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LIVE NEWS: 07/04/14
Updated 5:30pm Monday 7th April 2014 in Live News
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Our weather section indicates there's a 100 per cent chance of rain in Swindon right now. But the seven-day outlook is much better. Have a look here.
Police appeal over swastika graffiti on cars http://t.co/yGDnvv8ydt— @marionsauvebois 07 April 2014
With the Badminton Horse Trials on the horizon, Nicki Strong looks ahead to Wiltshire's biggest sporting event with eventing legend Sir Mark Todd. Full story here.
The latest in our HOTSEAT series sees Goddard Park headteacher Mike Welsh answer your questions on education. Click here for the full transcript.
Great work by Town historian Dick Mattick & @Official_STFC http://t.co/JbLRK7DO1B #STFC— @danjohnson_stfc 07 April 2014
Wroughton photography student Grace Wiles lost four stones and turned her life around. Find out how here.
Giving people with #disabilities a chance at employment, via @swindonadver http://t.co/4XjVyDuMn3— @RudermanFdn 07 April 2014
Stratton Air Cadets chosen from 595 applicants to keep unique Air Tattoo artwork feat. 350 signatures @swindonadver http://t.co/j2VJO1P11K— @EAMackley 07 April 2014
Bookmakers Ladbrokes have given odds on the battle for South Swindon in the next General Election. Robert Buckland an 8/11 favourite ahead of Anne Snelgrove, as they have it.
@RobertBuckland @annesnelgrove @swindonadver Ladbrokes release General Election odds for South Swindon. 8/11 Cons Evs Labour— @LadPolitics 07 April 2014
How has the bedroom tax affected you? Protestors call for ban to cruel bedroom tax a year on @swindonadver http://t.co/DSPPlHv94F— @EAMackley 07 April 2014
READERS' LETTERS are now online. Today's contributions include a plea for another Magic Roundabout.
...and here is today's back page. You can read the lead story on Mark Cooper's perfection plea here.
Here's the front of today's paper. You can read the full tragic lead story on the man who died in the A420 accident here.
This week's GRAHAM CARTER COLUMN on education and Pink Floyd's prophetic Another Brick in the Wall.
An eerie image in CROOK OF THE DAY. Help police identify a man who stole £1,000 worth of garden equipment.
More nurses to come out of Oxford Brookes' Ferndale Campus thanks to NHS grant http://t.co/gSVtN6eux3— @EAMackley 07 April 2014
Rail commuters will face major disruption and longer journeys between Swindon and Kemble as improvement work starts up again before Easter.
Passengers can expect altered timetables and replacement bus services throughout the holiday period in April.
World title contender George Groves drew a big crowd at the Oasis to help fundraising efforts for 23-month-old Seb Murtough, who is battling cancer. Full story here.
Lovely to see the spread in the @swindonadver covering the #WiltsBizAwards http://t.co/ihHn8HoBMF— @TotalSwindon 07 April 2014
My column from today's Tapes-Up. We're all thinking of you @DRitchings http://t.co/wUSX7ldfib— @AndyWarren_ 07 April 2014
STFC back calls to reinstate a missing memorial plaque honouring players who died in the Great War @swindonadver http://t.co/XEgOPcWm3I— @EAMackley 07 April 2014
Prospect Hospice receives glowing inspection report http://t.co/QN2yQcUfDP— @marionsauvebois 07 April 2014
And while we're on the subject of speedway, here are the thoughts of Robins boss Alun Rossiter on rider Darryl Ritchings who remains in intensive care after crashing during Thursday's clash with Coventry.
In the least surprising news you'll read today, Swindon Robins' scheduled speedway meeting at Belle Vue tonight has been postponed. Full story here.
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