Swindon AdvertiserLIVE NEWS: 12/03/14 (From Swindon Advertiser)

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LIVE NEWS: 12/03/14

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5:34pm

That's the end of our LIVE NEWS feed for today. 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.

The site will be updated with any major news as it happens throughout the evening.

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The accident on Thamesdown Drive has now been cleared. One car came off the road - no injuries reported.

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We are hearing reports of an accident on Thamesdown Drive at the junction with Elstree Way. More to follow. 

3:11pm

STFC: Winger Alex Pritchard has been nominated for a second award. Full story here.

Swindon Advertiser: Alex Pritchard

ALEX PRITCHARD

 

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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.

Swindon Advertiser:

NICOLAI KLINDT

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Hackpen Hill, Wroughton, is currently partially blocked due to an accident near Broad Hinton. More info can be found here.

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Police appeal for information after elderly woman is robbed of £2,000 at George Hall Court. Full story here.

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Swindon Advertiser:

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.

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Swindon Advertiser:

Teachers at schools around Swindon are set to strike on March 26, causing disruption for parents and pupils. For full story, click here.

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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.

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Swindon Advertiser: Olwen Kelly says there are ways to stop abusers

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.

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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.

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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 newsdesk@swindonadvertiser.co.uk

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Swindon Advertiser:

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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