in lake in Reading confirmed as that of student from Sutton

The teenager’s body was found in a lake.

He was reported missing after last been seen early on Thursday morning.

Daniel’s body was found in a lake at the Whiteknights Campus.

A senior office has thanked the public and the media for the help in sharing the appeal.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:56 pm  

South Western Train service still disrupted after earlier closures from Earlsfield to Waterloo.

Rail passengers have been facing a difficult night on the South Western train line between Earlsfield and Waterloo.

There were no trains calling at Earlsfield, Wimbledon, Clapham Junction and Vauxhall.

This was due to a passenger becoming ill earlier and a trespassing incident at Queenstown Road.

The trains are now stopping at these stations but services are still dispupted.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:37 pm  

Pub used by Eastenders star is up for sale in Teddington.



A community pub in Teddington visited by Eastenders star John Altman is up for sale.

The Lion in Wick Road has been a pub since Victorian times.

It’s up for sale at £125,000

The actor Robson Green filmed there too and a French restaurant was added to the site after 2000.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:09 pm  

A man is in a critical condition following a collision in Mitcham

Police were called around 7 this morning to Holborn Way.

The pedestrian, who’s in his 60s, is currently in hospital.

The driver stopped at the scene.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:18 pm  

An attempted robbery has been made on a shop in Hounslow with a Zombie knife

One man tried to fend off the attacker and required thirty stitches to his hand.

Police were called around 8pm on Saturday to the Costcutter in Crosslands Avenue.

No items or cash were taken from the shop.

If you have any information, contact police on 101.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:47 pm  

The owners of a pub which went up in flames in Worcester Park say there’s no threat of asbestos

The Worcester Park Tavern caught fire on Monday morning, with fire-fighters having to demolish its large chimneys to gain access.

However, residents have voiced concerns for many months that the derelict site contains the poisonous material.

Splendid Hospitality says an asbestos survey was carried out beforehand on the building and the chimneys did not contain it.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:05 pm  

A Bournemouth fan's been found guilty of throwing a pie on to the pitch during their league cup tie at Chelsea

Adam Cox from Dorset, has been convicted in his absence following the incident in December.

The 27 year-old has previously served a three-year football banning order and now faces another one.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:09 pm  

Lord Singh of Wimbledon has been reported for allegedly breaking Parliamentary rules

The 86-year old has also allegedly failed to declare his personal interests for the last seven years.

He’s been reported by the Sikh Federation, which is making the claims.

Lord Singh became the first member of the House of Lords to wear a turban when he was handed a life peerage in 2011.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:04 pm  

Leatherhead has won an award that will hopefully transform its town centre.

The Future High Streets Fund will be awarded to Leatherhead after it beat competition from other towns in Mole Valley.

Councillor Simon Edge says: “Ideally we would also put Dorking forward for this fund, but we are only allowed to nominate one town centre.”

He also highlighted that it was crucial to propose the town with the best chance of success for the benefit of the whole district.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:56 am  

People who recycle in Wandsworth can now leave the lids on bottles.

The recycling plant in Smugglers Way has confirmed it can recycle the tops as long as the bottles are squashed down.

Metal lids can also be recycled but those are sorted mechanically so make sure you take them off their glass bottle or jar.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:46 am  

Wolves had to come from behind against Shrewsbury to earn their place in the fifth round last night.

The Premier League side eventually emerged 3-2 winners at Molineux.

Non-league Barnet's cup adventure is over after a 3-1 defeat at Brentford.

QPR beat Portsmouth 2-nil in the night's other game.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:37 am  

Staff at Hampton Court Palace are striking again today in the continuing row over pensions.

Staff at Hampton Court Palace are striking again today in the continuing row over pensions.

They’ll be joined by Beefeaters who will walk out simultaneously at the Tower of London.

GMB Union members will be on the picket line from 11 o’clock.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:31 am  

Surrey County Council has approved cuts to its budget of £82 million

31 children’s centres will close and some rubbish tips will only take recycling from April.

Councillors voted for the budget last night approving a 2.99% rise in Council tax.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:49 am  

A fire has broken out in Feltham in the early hours of this morning.

