LiveLIVE NEWS: 19/02/14

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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.


Swindon Advertiser: 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.



Here are the full details on the police appeal for witnesses plus CCTV images following a theft from the Texaco garage on Marlborough Road.Swindon Advertiser:



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.



Swindon Advertiser: 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.

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Wildcats' Stevie Lyle



- Flattery gets you everywhere. Now you're a part of it, Paul. You can get involved too, by tweeting your news and views to @SwindonAdver 


Swindon Advertiser: How Joshua stopped being a 'horrible little rebel' inside today's FAMILY section. 


- HELLO. Well done, you found us. Keep checking back in for regular updates.


Swindon Advertiser: Lorries arrive with sections of the college to be lifted into placeThe 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.


- a reader responds to our story on extended roadworks at Bruce Street Bridges.


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.




Swindon Advertiser: 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.


Swindon Advertiser: Nick Clegg insists the election will not be a two horse race

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.Swindon Advertiser:




Swindon Advertiser: Vandals attack Uffington White Horse 

Why the Uffngton White Horse has been named top dating destination. Full story here


Swindon Advertiser: Town caretaker boss Mark CooperIn 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.


Swindon Advertiser: Quality checks to ensure standards are met in the press shop, at Swindon’s Mini plant

Our front page story today on BMW's plan to plough £760m into new Swindon-built Mini. Full story here


Swindon Advertiser: Lesley Joseph

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.

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5:21pm Wed 19 Feb 14

The Zax says...

If you view Nick Clegg's face upside down, it looks like David Cameron.
If you view Nick Clegg's face upside down, it looks like David Cameron. The Zax
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