LiveLIVE NEWS: 25/02/14

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Swindon Advertiser:

A little light relief in our features section ahead of tonight's STFC v Crawley game - 9 stages of facial hair evolution at Swindon Town, featuring that handsome devil above.

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Chippenham Town's trip to Hemel Hempstead Town in the Southern Premier Division tonight has been called off.

The match was due to be Swindon Town defender Aaron Oakley's last with the Bluebirds and he now returns to the County Ground.

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Linslade Street in Rodbourne has been closed off amid reports of a sinkhole opening up. Our reporter Liz is on the scene but it does not appear too big at present.

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Swindon Advertiser: Albert Romaine and one of the pups

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Swindon Advertiser: Wes Foderingham

Swindon Town will be without goalkeeper Wes Foderingham for this evening's clash with Crawley Town and for as long as three further weeks.

Foderingham has a groin injury and, following a scan on Monday, has been ruled out of action for the immediate future.

The stopper tweeted his frustration at the news late last night.

 

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Swindon Advertiser: IN COURT: Nile Ranger

The rape trial of Swindon Town striker Nile Ranger has resumed at Newcastle Crown Court. The alleged victim is giving evidence and the court has heard the woman sent messages to Ranger branding him a "crazy sex pest animal just let out of its cage while on a monthly cycle". Day one round-up here.

11:40am

Swindon Advertiser:

February 25 milestones online in ON THIS DAY. Fifty years to the day since Lee Evans, pictured, was born, and "North Korean Prime Minister Kim Il-sung called for the removal of feudalistic land ownership aimed at turning all cooperative farms into state-run ones". Time flies...

 

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Swindon Advertiser: Dave Turner

Our own tribute to Dave Turner in ADVER COMMENT, plus the full story of the former football manager's funeral, with video, here.

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It's your letters. Today's hot topics include shoddy pothole work, welfare bogey men and, self indulgently, the Adver's kindness. This act of kindness was carried out in 1985, but we'll take any credit we can get.

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Swindon Advertiser: Albert Romaine with two puppies which were stolen on a previous occasion. Picture: Alex Skennerton

Eleven-week-old Staffordshire bull terrier/collie cross puppy stolen for second time. Full story here. Anyone with info can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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No major problems to report on the travel front, bar the usual sluggish rush-hour trouble spots. Full updates and cameras here.

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