Swindon AdvertiserLIVE NEWS: 13/03/14 (From Swindon Advertiser)

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LIVE NEWS: 13/03/14

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6:08pm

That's the end of our LIVE NEWS feed for today. We'll be back tomorrow morning. If you've joined us late use the scroll bar to see how the day unfolded, or click the LIVE NEWS heading.

The site will be updated with any major news as it happens throughout the evening.

4:58pm

Little Morgan Sharpe has won a Pride of Swindon Award today along with 12 others. The six-year-old has a rare disease called Goldenhar but he doesn't let that stop him. Find out more in tomorrow's Adver.

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3:00pm

One lane of the M4 westbound is currently closed following an accident between Junction 17 Chippenham and Junction 18 Bath. The incident happened at approximately 2.35pm. More details and updates can be found here. 

1:45pm

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1:36pm

Cheltenham Festival day three is well under way - follow all the action with our live blog here.

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12:32pm

12:31pm

Swindon Advertiser: The BMW Mini plant at Cowley in Oxford

Some good news for Swindon - MINI is trying to attract technicians from the town to work at its Oxford plant for the first time, while drawing up plans for scores of new jobs at its Swindon factory later this year.

For the full story, click here, or the image above.

12:29pm

Swindon Advertiser: Women’s Aid director Olwen Kelly

Don't forget to send your questions in for Swindon Women's Aid Director Olwen Kelly. She'll be in the Hotseat next week. Click the picture above.

12:27pm

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Have you seen Theo? He was stolen from his owner's side in the field adjacent to Pentylands Lane in Highworth last Wednesday. Full story here.

11:47am

The funeral of Gary Savory takes place today at 12.55pm at Kingsdown Crematorium. To read the tribute piece to Gary, click here. 

11:18am

The second of our Great War galleries is now online, with pics courtesy of the Swindon Society. Check it out by clicking the pic and see them all here.

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9:40am

And here's our back page - Spurs loanee Alex Pritchard has been nominated for two prestigious gongs and credits Town with his success. Read more by clicking the picture.

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9:31am

Here's today's front page - good news as BMW look to Swindon for skilled workers. Click the picture for the full story.

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8:51am

The Pride of Swindon Awards take place at STEAM this afternoon. For full details, check the website later today, and tomorrow's Adver.

8:38am

Accident reported on the A419 Marlborough Road Southbound. Two vehicles involved.

Congestion also reported on the A4312 Oxford Road/ A420 Ermin Street.


 

8:34am

Heavy fog around Swindon today. Wiltshire Police urging motorists to take extra care.

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