A fire has broken out in Feltham in the early hours of this morning.

60 firefighters were called to a maisonette on Elmcroft Close, half of the first floor and all of the roof were alight.

Crews from Feltham and Heston got the blaze under control, but are expected to be in the area all day.

No one has been injured and the cause is not yet known.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:06 am  

A fire has broken out in Feltham.



A fire has broken out in Feltham.

60 firefighters were called to a maisonette on Elmcroft Close just before 6 o’clock this morning, noone has been injured.

More details will be released later.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:55 am  

Murder investigation launched in Battersea

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was fatally stabbed in Battersea.

Emergency services were called to Wolsey Court just before 8pm yesterday evening.

The victim, believed to be 19-years-old, was found with stab injuries and despite the efforts of paramedics he died at the scene about forty-five minutes later.

Mo arrests have been made and police are appealing for witnesses.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:52 am  

Physical media alive in Kingston

Sunrise Records, a Canadian record stores chain, has agreed to buy most of the collapsed HMV Group in the United Kingdom.

Sunrise will gain control of 100 stores, the remaining 27 shops in Britain will be shut down, putting 455 employees out of work.

Among those to be closed is the flagship Oxford Street store but sources say the Kingston store is among those staying open.

John Tolley has been with Banquet Records in Kingston for the past 20 years.

He says there will always be a place for physical media.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:08 am  

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

A children’s charity in Kingston has celebrated its 15th birthday.

Momentum gives support to families with children in hospital.

Rebecca’s three year old son Harry was diagnosed with Leukaemia four years ago.

She says music therapy helped him control his anger and fear.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:00 pm  

Here are some of tonight's football results from the FA Cup fourth round replays.

Brentford have beaten Barnet 3-1 at Griffin Park after a goal by Spanish winger Sergi Canos in the 7th minute.

He also scored in the previous two games.

The second goal came from French defender Julian Jeanvier after 32 minutes
.
A third goal from Maupay in the 71st minute was closely followed by a goal from Barnet's Tutonda

Barnet also known as the fake "Bees" who were the last non-league side in the competition, have reached the exit door.

QPR have beaten Portsmouth 2-0

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:44 pm  

People across Mole Valley are being urged to attend a free meeting about the state of their countryside

The first Rural Summit will take place on February the 26th and be hosted by journalist Nicolas Owen.

The idea is to get people debating the current opportunities and challenges facing the area.

A range of topics will be explored including community safety and rural housing.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:27 pm  

Police are linking two stabbings in Feltham.

Officers were called to Harlington Road East on Sunday afternoon where they found a teenage boy who had been attacked.

A short time later, they were made aware of a second victim suffering from slash wounds in Hounslow Road.

Neither victims’ injuries are believed to be life-threatening.

It’s believed both stabbings may have taken place in nearby Feltham Park.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:18 pm  

Richmond is having an electrical goods amnesty.

Residents are being encouraged to take their old or broken items to the Civic Centre in York Street next week.

Small electrical items such as alarm clocks, toys, kettles, and hair dryers will be taken in free of charge and recycled.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:30 pm  

HMV Wimbledon is one of the 27 stores closing nationwide.


Canadian firm Sunrise Records is to buy the collapsed music chain, but will only buy 100 outlets out of administration.

The flagship Oxford Street store is closing and there is no word yet on the fate of the Curzon Cinema in Wimbledon which sits above HMV.

Sunrise chief executive Doug Putman is very confident in the HMV brand.



posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:00 pm  

A police pursuit through Leatherhead and Dorking has ended with the arrest of three males, including a 16 year old.

Officers noticed a strong smell of cannabis as they passed a vehicle on the Leatherhead Bypass Road last night.

The car, a grey Vauxhall Corsa, made off from police and the three were arrested a short time later in Stane Street.

Following a search of the car, officers discovered a large quantity of cannabis, as well as cash and scales.

The 16-year-old has been released on police bail, while an 18 year old has been released under investigation.

A 20-year-old man also arrested on suspicion of failing to stop for police and dangerous driving, has been released under investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:00 pm  

It’s hoped the recent success of the "The Favourite" will encourage more people to delve into the history of Queen Anne.

