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LIVE NEWS: 24/03/14
Updated 5:22pm Monday 24th March 2014 in Live News
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Here's your in-depth seven-day weather forecast for Swindon this week. Very much a mixed bag.
Council leader @CllrDavidRenard answers your questions here - http://t.co/MOOy5pXdfQ— @SwindonAdver007 24 March 2014
A new addition to THE LIST by Barrie Hudson. One for fans of 70s and 80s horror...
If you're planning a trip to the cinema this week check out Steve Webb's reviews of the latest releases, including Starred Up (above), in our new FILM section.
If you're driving out towards Marlborough this afternoon, there is heavy traffic on the A346 Herd Street, which is partially blocked due to broken down vehicle. Traffic updates here.
Our latest batch of wanted men and women in our CROOK OF THE DAY section, including the curious tale of the yellow paint vandal and an update on the success of our campaign so far.
Poor Trevor had to be put down after Swindon Council found him in a sorry state having been abandoned. Others are now ready to be rehomed, click the pic to find out more.
If you like your news in easily-digested little chunks, have a wade through our NEWS BITES section.
Barrie Hudson's BIG INTERVIEW this week is with a Swindon-born scientist hoping to help feed the world.
Great story in the @swindonadver today showing our support for @SwindonWA http://t.co/zTpBhFLAFV— @BLASwindon 24 March 2014
A couple of additions to our REWIND section today - looking back to this week in 1978 and a Drove Road School reunion for the class of '59.
March 24 milestones now online in ON THIS DAY, including the birthdays of Graeme Swann, Harry Houdini and Lord Sugar, pictured.
At the County Ground to speak to Mark Cooper ahead of tomorrow's trip to Tranmere #stfc— @SamMorshead_SA 24 March 2014
M6 crash victim was uni student Ben Elliman - a 'loved son and brother': http://t.co/ORuCJTlWC3 http://t.co/kfvPxSGYDp— @DArcysj 24 March 2014
Today's ADVER COMMENT on why improving road safety is the best way to commemorate Caitlin Hunt.
Huge batch of letters online today. Subjects on the agenda include the poor treatment of nurses, soft punishments for criminal...and dog mess.
The family of Caitlin Hunt, who was killed by a bus last week, have said they are overwhelmed by the donations received on a web page set up to collect funds for her funeral. Full story here.
Graham Carter's latest column is now online. This week the 'voice of age and experience' contemplates holidaying past 50.
The 'no make-up' selfie has spread like wildfire on Facebook. Find out what breast cancer patient Vikki Griffin feels about it by clicking the pic.
Elderly residents in Eldene are worried about how they will draw their pension when their local post office is demolished. Full story here.
Leicestershire Police have confirmed that Tracy Maria Walters, 48, of Swindon, died in hospital yesterday from injuries sustained in a car crash on the M1. More details here.
Latest #CrookoftheDay in the @swindonadver and round up of successes so far. http://t.co/YfiaUQ2QlB— @wiltshirepolice 24 March 2014
Traffic delays reported on the A346 Northbound at Chiseldon. Full live travel reports here.
And here's the back page. Full story here.
Here's today's front page. For the full story, click here.
Swindon striker Nile Ranger has been bailed after he was arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage to a car in Liverpool yesterday.
Significant glare from the sun along Thamesdown Drive is proving problematic for drivers this morning. One accident reported at 7am involving three vehicles by the Redhouse junction. Reports of one head injury - the ambulance service is in attendance.
Wiltshire Police are urging drivers to be cautious along this route.
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