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LIVE NEWS: 19/02/14
Updated 5:24pm Wednesday 19th February 2014 in Live News
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That's the end of our LIVE NEWS feed for the day. 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. Breaking traffic news, including the latest on the J15/A419 accident will continue here.
The site will be updated with any major news as it happens throughout the evening.
Update on the three-car collision on the M4 J15/A419 roundabout here. Man trapped in one of the cars involved.
One individual is being cut from a vehicle involved in the collision on the M4 J15/A419 roundabout. More details to follow.
Reports coming in of an accident on the M4 at J15. Updates and traffic cam here. (Safely) tweet @SwindonAdver if you are able to provide further information.
2 Sick Monkeys playing at The Vic in Old Town tonight. That's a band, in case you were wondering. Visit our LIFESTYLE section for a full list of what's going on in and around Swindon this evening.
a great piece in the @swindonadver today http://t.co/7lkmFCrUW3— @SwindonSMASH 19 February 2014
Here are the full details on the police appeal for witnesses plus CCTV images following a theft from the Texaco garage on Marlborough Road.
Nice piece in @swindonadver re local lady making preserves, some of which are sold in our local shops http://t.co/QnAsikSMZi— @RWBBusiness 19 February 2014
Wiltshire Police is appealing for witnesses after the theft of goods from the Texaco garage on Marlborough Road, at approximately 11.45pm on January 11. Full details to follow.
Inquest hears that a functioning smoke alarm could have saved Victoria Stockman, who died following a fire at her flat in Rodbourne. More here.
Swindon Wildcats are in action at the Link Centre this evening where they take on MK Lightning. Netminder Stevie Lyle spoke to the Advertiser ahead of the game, which faces-off at 7.45pm and urged his teammates to up their work rate.
You can read the full story by clicking here or by clicking on the picture below.
@swindonadver I'm liking your new Live News Feed page. Very useful and concise. Thanks for that.— @APaulDunn 19 February 2014
How Joshua stopped being a 'horrible little rebel' inside today's FAMILY section.
Have a look at our new rolling LIVE NEWS panel (on the homepage directly below and to the right of the main picture): http://t.co/pLvScif4A9— @AdverWebEdCraig 19 February 2014
The new sixth form college at Commonweal is taking shape. Full story here.
Here's your in-depth seven day weather forecast for Swindon. A mixed bag, it's fair to say.
@swindonadver happy days! Congestion chaos right now on approach to B&Q #Swindon http://t.co/tN1LtKH94h— @CoffeeGang 19 February 2014
Inquest into the death of Victoria Stockman, who died in a ground floor flat fire in Rodbourne last May, has found her death was accidental.
More to follow.
Great to see @swindonadver back the #BeThereTomorrow campaign. Quitting smoking boosts your health and bank balance! http://t.co/XPGSu0S17V— @Swindonnews 19 February 2014
Kyle Parmenter, 16, saved hard to buy his dream bike. Now it's turned to ash. 101. http://t.co/LYwy4awruq. http://t.co/qEqcxdPjeC— @DArcysj 19 February 2014
ON THIS DAY now online. February 19 milestones from Swindon and beyond, including the birthday of recent UTC site visitor Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, pictured above.
Today's readers' letters now online. Subjects include same-sex marriage, road closures and "what's the point in Nick Clegg?"
Reporter Marion Sauvebois is meeting with the bereavement team at Prospect Hospice today, as part of our 160 Appeal to help raise £160,000 for the hospice by the end of 2014. To help us reach our target, visit the '160 Appeal' section of our website.
Traffic chaos around Bruce Street Bridges could go on for another YEAR. Find out why here - http://t.co/3Zh37QEuhD— @SwindonAdver007 19 February 2014
An inquest in to the death of Victoria Stockman, who died in a flat fire in Rodbourne last May, takes place today. http://t.co/yftSYJHxp7— @SwindonAdver007 19 February 2014
Why the Uffngton White Horse has been named top dating destination. Full story here.
In our lead STFC story today, boss Mark Cooper has urged his players to stay strong following JPT heartbreak. Full story here.
Disability groups are holding a demonstration against ATOS, who make rulings over fitness to work, this morning. They say the rules are too tight and people who are unable to work are having their benefits removed and forced into a job, causing illnesses and deaths.
The protest is taking place in four minutes, on Princes Street.
The inquest into the death of Victoria Stockman, who died in a fire at a flat in Even Swindon last May, will take place today.
Our front page story today on BMW's plan to plough £760m into new Swindon-built Mini. Full story here.
The Wyvern Theatre has released its new programme of events. Don't want to give too much away but the little lady above will be putting in an appearance. Full story here.
Traffic seems to be moving well this morning. God bless the school holidays. No major problems reported. Latest updates and road cams here.
Good morning and welcome to day two of our new live news service. We will bring you the latest breaking stories, information and updates throughout the day, in bite-sized snippets on this homepage panel with links to full stories elsewhere on the website.