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LIVE NEWS: 10/3/14
Updated 5:34pm Monday 10th March 2014 in Live News
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Patients with heart conditions sent to Bristol due to GWH staff shortages http://t.co/gRUDZ7gbty— @marionsauvebois 10 March 2014
If your child took part in the World Book Day celebrations in schools across Swindon last week, they may appear in our picture gallery. Have a look here.
Today's readers' letters is a bumper edition and includes a contribution from Richard Hammond of Top Gear fame.
Full story on the North Swindon smell update can be found here.
Chapel Farm Landfill Site has temporarily closed after attempts to combat odours coming from the site and drifting over North Swindon failed to improve the situation. More to follow.
Ex-Penhill resident from Yugoslavia paid back town's kindness more than 20 years on. @swindonadver @DArcysj http://t.co/iocsnYMhJA— @EAMackley 10 March 2014
Look out literature fans - The Swindon Festival of Literature will officially launch it's new brochure next week. Among the authors appearing is this ballroom dancing superstar:
Police are seeking information following the discovery of a large amount of cannabis in Swindon. Full story here.
Hundreds of mourners gather at St Mary's Church in Rodbourne for the funeral of Ashley McKinnon. http://t.co/YgfEisyB9i— @BerenCross 10 March 2014
Half of weapons confiscated by @swindonpolice last year were from teens as young as 14 @DominicGilbert @swindonadver http://t.co/vm80vLjAwi— @EAMackley 10 March 2014
Further to that meeting on Regent Circus, which was prompted by the closure of this 19th Century Baptist chapel.
Minutes from the meeting confirm builders ISG have stabilised the building and it is now safe. Swindon Council's Building Control confirmed that in their opinion the building will not collapse. ISG intend to return to the chapel once the Regent Circus site work has been complete and undertake major remedial work that will allow the chapel to be used as a place of worship.
The funeral of Ashley Mckinnon, the 17-year-old who died after falling from the top of the Wyvern car park last month, takes place at 11am today.
We've had an email enquiring what that smell is that lingers over north Swindon. Read our previous story here, which details the efforts being made to ward it off, if you were wondering yourself.
@sustrans Ferndale Primary School in Swindon are top of the leader board for the Big Pedal! Over 509,000 journeys logged in the UK so far!— @SustransSW 10 March 2014
@swindonadver paper girl, 14, comes to rescue of 82-yr-old woman. All part of the service. http://t.co/922LgbXZrO http://t.co/HhZAKlG7RA— @DArcysj 10 March 2014
It appears to be all clear on the roads this morning but if you know different give us a shout at email@example.com.
And the back page. Mark Cooper concedes the dream of the play-offs is fading after defeat this weekend.
Here's today's front page - more trouble for the builders of the Regent Circus development as subsidence fears grow. For the full story, click the picture.
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