The film focuses on the relationship between Her Majesty and Lady Sarah Churchill in the 18th century.

It was filmed at Hampton Court Palace, which is more commonly associated with King Henry VIII.

Collections Curator at Hampton Court Palace, Matthew Storey, says he hopes now will be Anne’s time to shine.


posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:30 pm  

Brentford boss Thomas Frank says his side are full of confidence ahead of their FA Cup fourth round replay with Barnet tonight.

The Championship team were held to a 3-all draw by the non-league club last week.

But after thrashing Blackburn 5-2 on Saturday, Frank says there's a buoyant mood at Griffin Park.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:01 pm  

Staff at Hampton Court Palace will walk out again tomorrow as part of the continuing row over pensions.

They’ll be joined by Beefeaters who will walk out simultaneously at the Tower of London.

GMB Union members will be on the picket line from 11am.

They’ve asked the secretary of state for Digital Culture, Media and Sport to intervene.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:00 pm  

People in Sutton are being invited to a meeting to share their views on the borough’s parking strategy.

The Chair of the Environment and Neighbourhood Committee will answer questions about the current scheme.

Nothing will be decided by the authorities tomorrow however people are being invited to watch the proceedings.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:51 pm  

HMV Wimbledon is one of the 27 stores closing nationwide.

Canadian firm Sunrise Records is to buy the collapsed music chain, but will only buy 100 outlets out of administration.

The company's flagship Oxford Street store is among one of those going.

There’s no word yet as to what will happen to the Curzon cinema in Wimbledon, which sits above HMV.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:30 pm  

It’s an historic day for TV.

Today marks 30 years since the launch of the Sky TV network in Osterley.

Sky News was one of just four channels launched by the broadcaster on this day in 1989.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:56 pm  

The man from Croydon accused of crushing his girlfriend's son with his car seat claims he is being framed for the 3 year old’s death.

25 year old Stephen Waterson stands accused of twice pushing the front passenger seat of his Audi convertible into Alfie Lamb.

Alfie had been in the foot-well behind with another child following a shopping trip to Sutton last February when the incident happened.

Waterson and the boy's mother, Adrian Hoare, both deny manslaughter.

The trial at the Old Bailey continues.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:49 pm  

It's a busy night in the FA Cup with four fourth round replays.

Barnet, the last non-league side left in the competition, look to pull off an upset when they travel to Brentford.

Shrewsbury could also cause a shock when they face Premier League side Wolves at Molineux.

Newport County welcome Middlesbrough to South Wales and Queen Park Rangers host Portsmouth.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:00 pm  

It has a reputation for being one of the most expensive areas in the capital.

But it seems first time buyers hoping to get on the property ladder in Fulham now have a real chance.

Hammersmith and Fulham Council has secured land for 146 new “genuinely affordable” homes.

They’ll be built next to the former Fulham gasworks which is already under re-development.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:00 pm  

Police searching for missing University of Reading student Daniel Williams have found a body.

The 19-year-old from Sutton hadn’t been seen since the early hours of Thursday.

The body was discovered this morning in a lake at the main campus.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Thames Valley police statement:


Officers carrying out a missing person investigation have located a body in their search.

The body was discovered this morning in a lake at Whiteknights Campus at the University of Reading.

Although formal identification is yet to take place, the family of Daniel Williams has been informed of the development.

Daniel has been missing since 12am on Thursday.

Superintendent Stan Gilmour, Local Policing Area Commander for Reading, said: “Tragically officers searching for Daniel have located a body. While the identity of the person who died is yet to be established, we have informed Daniel’s family and are providing support to them.

“Please could I make an appeal to respect the privacy of Daniel’s family at what must be a deeply difficult time for them.”

The death is currently being treated as unexplained but is not believed to be suspicious.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:15 pm  

Jose Mourinho has accepted a one year sentence in prison for tax fraud.

Jose Mourinho has accepted a one year sentence in prison for tax fraud.

The Portuguese former Manchester United and Chelsea manager will not serve time in a Portuguese jail.

Spain usually does not enforce sentences of fewer than two years.

