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LIVE NEWS: 17/04/14
Updated 5:19pm Thursday 17th April 2014 in Live News
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Despite the Easter getaway there are currently no major problems on local roads. Live traffic updates here.
Find out why a US fighter jet will soon be zooming overhead. Full story here.
It's clouding over in Old Town but the outlook for tomorrow is pretty good. Here's the full seven-day forecast for Swindon.
Couple walk free from Swindon Crown Court after claiming nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to. Full story here.
Police have revealed the identity of the body of a Swindon woman pulled from a Gloucestershire river at the weekend. Full story here.
An eyesore in Old Town could be developed into flats for the homeless - have your say on the plans here - http://t.co/KQw4BZ65Px— @SwindonAdver007 17 April 2014
Crack dealer walks free after judge says prison would be "easier" than living in Eastleaze... http://t.co/KFPdhztFHC— @AdverWebEdCraig 17 April 2014
Tonight at #Swindon's @WyvernTheatre: The @ELOEXPERIENCE #tribute— @WyvernTheatre 17 April 2014
Interior designer? Fancya new project? What about this baby in Purton; Victorian former St Mary's School up for grabs http://t.co/eSVTE6X924— @EAMackley 17 April 2014
Iris takes final bow weeks after 100th birthday. Full story here.
Injured Ritchings is out of sedation: INJURED Swindon Robins rider Darryl Ritchings has been successfully brou... http://t.co/v6C2LBNUbi— @AdverSport 17 April 2014
Victorian building set to be turned into housing. Full story here.
Two women targeted a retired teacher with malicious posters including messages such as: "Peek a boo caught you." http://t.co/lsxRmgicqA— @JoshLayton4013 17 April 2014
Swindon Town fans vote Harry Morris club's best player & Glenn Hoddle best manager in Football League poll: http://t.co/Rz13xVTInP #stfc— @SamMorshead_SA 17 April 2014
COLUMN: How sad story of Westinghouse CC can still leave a meaningful and lasting legacy: http://t.co/BkRsRHiY75 #cricket— @SamMorshead_SA 17 April 2014
There will be a #PyroBin trial tomorrow for the @Coventry_City v @Official_STFC game. #stfc #ccfc #pusb http://t.co/zeU7HcOx4z— @NorpolFootball 17 April 2014
It's time to vote for your STFC player of the year. Click here to find out how.
Send us your questions for Swindon Youth MP Ellie James here -http://t.co/inwBbRSIVp— @SwindonAdver007 17 April 2014
New open air cinema set to screen classics in Swindon this summer. Full story here.
Defender Josue Antonio has won a contract with Swindon Town through the Samsung Win A Pro competition.
Antonio, who currently plays for Staines Town, beat more than 5,700 entrants to land himself a deal with the Robins.
BREAKING: Defender Josue Antonio unveiled as the Swindon Town winner of the Samsung Win A Pro Contract competition. http://t.co/IYMwfhdFnx— @Official_STFC 17 April 2014
Wow! Swindon Primary School places - 98% have got one of the 3 preferred choices & 92% have got their 1st choice, one of highest in the UK— @JTomlinsonMP 17 April 2014
And here's our back page - Wildcts' netminder Stevie Lyle will bow out after one more season at the Link. Click the pic for the full story by @michaelreeves78.
Here's our front page today - two women guilty of harassment after posting derogatory posters of a teacher around the Royal town of Wootton Bassett. Click the pic for more.
An outdoor cinema is coming to Swindon this summer. As well as the flicks they'll be cocktails and DJ sets. http://t.co/d0HAWL0Yc3— @CJJournalist 17 April 2014
The M4 has reopened in both directions between junction 14 and 15 after police talked a man down from an overbridge early this morning. More here.
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