LiveLIVE NEWS: 24/02/14

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5:32pm

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5:24pm

Swindon Advertiser: Nile Ranger celebrates scoring his seventh goal of the season

Nile Ranger case continues at Newcastle Crown Court. Latest news from the Swindon Town striker's rape trial here.

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Swindon Advertiser:

BBC set to broadcast a documentary on a venereal disease treatment camp for First World War 'bad boys' based in Chiseldon. Full details here

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- Full details on the gang at work in North Swindon here.

2:19pm

Swindon Advertiser: Reginald Smart being awarded the Arctic Star by Rear-Admiral Nick Wilkinson

War hero Reginald Smart has received the Arctic Star Medal on his 94th birthday. Full story here.

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Swindon Advertiser:

Pallbearers carry the coffin of popular football manager Dave Turner during the funeral in Wroughton this afternoon. 

1:16pm

Spring on the way? Have a look at our seven-day weather forecast for Swindon.

12:33pm

Swindon Advertiser: Diana Dors, who performed at the theatre

Our REWIND section today looks at some recently unearthed video footage of Diana Dors at a Swindon book signing from February 1978. 

12:08pm

Swindon Advertiser: LEGEND: Bobby Moore

February 24 milestones from Swindon and beyond in our ON THIS DAY section. It's now been 21 years since the death of World Cup-winning England captain Bobby Moore, pictured.

11:22am

Swindon Advertiser:

Here are today's READERS' LETTERS. Subjects on the agenda include the 'political ignorance' of Swindon's Question Time audience, a rant at an ill-mannered driver and those troublesome green bins.

11:02am

Swindon Advertiser: Former Newcastle United footballer Nile Ranger has been charged with common assault

Swindon Town striker Nile Ranger will appear at Newcastle Crown Court today. The 22-year-old denies raping a woman at a Newcastle hotel in January last year.

11:00am

More on Lionel Mushonga, who has been charged with driving without insurance, without a driving licence, for driving with excess alcohol, for possession of class B drugs and for aggravated vehicle taking.

10:53am

Lionel Mushonga has been charged with driving a black Vauxhall into the doorstep of a home in Curtis Street on Saturday. More to follow.
 

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An accident on the eastbound J16 slip road has been cleared. Click here for live traffic cameras.

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Swindon Advertiser: Dave Turner

The funeral of popular non-league football manager Dave Turner will be held in Wroughton this afternoon. Here are some of the tributes to Dave following his sudden death earlier this month. 

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Swindon Advertiser: This bus tour mystery will be just the ticket

This week's edition of the Graham Carter column is now online. The reader-friendly entitled 'We live on an oblate spheroid'. 

10:05am

And here's our ADVER COMMENT on that hefty council water bill.

9:57am

Full story on the council's £17k annual bottled water bill here.

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8:59am

Swindon Advertiser: The Army's new Watchkeeper aircraft

Look out for the army's new unmanned 'eye in the sky' Watchkeeper craft flying over Wiltshire this week. Full story here.

8:52am

Slow traffic due to accident on B4553 Tewkesbury Way both ways between Pevensey Way / Ashington Way and A3102 Wootton Bassett Road (Mannington Roundabout). Traffic updates here.

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