He was accused of owing Spanish authorities nearly £2.9 million
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:46 am  

People across Mole Valley are being urged to attend a free meeting about the state of their countryside.

The first Rural Summit will take place on February the 26th and be hosted by journalist Nicolas Owen.

The idea is to get people debating the current opportunities and challenges facing the area.

A range of topics will be explored including community safety and rural housing.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:30 am  

People across Mole Valley are being urged to attend a free meeting about the state of their countryside.


The first Rural Summit will take place on February the 26th and be hosted by journalist Nicolas Owen.

The idea is to get people debating the current opportunities and challenges facing the area.

A range of topics will be explored including community safety and rural housing.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:30 am  

Brentford boss Thomas Frank says his side are full of confidence ahead of their FA Cup fourth round replay with Barnet tonight.

The Championship team were held to a 3-3 draw by the non-league club last week.

But afternoon beating Blackburn 5-2 on Saturday, Frank says there's a buoyant mood at Griffin Park.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:52 am  

Cash grants and donations handed out by The Wimbledon Foundation exceeded £1 million for the first time last year.

The Foundation is the official charity of the All England Tennis Club.

It raises funds for other charities and community projects across Merton and Wandsworth.

WaterAid was just one of the beneficiaries, receiving £100,000 last year to help with its fight for clean water globally by 2030.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:39 am  

A vigil has taken place for a student from Sutton who has been missing for nearly a week now.

A vigil has taken place for a student from Sutton who has been missing for nearly a week now.

The University of Reading hosted a gathering last night in the nightclub where Daniel Williams was last seen.

The 19 year old never returned to his accommodation from a night out on campus.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:07 am  

Croydon Council has ditched the contracting team which looks after its 127 parks and open spaces

The authority says it will now be responsible for their upkeep.

Council bosses say the move had been made so they can have more control over what work is being undertaken.

They also say an in-house team will be able to react to issues more quickly.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:56 am  

Monday, 4 February 2019

South Western Railway has made a donation of £1,000 to Clapham Junction station’s shoe-box collection

Money collected will be going to The Ace of Clubs.

The charity provides a range of services for homeless people, including medical treatment dental care.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:19 pm  

Police are urging residents in Worcester Park to be extra vigilant after 6 burglaries over the weekend

The incidents happened mainly in garages in Highdown, Leyfield and Avondale Avenue.

One of the properties had an alarm connected to the garage which prevented further entry.

A front window was also smashed at another property but when neighbours heard the noise the suspects fled the scene.

The suspects are described as two white males in their teens to early 20s who were dressed in all black.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:18 pm  

Putney High School has launched a mobile phone app to help promote better mental health amongst parents

It features videos, podcasts and positive messages, and is based on one that the girls already use.

It also has guided meditation and a tool section that includes an emotional barometer.

It’s hoped the app will bring a “positive” approach to home life and encourage parents to open up with their daughters.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:09 pm  

Council tax could be about to go up in Hounslow

The authority says it’s recommending the rise “to protect essential services.”

Bosses are blaming continuing financial pressures, austerity and cuts to the council’s budgets by the Government.

They say the authority is effectively losing about £9m compared with last year in real terms.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:43 pm  

Surrey Police is going to get 100 extra officers by April 2020

They’re going to be funded by a rise in council tax for policing.

The proposal was put forward by Police and Crime Commissioner for the county, David Munro.

The decision, approved today, will mean the policing element of a Band D Council Tax bill will increase by £2 a month from April.

That’s the equivalent of around 10% across all bands.

Surrey Police plans to double the number of officers in the dedicated neighbourhood teams.

It’ll also invest in specialist officers to tackle serious organised crime gangs and drug dealers in the community.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:20 pm  

Harris Academy Sutton is a UK first for ultra-low energy



A topping out ceremony has marked a major milestone in the construction of a £40m school academy on one of the UK’s most important regeneration sites.

Harris Academy Sutton will move into a unique, energy efficient building in September, as part of the £350m London Cancer Hub (LCH) development.

The ultra-low energy “passivhause” is a UK first for a school.

