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Friday, 21 August 2015

Hospital Chiefs In Chelsea Earning More Than The Prime minister

It’s been revealed more than 60 London hospital chiefs have been revealed to be earning more than the Prime Minister.

That’s after an investigation by the Evening Standard.

Among those earning more than the PM, were former Kensington & Chelsea Chief Executive Tony Bell.

He was paid his £225,000 salary in full, despite leaving after a damning inspection by the NHS watchdog last November.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:55 pm  

Tolworth man threatens hunger strike in protest against standard of social care
A man from Tolworth’s threatening to go on hunger strike on Monday, unless he meets with the Chief Executive of Kingston Borough Council.

Balwant Rai Ghodi is protesting against the standard of care given to disabled people.

He says his appointments are routinely cancelled or rearranged, and that the council ignores his letters trying to get an appointment.

Mr Ghodi told Jackie he would be happy to die for a good cause.

The council are yet to comment.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:18 pm  

More than 60 hospital chiefs being paid more than PM
It’s been revealed more than 60 London hospital chiefs have been revealed to be earning more than the Prime Minister.

That’s after an investigation by the Evening Standard.

Among those earning more than the PM, were former Kensington & Chelsea Chief Executive Tony Bell.

He was paid his £225,000 salary in full, despite leaving after a damning inspection by the NHS watchdog last November.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:00 pm  

Racist poster spotted in Feltham pub
A racist poster telling Muslims to get ‘out of our countries’ has been put on display at a pub in Feltham.

A customer spotted the leaflet pinned up on the community board at the Wetherspoon’s Moon on the Square.

The A4 print out features World War One recruitment artwork and claims to be supported by The Infidel Brotherhood.

A spokesman for the pub chain has apologised, adding as soon as pub staff spotted the poster, they removed it.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:06 pm  

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Hammersmith and Fulham Council to tackle air pollution
Hammersmith & Fulham Council is creating a resident-led commission to tackle air pollution.

It estimates than more than 200 people in the borough die due to pollution each year.

The council says this will only increase, especially if the proposed Heathrow expansion – recently backed by the Davies Commission – goes ahead.

The commission will recommend actions for the council to include in a new air quality plan.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:46 pm  

Fulham manager admits difficulty in keeping hot prospect
Fulham youngster Emerson Hyndman looks set to leave the club.

Reports from America claim the US international has turned down a new contract at Craven Cottage.

Manager Kit Symons isn’t too confident about keeping him.

To listen to Kit Symons' press conference in full, click here.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:13 pm  

Cash box theft in Croydon - CCTV Picture released
Police have released CCTV footage of two elderly men stealing a cash box from a delivery truck in Croydon on Wednesday 17 June.

The driver parked his lorry on London Road and was delivering food and wine to a nearby shop.

One of the thieves (pictured) broke in through the passenger door.

The cash box contained over £1000.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:12 pm  

Police appeal for witnesses after fatal collision in Morden
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision that happened this morning in Morden.

Emergency services were called shortly before 6 to reports of a lorry in collision with a female pedestrian, on Martin Way.

A woman, aged in her late 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Next of kin have been informed.

The driver of the lorry stopped at the scene and no arrests have been made.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:42 pm  

New bus service announced for Stanwell Moor
Residents in Stanwell Moor are getting a new bus, Surrey County Council has announced.

Passengers will be able to use the 446 bus to reach Ashford and St Peter’s hospitals and St. David’s Medical Centre in Stanwell as well Heathrow Airport.

The new service came about with financial contributions from Heathrow Airport’s £1 million Local Transport Development Fund, Surrey County Council and bus company Abellio.

The decision was made after residents responded to a bus review launched with the aim of saving local taxpayers £2 million while maintaining services residents rely on the most.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:15 pm  

Wolf stolen from Chelsea flat
Detectives say a stuffed wolf worth £32,000 stolen from a flat in Chelsea has been found.

