LiveLIVE NEWS: 09/04/13

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5:30pm

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5:28pm

Swindon Advertiser: Wiltshire Chief Fire Officer Simon Routh-Jones

Next in THE HOTSEAT is Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service's Chief Fire Officer Simon Routh-Jones. Click here to send him a question.

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Swindon Advertiser:

It's a bit of a crime special in NEWS BITES today. Lots of little articles for those with a short attention span. Read them here.

4:16pm

Swindon Advertiser: From left: Natasha Clarke, Vanda Tanner, Rachael Pearce, Amy Stepp, Penny Rogers, Jodie Silvester, Becky Tanner, Victoria Hearn and Rachael Jelley of OMG hair salon

A better day for Swindon hairdressers as salon is named best in the south west. Full story here

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EXCLUSIVE: A 28-year-old has been arrested in the last few moments on suspicion of criminal damage for the crudely drawn swastikas on cars and homes in Penhill.

12:49pm

Swindon Advertiser:

Here's some of the damage cause by the overnight fire on County Road. Latest update here.

12:25pm

Swindon Advertiser: An artist’s impression of the planned Waitrose supermarket for the Wichelstowe District Centre

The new Waitrose in Wichelstowe is set to open tomorrow and we'll be there to bring you reaction and pictures. In the meantime here's Robert Buckland's new column on how the store will boost the town.

12:24pm

Traffic is moving very slowly along the A419 because of a three-vehicle road traffic collision. One lane is blocked on the southbound carriageway following the incident. Police were called at 10.39am to attend the scene, a short distance north of the Oxford Road/A420 junction. The driver of a white Ford Fiesta suffered minor injuries after colliding with two large goods vehicles (LGV). Recovery is currently in progress and traffic should begin flowing within the next hour. More here.

12:15pm

Swindon Advertiser:

This week's BARRY WRITES is now online. It's the tale of the outrageous pub landlord who barred "boring" punters and managed to get Swindon into the New York Times. Read the full story here.

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Swindon Advertiser: LATE PASSION: Lewis Archer (Nigel Havers) surprises Audrey Roberts (Sue Nicholls) with a proposal in Coronation Street

If you've ever felt the need to boo and hiss at Nigel Havers for his disgraceful treatment of Audrey Roberts, now's your chance. Full story here.

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