The location will place a special emphasis on the sciences, with opportunities for students and staff to collaborate with medical research and leading clinicians.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:00 pm  

It’s thought travellers who were living on the site of a pub in Worcester Park left the area before fire gutted it this morning.

The Worcester Park was destroyed by the blaze which broke out just after 5am.

It took 40 fire fighters 3 hours to get it under control.

Travellers are believed to have moved into the site last week, but it’s thought they left on Thursday and no injuries have been reported.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:59 pm  

Chelsea takes on 2nd in the table Man City away at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

Kick-off is at 4pm.

The blues are currently 9 points behind City in the Premier League table.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:00 pm  

A teenager from Croydon has been jailed for 5 years for robbing two boys at knifepoint on board a train.



Tyron Franka was captured on CCTV pulling on a mask bearing the picture of a skull before approaching his victims in November.

The 18 year old was arrested by police a week later.

The mask, a kitchen knife and other stolen items were found during a search of his bedroom.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:52 pm  

Owners of derelict Worcester Park pub issue statement after blaze destroys it this morning



The owners of a derelict pub which burned down in Worcester Park say they are “devastated.”

Representatives of Splendid Hospitality, which wants to turn the site into a 132 bedroom hotel, were at the scene as fire fighters damped down.

There were no fatalities or injuries.

A spokesman for Splendid says bailiffs removed a group of travellers from the site last week.

Full statement below.

“Splendid Hospitality Group, which owns the disused Worcester Park pub, was devastated to learn of a fire at the building this morning. Representatives of Splendid Hospitality rushed to site as firefighters worked expeditiously to put the fire out. Senior Board Members were kept appraised of the situation from when the fire was reported and are attending site. The building has now been secured and thankfully there were no fatalities nor injuries. This incident follows the removal by bailiffs of travellers from the site last week. Splendid Hospitality Group has plans to develop the Worcester Park into a 132 bedroom hotel which have been well-received by the local community.”
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:42 pm  

More electric vehicle charging points are being installed across Croydon.

The latest sites were chosen following requests from residents and businesses.

The council hopes there will be 400 points across the borough by 2020.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:32 pm  

Police investigating a fatal collision in Banstead want drivers with dash-cam footage to come forward.

A pedestrian in his 60s died after he was in collision with a Mazda in the High Street on Friday evening.

Officers are still appealing for witnesses to come forward.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:16 pm  

Fulham host Manchester United at Craven Cottage on Saturday.

Kick-off is at 12:30.

The Whites are currently 19th in the table, Man U are 5th.

It has been 10 years since Fulham have beaten Manchester United, and 5 years ago to the day exactly, they drew 2 all.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:00 pm  

AFC Wimbledon's match at Rochdale A.F.C has been rescheduled for Tuesday the 19th of February.

This away game was initially earmarked for Saturday the 16th, but their progress in the Emirates FA Cup meant it had to be re-arranged.

The Dons last met Rochdale in December with Andy Barcham's strike earning a 1-1 draw in Wally Downes's first match as manager.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:00 pm  

Thousands of British passengers have been left stranded after Turkmenistan Airlines was banned from flying.

The firm operates services between Birmingham and Heathrow to India, via the Central Asian country.

The European Aviation Safety Agency is waiting for confirmation that the firm's meeting international safety standards.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:57 pm  

Police in Staines are on the look-out for a learner driver

It’s after a car with L plates was involved in a crash in Edinburgh Drive on Saturday afternoon.

Both drivers of the two cars initially stopped, but as the learner vehicle had received no damage, no details were exchanged.

The other vehicle, a VW Golf, sustained a cracked windscreen and the airbag was deployed.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:57 am  

Firefighters are at South Wimbledon Tube station investigating a small track side fire.

Crews from Wimbledon, Tooting and New Malden were called just after 9.30 and have now got the blaze under control.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Travel delays remain for both tube passengers and drivers.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:08 am  

Convicted killer Jack Shepherd says he thought of marrying his victim Charlotte Brown, who died in a speedboat crash near Wandsworth Bridge.

Shepherd’s lawyer has exposed the claim to the Sunday Mirror, saying he “wanted a future and family” with Miss Brown

But miss Brown’s Father has dismissed his claim is a cynical ploy.