It was returned undamaged to a west London police station this morning.

There have been no arrests at this stage
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:18 pm  

Surrey Cricket League preview
The pick of tomorrow’s ties in the Surrey Cricket League Premier Division sees league leaders Old Thorntonians face bottom-placed Morden.

Division One’s key match sees second-placed Croydon of India play Economicals.

While in Division Two, the bottom two teams, Beddington Village and Ottersham & Ham Moor, will face each other.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:15 pm  

Police looking for man wanted for Kensington and Chelsea thefts
Police are appealing for help to trace a man wanted in connection with 25 theft offences committed at 'high end' stores across London

£35,000 worth of goods including jewellery and sunglasses were stolen from stores in Westminster, Camden, and Kensington and Chelsea

41 – year old Austin Caballero who is believed to have links to the Hanwell area, is wanted for questioning in connection with the thefts committed between February 2014 and June this year.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:48 am  

Police appealing for help after burglary at Osterley Park House
Met police officers are appealing for information following a burglary at Osterley Park House in Twickenham.

Police were called on July 16th following a report that two antique cups with saucers had been taken from a locked cabinet at the location.

The 300 year old pieces from the Georgian period are said to be of significant historical value.

Police believe that whoever took them specifically targeted these pieces.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:46 am  

Hydro proposal decision due next month
A decision whether or not to install new hydro - electricity turbines in the Thames between Ham and Teddington will be heard on September the 16th.

Teddington and Ham Hydro first applied to demolish a section of the weir and install three turbines in 2013.

But, a number of residents raised concerns about noise and the application decision was deferred.

Chas Warlow, director at Ham Hydro, says the plans will make the area more energy efficient.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:15 am  

Kingston Carnival returns on the 6th of September.
Last year’s event was cancelled by police over safety fears that thousands of people would descend.

Performances this year will take place in the Market Place and the Carnival procession will start at midday from the Guildhall.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:16 am  

Surrey name commentary box after Richie Benaud
Surrey have named a television commentary box at the Kia Oval after the late Richie Benaud.

The former Australia captain, journalist and broadcaster died in April at the age of 84.

His widow Daphne formally opened the Richie Benaud Commentary Box at the start of the evening session on yesterday’s opening day of the final Ashes Test.

Benaud's last commentary stint in England came at The Oval in the final match of the 2005 Ashes.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:31 am  

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Chertsey Man Jailed
A man from Chertsey has been jailed for the second time in a year for drink driving.

Joseph Stevens was stopped in Fordwater Road last Sunday morning, minutes after the officer noticed he had no number plate.

The 44-year-old was arrested at the roadside but later refused to provide a specimen of breath when in custody.

He appeared at Redhill Magistrates Court where he pleaded guilty to failing to provide a specimen and driving while disqualified.

He was jailed for 20 weeks and banned for a total of eight years.

He was also ordered to pay a criminal courts charge of £150, and a victim surcharge of £80.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:01 pm  

Multi vehicle accident on the A3 - emergency services at the scene
Police are appealing for witnesses after a multi way accident on the A3 near Guildford this evening.

It’s believed a grey Volkswagen Polo crossed the central reservation into the south-bound carriageway where it collided with the other vehicles.

The driver, a woman in her 20s, has been flown to St George's Hospital, Tooting by air ambulance with serious injuries.

The A3 is currently closed southbound from the M25 until just after the Burpham junction.

The authorities are asking drivers to avoid the area.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:44 pm  

It's been a big day for signings in the Premier League.
Chelsea have completed the signing of Spanish forward Pedro from Barcelona.

The Catalan club claim he's joined for a fee which could eventually total just over £21.4 million
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:50 pm  

Tim Henman makes appearance at Sutton Tennis Tournament
Former British Tennis players Tim Henman and Miles Maclagan have been in action on the courts of Sutton.

They took part in clinics with juniors as well as taking on two lucky club players who won a bid to play a charity doubles.

