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LIVE NEWS: 12/03/14
Updated 5:34pm Wednesday 12th March 2014 in Live News
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Exciting plans to breath new life into The True Heart Inn in Bishopstone, Swindon, are included in tomorrow's @swindonadver.— @BerenCross 12 March 2014
Model @RWBAcademy students receive top award for eco-school. @SwindonAdver007 http://t.co/W1YdMbp3oD— @EAMackley 12 March 2014
The accident on Thamesdown Drive has now been cleared. One car came off the road - no injuries reported.
We are hearing reports of an accident on Thamesdown Drive at the junction with Elstree Way. More to follow.
STFC: Winger Alex Pritchard has been nominated for a second award. Full story here.
SPEEDWAY: Swindon Robins rider Nicolai Klindt kicked off his new weekly column in the Adver sports pages today, revealing his season got off to a bit of a stuttering start. Click here to read Nicolai's first column.
The most read story on our website today is this one about a new restaurant for North Swindon - http://t.co/jBrLKHHm3P— @SwindonAdver007 12 March 2014
Adver racing guru @LauraLambert8 is at Cheltenham today and is providing updates here http://t.co/ewVBicB4PW where's your money going?— @AndyWarren_ 12 March 2014
Hackpen Hill, Wroughton, is currently partially blocked due to an accident near Broad Hinton. More info can be found here.
Traffic now clearing after recovery team turn up #kingshill #holdup @swindonadver http://t.co/Hl0DOxZfHm— @EAMackley 12 March 2014
Wondering what the hold up is on Kingshill? it's a broken down learner lorry. @swindonadver http://t.co/wnNxNLQ1K6— @EAMackley 12 March 2014
What do you think about the increase in the National Minimum Wage to £6.50? Good for employees? Or bad for employers? @swindonadver— @EAMackley 12 March 2014
Covingham Parish Council have asked for an extension to discuss concerns about new Hub development @SwindonAdver007 http://t.co/lSjSr20860— @EAMackley 12 March 2014
Police appeal for information after elderly woman is robbed of £2,000 at George Hall Court. Full story here.
Don't forget the Swindon Advertiser is celebrating its 160th year in 2014. To mark the milestone, we have launched the 160 Appeal, to raise £160,000 for Prospect Hospice. A darts night and snail race was held in Royal Wootton Bassett at the weekend for the appeal. To read the full story click here. And to support the appeal, click the logo above.
Touching ceremony in memory of Anne Baxter. See tomorrow's @swindonadver for more. http://t.co/dmoXZBUoZC— @EAMackley 12 March 2014
Teachers at schools around Swindon are set to strike on March 26, causing disruption for parents and pupils. For full story, click here.
Joining mourners at St Peter's Church and remember a woman dedicated to fighting for the underdog. @SwindonAdver007 http://t.co/dmoXZBUoZC— @EAMackley 12 March 2014
THE funeral of popular former councillor Anne Baxter takes place at 11am today at St Peter's Catholic Church in West Swindon.
To see our tribute piece, click here.
Let us know where the worst potholes in Swindon are. This man did. Read more here - http://t.co/U2mmmpd2HZ http://t.co/kA3KRm5KSK— @SwindonAdver007 12 March 2014
Swindon Women's Aid Director Olwen Kelly will be next in the Hotseat. To find out more, and to send us your questions, click the picture above.
A charity darts night has raised £550 for our 160 Appeal for Prospect Hospice http://t.co/82XkmP4mc8— @marionsauvebois 12 March 2014
Fancy a moonlit walk this summer? Why not sign up to @prospecthospice's Starlight Walk? To sign up go on http://t.co/HrKMQqtGgG— @marionsauvebois 12 March 2014
The council are to look further into possibilty of easing planning laws to make it easier to build solar farms.— @Michael_Benke 12 March 2014
Planning permission has been granted for the first set of houses for the Commonhead development. 73 homes in total.— @Michael_Benke 12 March 2014
Good news for those who campaigned tirelessly against it - the controversial biomass plant planned for Cheney Manor has finally been thrown out. More details here.
No problems reported on the roads in and around Swindon this morning. If you hear of anything, let us know if it is safe and legal to do so, on email@example.com
Here's a look at today's front page. Click the picture to read the full story on the teenage car thieves.
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