31 year old Shepherd went on the run over the summer and was convicted in his absence.

He is currently in custody in Georgia, where he is fighting his extradition back to the UK.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:32 am  

The fire at the Worcester Park Tavern is now under control.



Crews from New Malden, Surbiton and Kingston were called at 5.15 and bought the blaze under control with hoses and an aeriel appliance.

Previous reports last week suggested there were travellers staying in the derelict pub but it is not confirmed whether they left or not.

The crews will be in the area all morning as investigations continue.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:10 am  

People in Kingston and Tolworth and Surbiton are being asked to share their views on a new permanent display coming to Tolworth Broadway.

As part of a project by charity SHEDx, a Green Audit Survey has been launched, inviting responses until the 17th of March.

People who take part will be asked to contribute to a better understanding of Tolworth’s existing green assets.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:44 am  

A fire has broken out at a derelict pub in Worcester Park



It's broken our at the Worcester Park Tavern, opposite the station.

Malden Road remains sealed off.

Stay tuned to Jackie for the latest travel updates, or follow @Jackie_Travel on Twitter.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:39 am  

Police say they are growing extremely concerned for a missing Reading University student from Sutton.



The search for 19 year old Daniel Williams is continuing after he went missing last Thursday from campus after a night out.

The second-year computer science student was last seen at about midnight in a student union bar on Whiteknights campus at the university.

In a statement released yesterday by police, they say Daniel’s disappearance was “completely out of character”.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:02 am  

A fire has broken out at a pub in Worcester Park



A fire has broken out at a pub in Worcester Park.

The derelict Worcester Park Tavern caught light in the early hours of this morning.

Firefighters are at the scene tackling the blaze.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:25 am  

Tinnitus affects 10% of us in the UK

Tinnitus Awareness Week starts today.

Pat Hunt from the Tinnitus support group at Kingston Hospital and tells Jackie all about it



For more information on the condition, click here

Former Jackie presenter Graham Dene also suffers with tinnitus, he's told us all about it.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:55 am  

Today is the start of Tinnitus Awareness week.

Today is the start of Tinnitus Awareness week.



That is what it can sound like if you suffer with tinnitus.

30% of us suffer with tinnitus at some point in our lifetime.

Pat Hunt is from the support Group in Kingston Hospital:



For more information click here
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:16 am  

The Hawk from Heathrow stolen by a gang has escaped his captors by apparently “untying his knots” and hiding in a garden.

The Hawk from Heathrow stolen by a gang has escaped his captors by apparently “untying his knots” and hiding in a garden.

The Harris was taken by 3 men from the owner Layla Bennett’s van near Heathrow on Tuesday.

6 year old Milo freed himself and is now home.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:06 am  

Priest has change of heart on cycle highway through Chiswick
A Catholic priest who opposed the cycle superhighway through Chiswick is now backing revised plans to build the 70-million pound scheme.

Father Michael Dunne, of Our Lady of Grace and St Edward’s Church had warned that a segregated cycle lane along Chiswick High Road would impede churchgoers attending services.

Mr Dunne now says he’s supporting a new consultation launched last week by Transport for London.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:07 am  

Chelsea Women make FA Cup progress

Chelsea Women are through to the fifth round of the FA Cup after a 2-nil win at Everton Women.

Tottenham Women won 3-nil at Crystal Palace while Arsenal Women put four past Crawley Wasps for the day’s biggest win.

West Ham, Manchester United and Bristol City Women are also safely through to the next round.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:19 am  

Sunday, 3 February 2019

A 17-year-old has been arrested after conning a Surrey couple into handing over £1,500 by pretending to be a police officer.

Surrey Police visited the couple in South Nutfield after they reported their suspicions.

While at the address the teenager rang again and claimed to be calling from New Scotland Yard.

The officers then intercepted the fraudster as he turned up to collect more money.

Surrey Police said, “This type of crime has been a regular occurrence in the area”.

The teenager has been released under investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:00 pm  

London Broncos grabbed a win on their return to the Super League.

The Ealing based outfit beat Wakefield Trinity 42-24, with Eddie Battye – a former Buffalo farmer – grabbing two tries.