Money raised from the event is going to support The Royal Marsden hospital.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:19 pm  

Green MEP for London criticises new Calais deal
Green MEP for London Jean Lambert has criticised the new deal between UK and France to tackle the migrant crisis at Calais.

British police will be sent to Calais to address human trafficking, and other measures will also be put in place such as better fencing and CCTV.

But Lambert says Home Secretary Theresa May should co-operate with French asylum authorities to solve the crisis rather than “obsessing about borders”.

On tackling the growth of smuggling Ms Lambert says the government must “provide regular routes for desperate people”.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:10 pm  

Man tasered at Gatwick
A man's been tasered by police at Gatwick Airport after becoming abusive on an easyJet flight to Belfast this morning.

He was apparently upset because he wanted to take two pieces of hand luggage.

The plane had to be evacuated before police carried out a "sweep."
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:33 pm  

Murder Hayes
A man from Hayes has been jailed for 27 years for the murder of his wife.

41 year old Gibson Mazikana was sentenced at Southwark Crown Court to life imprisonment.

The victim Emily Munemo was found suffering stab injuries and died in January.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:52 pm  

Marine mammals thrive in the Thames
Marine mammals are thriving in the Thames as far as Teddington and Hampton Court.

The Zoological society of London has record sightings of 2,732 animals over a ten year period.

Seals are the most commonly seen but there have also been porpoise, dolphins and whales.

Boats and planes have been used in recent years to count the number of seals in the river.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:52 pm  

Man jailed for sex offences
A man’s been jailed for 12 years for non-recent sexual offences against teenage boys in Surrey, South West London and Hertfordshire.

50 year old Antony Jones from Swindon pleaded guilty to a total of 28 charges including indecent assaults, inciting gross indecency and make indecent photographs of children.

The offences which were committed in Staines, Egham, Chertsey, Hanworth, Feltham and Watford between 1995 and 2001.

Police say he was a predatory offender and will remain on the sex offenders register for life.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:51 pm  

Burglary Ottershaw
Police are investigating a burglary at a golf club in Ottershaw.

Forty sets of golf clubs were taken from Foxhills in Stonehill Road yesterday.

Officers have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace in connection with the investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:40 am  

Development in Tolworth
Surbiton residents are being given just half an hour to voice their views in person on the Tolworth Tesco development.

Kingston Council has decided to remove consultations from the South of the borough and neighbourhood committees.

Instead a pre Development Control Decision meeting will take place on September 14th at Kingston GuildHall.

The development boasts an 18 storey skyscraper, catering for over 700 homes.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:17 am  

A Bowie transformation in Kingston
A professor from Kingston University will be transforming into artist David Bowie as part of a year long research project.

Will Brooker will inhabit each of the singer's famous personas from Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke with the aim of getting a better understanding of the eccentric rock star.

Over the coming months he will fully emerge himself into ‘Bowieness’ which will include living off red peppers and milk, sleep deprivation and full costume and make up.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:14 am  

Success in GCSE results for the Boys In Wimbledon

Boys are showing the Girls that they can achieve good results in their GCSE’s this year at Kings College School in Wimbledon.

Over 84% of all their GCSE’s were A* alone and 97% of all grades were A* or A grades alone.

A mere three per cent of the 1575 GCSE’s taken were bellow an A grade.

In maths no boy scored less than an A.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:11 am  

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Brentford's injury crisis worsens

Brentford’s injury crisis has worsened after Spanish forward Jota joined the queue for the Griffin Park medical room.

The 24 year old has been ruled out for 3 months after damaging his ankle ligaments in the opening day draw with Ipswich Town.

Jota, who scored 11 goals for the Bees after joining from Celta Vigo last season, had an operation on his ankle on Tuesday.

He joins Andreas Bjelland, Scott Hogan, Josh McEachran and Lewis Macleod on the Brentford injury list.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:36 pm  

Woman dies after falling on bus in Chiswick

A seventy seven year old woman has died after falling whilst on the E3 bus in Chiswick High Road.

