LiveLIVE NEWS: 03/04/14

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A man has been killed in the accident in Ogbourne St George. The crash has forced the closure of the A346. More info here.


Swindon Advertiser:

Onesie Wednesday gallery now online. It was all in aid of autism awareness - full story here.


The A346 Chiseldon road is currently closed both ways due to a serious accident between New Road and Ogbourne St George.  

Police anticipate that the road will remain closed throughout this evening's peak.

More information and updates here. 


The inquest into the death of former New College student Anjali Sharma, 17, has recorded a narrative verdict at Salisbury Coroner's Court this afternoon. Full story to follow.



Drivers should avoid the B4006 Dorcan Way near Greenbridge Road following reports of an accident. Further information and updates here.


Swindon Advertiser: Police commissioner Angus Macpherson

A dozen local community groups benefit from the latest round of the police and crime commissioner's £1 million Innovation Fund. Find out who and how much they received here.


Swindon Robins captain Troy Batchelor has been taking part in first practice in Auckland today ahead of Saturday's New Zealand Grand Prix.

Swindon Advertiser:


The Advertiser spoke to Batchelor earlier this week ahead of his GP debut, which you can read by clicking here.




Swindon Advertiser: The Honda Civic Type R

On the back of job losses at SDC, employees of another local firm fear the worst as a result of Honda downscaling its Swindon operation. Full story here.  


Swindon Advertiser:

Barry Leighton on the perfect chance to enjoy Coate Water...while you still can. Full story here.


Swindon Advertiser: Jason Putt, the owner of the The Hop Inn, which has been named in the top 200 UK local pubs

Which Swindon pub has been named one of the UK's best? Find out here.


Swindon Advertiser: Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis has topped the US chart

April 3 milestones in ON THIS DAY, starring Marlon Brando, Eddie Murphy, John Virgo and Leona Lewis, pictured. 


Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Crown Court

Drug dealing Swindon plumber told to pay back just £1,000. Full story here.



Swindon Advertiser: Honda factory based in South Marston, is back to normal

The knock-on effect of Honda's recent cutbacks have now been felt at South Masrton Distribution Centre, where 135 temporary workers will lose their jobs. Latest news here.


Swindon Advertiser: England fans celebrate a goal for the team in a packed pub

World Cup victory for Swindon's landlords. Full story here.



South Marston Distribution Centre has announced that 135 temporary workers will lose their jobs as a result of Honda scaling back production. More to follow.


Swindon Advertiser: Coun Mark Dempsey and Joe Tray at the Moonrakers roundabout

Calls for council to tackle problematic Moonrakers Roundabout. Full story here



Drivers should expect delays on the A419 Ermin Street around Lady Lane, following an obstruction in the road. Stay up to date with traffic delays here.


Swindon Advertiser:

Our TRAVEL section has been updated. Read all about Katie Bond's romantic trip to the Kent coast.


Swindon Advertiser: PC Gary Tester from Avon and Somerset police leaving Swindon Magistrates Court

Full story on the police officer accused of assaulting a night porter at a hotel in Blunsdon.


Swindon Advertiser:

It's READERS' LETTERS time. Subjects include an 'idiot' driver and an uncle killed on a ship. Read them all here


Swindon Advertiser: Estate agents in Swindon have noticed an increase in first time buyers

Today's ADVER COMMENT on rising house prices in Swindon.


Swindon Advertiser:

And here is the back page, with link to the latest on Jamie Cox's comeback plans.


Swindon Advertiser:

Today's front page. Click the picture or this link to read the lead story in full.



Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Council Leader David Renard

Council leader DAVID RENARD has filed his latest column on the 'town centre masterplan'. Read it here.



Swindon Advertiser:

Swindon-based world title contender George Groves is weighing in to help little Sebastian Murtough's cancer fight. Full story here.


Swindon Advertiser: Ted Jefferies pictured recently at home in Highworth

Here's a great tale to get you started for the day. The boy hero from Highworth who delivered wartime messages for Churchill - on his skates. Full story here.


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