This was the Bronco’s first Super League game in 5 years, and they started the season as favourites for the drop.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:58 pm  

Barnet football club’s chairman has criticised Brentford for not giving his club enough tickets.

Anthony Kleanthous says his side were given 1,500 tickets for Tuesday night’s FA Cup game.

Usually away teams are entitled to 15 percent of a ground’s capacity. So he says Barnet should have around 400 seats more.

Brentford say they have special dispensation from the FA however, because their away stand isn’t big enough.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:00 pm  

Two teenage boys have been stabbed in a daylight attack in Feltham.

Police and paramedics were called to the Hounslow Road just before 3pm, and an air ambulance landed close to the scene in Feltham Park.

Photos on social media showed a large amount of medical equipment on a pavement at the scene after a victim was treated in front of a row of businesses.

Members of the public were warned to "stay away" in the initial aftermath.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:59 pm  

Hounslow youth offending service (YOS) has been given the second highest rating possible after an inspection

Organisational delivery arrangements, youth and crime prevention and quality of court and out of court disposals were all considered.

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation said the YOS provided strategic vision and a strong working partnership.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:13 pm  

Victims of crime in England and Wales are to be given new powers to challenge the release of violent offenders

Justice Secretary David Gauke has announced changes to the parole board system, following the case of Chelsea black cab rapist John Worboys.

The decision to release him last year, after almost a decade behind bars, was only overturned following a judicial review.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:17 pm  

Plans to expand and redevelop Shepperton Studios have been recommended for approval by Spelthorne Council

That’s despite them recognising it carries “inappropriate development” in the Greenbelt.

However, the council says the economic benefits of an expanded Shepperton within a growing UK film industry, outweigh the harm.

Films made at the studios include Star Wars, Lawrence of Arabia and The Muppet’s Christmas Carol.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:04 pm  

A Harris Hawk which patrols the skies over Heathrow airport has been stolen

Six year old Milo scares away birds which could endanger flights.

A gang smashed the window of his owner’s van while she was staying at the Mercure hotel near the airport on Tuesday evening.

Owner Layla Bennett is offering a thousand pounds for his safe return, but since he's out of his box, she's worried he may not survive without the proper care.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:00 am  

A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of threatening behaviour at Heathrow airport

Police were called around 7 to reports than a man had a knife, although this later turned out to be a “metal object”.

Nobody was injured and no firearms were deployed.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:04 am  

A man has been left with serious injuries after being run over at a Drive-Thru in Cranford



Police have just released details of the incident on the 28th of September at the McDonald's on Bath Road.

A shouting match between the occupants of two cars took place just before 1am, resulting in a black Ford Focus running over four men.

A 26 year old man still has impaired hearing and loss of balance.

The car was being driven on false number plates and has not been seen since.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:11 am  

Shops across Surrey and South London raise thousands for charity

Shops in Surrey and South London have raised thousands of pounds for charity over the last year.

Stem4 in Wimbledon and Shooting Star Chase in Hampton are among 11 charities partnered with Southern Retail Co-op retail stores.

They will benefit from more than 6 and a half thousand pounds.

Many of the co-op stores are taking applications for new charity partners for this year.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:54 am  

Libe Dem Leader and MP for Twickenham thinks Brexit is behind the decision

Critics of Brexit have been seizing on reports Nissan will abandon plans to make a new model in Sunderland.

The Japanese car-maker is expected to confirm the move to scrap its X-Trail 4-by-4 at the plant.

The company hasn't commented and some industry experts put it down to a dip in the sales of diesel vehicles.

But Lib Dem leader and Twickenham MP Sir Vince Cable thinks Brexit’s played a big role:

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:39 am  

Architects are to help Croydon's Fair Field public space

Tenders from exceptional architects are to help shape Croydon’s Fair Field public space in the town centre.

More than 220 expressions of interest have been received since Croydon Council made the announcement for help last month.

Located in the new cultural quarter Fair Field will be important as a cultural civic and community hub.

It’s anticipated Fair Field will incorporate the use of water, lighting and other innovative technologies providing a link to the

Fairfield Halls.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:54 am  

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