Officers were called at around half one on Tuesday afternoon to a report on an unconscious woman on the bus.

The elderly woman was taken to hospital with a head injury. She died at around 5pm the same day.

The bus driver is assisting Police and Officers have asked anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:30 pm  

Brentford loan out youngster

Brentford have loaned out youngster Josh Laurent to League Two side Newport County for 28 days

The 20 year old midfielder, who can also play in defence, joined the Bees in January after coming through the academy at rivals QPR.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:24 pm  

Activists bailed after Heathrow protest

13 activists, who allegedly chained themselves to railings on Heathrow’s North Runway, have pleaded not guilty to trespassing.

They were from pressure group “Plane Stupid” – the demonstration on the 13th of July led to the cancellation of 22 flights.

The protest was against the building of a Third Runway, which was recommended by the Airports Commission in its report last month.

The activists were bailed on condition they do not enter Heathrow. The trial is set to begin in January.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:18 pm  

Driver cut out of Mercedes following crash in Chessington

A driver found himself wedged under a hay-laden lorry following a crash in Chessington last night.

The 57 year old had to be cut out his Mercedes C-Class after the collision at the junction of Rushett Lane and Leatherhead Road at around 10PM.

Photographs from the scene show the car partially crushed under the flatbed truck.

The driver of the Mercedes was treated at the scene for cuts to his hands and no arrests have been made.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:37 pm  

Images released after pensioner conned in Tadworth

CCTV images have been released of two men police would like to trace following a courier fraud offence in Tadworth.

It took place just off Preston Lane earlier this month when a man in his late 70s received a call from someone claiming to work for his bank.

The caller persuaded the victim to reveal details of his credit cards – after this a man arrived at his house to collect them.

The cards were then used later that day to withdraw large sums of money from several locations in Epsom.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:16 pm  

Police get closure order against West Molesey House

Surrey Police have obtained a closure order on a house in West Molesey – after neighbours complained of repeated fights and noise.

Police and ambulance services were repeatedly called out to 20 Ray Road after arguments, drunken affrays and domestic incidents.

A closure order was initially granted in July with the condition that only the tenant and her father were allowed to stay at the house.

But the Court heard how anti-social behaviour continued at the house, including the tenant shouting out of the window at children.

The property has now been boarded up with notices informing the public it is closed to protect the area from unpleasant behaviour.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:18 pm  

Starbucks Kingston has been forced to apologise to a woman after staff told her she wasn’t "disabled enough" to use their disabled loo.
41 year old Alexandra Austen, visited the Clarence Street branch last Friday afternoon with her 21-year-old daughter Lucy Challis.

The pair from Richmond had intended to buy a drink, but first wanted to use the loo, which needed to be unlocked by a member of staff.

But a barista refused, claiming Ms Austen, who suffers from arthritis, did not look disabled.

A spokeswoman said: We have investigated this matter and would like to pass on our apologies to the customer affected.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:10 pm  

Fire on aircraft at Heathrow caused by battery wires
Investigators say a fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Heathrow Airport two years ago was likely to be caused by trapped battery wires.

There was no-one on board the Ethiopian Airlines plane when the blaze broke out while it was parked at a remote stand.

Dreamliner jets were grounded worldwide in January 2013 because of problems with its lithium-metal batteries that overheated or caught fire.

The fire closed Heathrow down for nearly 90 minutes in July 2013.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:40 pm  

Korean Restaurant in New Malden falls foul of Environmental Health
A New Malden business has been fined £3,000 and ordered to pay nearly £5000 in costs for falling foul of Environmental Health orders.

Mrs Sooryun Kim, owner of Jin-Mi restaurants on Kingston Road, and the High Street pleaded guilty to four food hygiene offences.

Mrs Kim failed to cool foods, properly train her staff or implement a proper food safety system.

She was prosecuted in 2013 for similar issues and has now agreed to have no involvement in the running of the business.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:34 pm  

Chelsea attempt to get Pedro
Multiple reports in Spain are suggesting that Chelsea are attempting to beat Manchester United to a move for Barcelona's Pedro.

It's understood the Spanish forward will have a medical with the Premier League champions.

Pedro's been linked with United for most of the summer as a replacement for Angel Di Maria - who's gone to Paris Saint-Germain.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:54 am  

Police to visit Wimbledon Common today one week on from burglary
Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses and information one week on from a robbery on Wimbledon Common.

The victim, who regularly walks her dog on the Common, was in the wooded area near the centre last Wednesday afternoon.

The robber approached her from behind, put a plastic bag over her head, demanded her jewellery and mobile phone – he pushed her to her knees and ran off.

Officers will be on the Common throughout today conducting patrols, speaking to park users and handing out leaflets to assist in the appeal.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:20 am  

Wimbledon edged out at Kingsmeadow
In League Two Wimbledon went down 2-1 to Cambridge at Kingsmeadow while Woking won 1-nil at Torquay in the Conference.

In first round action of the Robert Dyas League Cup Kingstonian won 3-2 at Harrow Borough and Staines Town were 1-nil winners over Hampton & Richmond.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:44 am  

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Man hospitalised after attack in Staines
A 44 year old man’s been hospitalised following an attack in Staines.

The victim was sitting in his van on Stanwell Moor Road on Sunday evening, when a blue Audi and white vehicle pulled up.

Several men got out, smashing his vehicle before using weapons, believed to be a samurai sword, an axe handle and a wooden truncheon against the victim, causing injuries to his arm.

A burnt out Audi has since been recovered by police in the Langley area.

A 28 year old man from Slough is currently on bail in connection with the incident.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:54 pm  

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posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:09 pm  

Online music videos by British artists have age ratings from today.
Lucy Mayer has more.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:56 pm  

Footballer to face team whose supporters he was jailed for fighting
A professional footballer who was sent to prison for football hooliganism could face the team whose supporters he was jailed for fighting.

Dean Wells served six months after being part of a mob of Brentford fans during an arranged brawl with Leyton Orient supporters.

The then captain of Hampton and Richmond was released in October 2011, and joined current club Stevenage last year.

The 30-year-old is now a first-team regular and is set to come face to face with Orient tonight for the first time since his conviction.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:14 pm  

Lib Dem councillors say they've been told it's 'inappropriate' for them to volunteer at the Rugby World Cup
Liberal Democrats councillors in Richmond say they’re being banned from volunteering at the Rugby World Cup.

Six Lib Dem councillors applied to give up their spare time to help during the tournament, which starts in Twickenham next month.

But they claim they’ve been told it would be inappropriate for them to do so, something Councillor Alexander Ehmann doesn’t understand.

Gillian Norton, Chief Executive of Richmond Council has given us this statement.

“The Visit Richmond volunteer scheme has been created to give local residents an opportunity to promote the borough to visitors during the Rugby World Cup.

“Councillors are not ‘banned’ from being volunteers. This particular scheme was never intended to include them and this should have been made clear before any applied. Elected members are the Council, and therefore technically the ‘employer’ of any volunteers. Being a volunteer and a councillor muddles roles. An apology has been issued to the councillors regarding this error.

“As elected members, I am sure that they will be out in the community during the Tournament, representing their local areas. This is important, so that residents can feed in their thoughts, feedback and concerns about any changes to match day plans.”

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:13 pm  

Air ambulance lands on Turnham Green

An elderly woman has collapsed on a bus in Chiswick High Road.

Police were called to the scene at 1.35pm, and alerted the air ambulance, which wasn't needed, as she was taken to hospital in an ambulance.

It's believed she struck her head and is in a serious condition.

Meanwhile, Police have completely closed Hammersmith Bridge.

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Photo Credit: Nigel Walley
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:36 pm  

Hurricanes and Spitfires fly over south-east England to mark 75th anniversary
Aircraft including 18 Spitfires and six Hurricanes will fly over south-east England today to mark 75 years since the Battle of Britain's "Hardest Day".

The event is to recall the 18th of August 1940, when Bromley's Biggin Hill and other South East military bases came under attack from the Luftwaffe.

It became known as the "hardest day" as both sides recorded their greatest loss of aircraft during the battle.

The day is to be commemorated with three flight formations which will take off from the airport at quarter to one this afternoon.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:19 pm  

Sutton Tennis Tournament underway

Former British No 1 Tim Henman will give his support to Sutton Tennis and Squash club’s British Tier 1 premier tournament later.

The 6 times Grand slam semi-finalist will offer his expertise in two 45 minute clinics with juniors aged 10-18.

The Thomas International Open sees a number of world ranked player s competing including Brits Josh Milton and Katy Dunne.

It boasts a prize fund of £14,300 and is in support of the Royal Marsden charity.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:33 am  

Two stabbed in Streatham fight
Two people have hospitalised after being stabbed during a fight in Streatham High Road.

Police were called at around 4.20 yesterday afternoon and found two males suffering stab wounds.

No further details are currently available about them, but their injuries aren’t life-threatening.

Three people have been arrested.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:59 am  

Jeremy Corbyn lays out his plans in Ealing
The Labour leadership hopeful addressed crowds last night.

The event was filmed by Channel 4, which grilled him on claims he sympathised with a "Holocaust denier."

He admitted he attended "two or three" events hosted by a Holocaust denier and may have given his organisation a donation.

After, our reporter asked Mr Corbyn exactly what he would bring to the party if he wins the leadership battle.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:34 am  

Man stabbed in Feltham Park
Feltham Park has been taped off as a crime scene, as investigations take place after a stabbing.

Police have established a man aged in his twenties was stabbed off Hounslow Road yesterday evening.

The victim is in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

There have been no arrests at this stage.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 10:25 am  

Elmbridge Borough Council told it must do environmental impact checks on proposed facility
Campaigners have welcomed the decision a proposed sports facility in Walton must be subject to tests for Environmental Impact.

The Secretary of State’s conclusion follows a long-running battle between Elmbridge Borough Council and local residents.

It started in 2012 when the Council gave itself planning permission for a Sports Hub facility on severely contaminated land in Waterside Drive.

EBC must now fully assess the likely environmental effects, consider alternative solutions, and ensure public participation in the decision making process.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:20 am  

Retired police office from Hounslow seeks a Home Secretary review
The Home Secretary’s being urged to review the case of a retired Asian police officer from Hounslow.

56 year old Gurpal Virdi was investigated on a sex charge - by the force that had previously racially discriminated against him.

It took a jury less than an hour to clear Mr Virdi of sexually abusing a teenage boy in 1986.

The former Metropolitan Police Sergeant and his supporters claim the inquiry was part of a "vendetta" against him.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:37 am  

AFC Wimbledon - Carlisle preview
AFC Wimbledon host Cambridge in League Two today.

It’s unlikely to be a dull game with Cambridge drawing 4-4 with Carlisle on Saturday.

The Dons go into the match off the back of a 2-1 win at Crawley.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:00 am  

Monday, 17 August 2015

Child left with leg injury following M25 collision in Wisley
A child’s been left with a leg injury following a crash in Wisley.

The five year old was treated for the injury after the collision between junctions nine & ten of the M25 yesterday morning.

All four lanes were initially closed after the accident, which involved three cars and an HGV.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:30 pm  

Image released of man from Ealing police want to trace in connection with attempted murder

Police have released an image of a man from Ealing they want to speak to in connection with an attempted murder.

A 62-year-old man was stabbed in the hand and neck several times outside a block of flats on Atlip Road in Wembley on Sunday.

Officers want to speak to 24 year old Brenton Reyes in connection with the incident.

Reyes suffers with mental health issues and the public are urged not to approach him but call police on 999.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 7:21 pm  

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posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:19 pm  

Pub landlords asked to consider residents

Pubs in Twickenham might be asked to close early during the Rugby World Cup so that they don't disturb residents.

An announcement was made during Saturday’s England V France game telling fans of the move despite landlords not agreeing to close early.

A spokesman from the Met says part of the operation is to request pubs don't admit any customers after 10pm.

This was to try and ensure the impact on residents and the community was kept to a minimum after the match.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:41 pm  

Brompton Bicycle to leave Brentford
Brompton Bicycle has confirmed its leaving its current base in Brentford.

It’s moving to Greenford, to double the size of its factory floor space to meet growing international demand for its folding bikes.

It aims to make 100,000 bikes a year by 2021.

The move to Greenford is already underway and is expected to be completed by January 2016.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 3:39 pm  

Fire on Whitton High Street

35 firefighters have tackled a blaze above a shop and flats on Whitton High Street.

Shop staff were alerted to the fire when passers-by noticed smoke on the roof, calling the Brigade just before 12.30.

It was brought under control in just over an hour.

Part of the roof and some solar panels were damaged in the fire, while no-one was hurt. The cause is under investigation.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:58 pm  

People in Mitcham are being asked for their views on aspects of the town centre and the high street.
It’s part of an ongoing consultation to shape the Council licensing policy in the area for alcohol and entertainment.

It also looks at other features including betting shops, fast food outlets and to find out generally what people want from the town centre.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:43 pm  

A man who committed a burglary less than a five minute walk from his bail hostel in Croydon has been jailed

47 year old Wayne During, of no fixed abode, was jailed for two and a half years at Peterborough Crown Court after previously pleading guilty to burglary.

He stole property and cash worth thousands of pounds.

He was forensically linked to the burglary, had his licence revoked and was immediately returned to prison.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:43 pm  

UPDATE: Chessington accident
A man in his forties has been taken to hospital with suspected neck injuries after an accident in Chessington.

Police were called to the junction of the A243 Leatherhead Road with Garrison Lane at around half past 11 this morning.

A Ford Focus had collided with a Honda.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:30 pm  

Police in Kingston have labelled a man "ungrateful" for swearing at them as they tried to bring him back to life.

Paramedics found the unconscious man lying amongst rubbish. He wasn’t breathing.

But when they went to perform CPR, his friends refused to let them near him and became aggressive.

The police arrived and allowed the paramedics to administer first aid to the man, who was believed to have taken drugs.

However, it was then that he suddenly sat up, hurling abuse at the officers, before refusing to go to A&E.

Pic: Susie Fisher
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:23 pm  

Hounslow tackles anti-social moped riders
Police in Hounslow have launched a campaign to tackle moped riders dangerously speeding around the borough’s roads.

Tesco Superstore Feltham was the first to support the effort, by refusing to sell petrol to youngsters using mopeds antisocially or illegally.

The store and others will make sure young drivers are asked for ID when buying fuel, especially those travelling in groups or riding without a helmet.

Petrol won't be sold to anyone on a motorbike that is not road legal or without a number plate.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 11:31 am  

Lambeth Council bans laughing gas
Lambeth Council has become the first in the UK to ban the use of nitrous oxide as a recreational drug.

Although medically safe and not illegal, the chemical can cause a drop in blood pressure, fainting and heart attacks when used on a regular basis.

A teenager died last month in south-east London after taking so-called laughing gas at a party.

Those using it publicly in Lambeth can now be issued with an on-the-spot fine of up to £1,000.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:15 am  

Surrey Cricket League: Old Thorntonians march on
In Surrey Cricket League action on the weekend Defending Premier Division champions Old Thorntonians chalked up their fourteenth win of the season with a 5 wicket victory over Surrey Seamers A.

Final scores: Surrey Seamers 159 all out; Old Thorntonians 161 for 5.

In Division Two Commonwealth scored a massive 350 for 8 and then bowled out Beddington Village for 147 to win by 203 runs.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:41 am  

Sunday, 16 August 2015

Mother jailed after stashing gun in princess bag in daughter's bedroom
A mother from Thornton Heath who stashed a revolver and four rounds of ammunition in a rucksack in her young daughter’s bedroom has been jailed.

27-year-old Samantha Esberry wrapped the gun in a t-shirt and hid it in a Disney Princess bag at the end of the eight-year-old girl’s bed.

She agreed to store the gun for criminal Orville Anderson, but told the court she was too scared of him to call the police.

Esberry has been jailed for two years and four months after pleading guilty to possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:30 pm  

SW London football roundup
Chelsea are without a win after their two opening Premier League games.

The champions have gone down 3-0 at last season's runners-up Manchester City.

Meanwhile, Crystal Palace have been beaten for the first time in the league this season, losing 2-1 at home to Arsenal.

It was also bad news for Chelsea Ladies earlier, as they lost 2-0 to Arsenal Ladies in their Continental Tyres Cup clash.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:05 pm  

Battersea-based business to represent the nation
A Battersea-based business has been chosen to represent the nation as part of a Government campaign to boost trade and exports.

Delphis Eco has been chosen as one of the companies fronting the Government’s ‘Britain is Great’ campaign.

It manufactures environmentally-friendly commercial cleaning products.

The campaign’s designed to showcase the best of what Britain has to offer and encouraging people from overseas to visit, study and do business with the UK.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 5:38 pm  

Sealing of Magna Carta to be recreated in sand
A giant sand sculpture is being created as part of the celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

Sand sculptors Remy and Paul Hoggard are using 80 tonnes of sand to recreate the scene of the barons and King John.

They’ll take two weeks to carve the sculpture in the grounds of Lincoln Castle.

Magna Carta – which was sealed in Runnymede in 1215 – is widely considered one of the first steps towards parliamentary democracy.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 4:30 pm  

Two men hospitalised after collision in Bedfont
Two men have been hospitalised after a collision between two motorbikes in Bedfont.

It happened on the junction of Green Man Lane and Fagg’s Road at 1.30 yesterday afternoon.

Neither man is thought to have life-threatening injuries.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:32 pm  

Kingstonian fans celebrating
In Ryman League action a Dan Bennett hat-trick led Kingstonian to an emphatic 7-nil win over Met Police at Kingsmeadow.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:52 am  

Woman robbed on Wimbledon common
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was robbed on Wimbledon Common.

It happened on Wednesday around lunchtime while she was walking the dog in a wooded area near the centre of the Common.

The woman bent down to use a plastic bag to clear up after her dog. A man approached her from behind and put a plastic bag over her head.

She was robbed of her watch, jewellery and phone and was then pushed over.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Wandsworth Police on 101.

quoting ref: 0317369/15 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 9:36 am  

SW London football preview
Chelsea will be hoping to put the controversy surrounding first-team doctor Eva Carneiro behind them today as they take on Man City.

The champions travel to the Etihad to face the team that went into the weekend at the top of the Premier League.

Crystal Palace will be looking to build on their opening-day success as they face Arsenal at Selhurst Park.

And Chelsea Ladies are also in action today, they’re at home to Arsenal in the Continental Tyres Cup.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 8:30 am  

Officer given no case to answer after Surrey interview of Savile.
A police officer said to have contacted Surrey police on behalf of DJ Jimmy Savile has no case to answer.

The police watchdog's has been investigating a former West Yorkshire officer in relation to the Jimmy Savile investigation.

It follows claims he 'acted on behalf' of the DJ by inappropriately communicating with the Surrey force ahead of a police interview six years ago.

During that interview, Savile was questioned about alleged sexual offences.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 6:43 am  

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