LiveLIVE NEWS: 17/04/14

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5:19pm

That's the end of today's LIVE NEWS feed. We'll be back on Tuesday. If you've joined us late use the scroll bar to see how the day unfolded.

The website will be updated with any major news as it happens throughout the evening and across the weekend.

Happy Easter to all of our readers.

5:03pm

Despite the Easter getaway there are currently no major problems on local roads. Live traffic updates here.

5:01pm

Swindon Advertiser: FLYING HIGH:  F-35 Lightning II, a fighter jet that is being sold to the US Air Force along with a host of other countries

Find out why a US fighter jet will soon be zooming overhead. Full story here

4:38pm

It's clouding over in Old Town but the outlook for tomorrow is pretty good. Here's the full seven-day forecast for Swindon.

4:12pm

Swindon Advertiser:

In READERS' LETTERS today, police failures and UFOs. Read the full mail bag here.

3:28pm

Swindon Advertiser: Two men pleaded guilty to burglary at Swindon Crown Court

Couple walk free from Swindon Crown Court after claiming nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to. Full story here

3:19pm

Police have revealed the identity of the body of a Swindon woman pulled from a Gloucestershire river at the weekend. Full story here

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If you don't fancy that, there's plenty more happening - have a browse through our events section here.

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Swindon Advertiser: Iris Boulton, pictured on her 100th birthday

Iris takes final bow weeks after 100th birthday. Full story here.

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Swindon Advertiser: The former St Mary’s School in Purton, which is being offered for sale by informal tender by Colliers International

Victorian building set to be turned into housing. Full story here.

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Swindon Advertiser: PEOPLE'S CHOICE: Nathan Thompson

It's time to vote for your STFC player of the year. Click here to find out how.

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Swindon Advertiser: Dirty Dancing

New open air cinema set to screen classics in Swindon this summer. Full story here.

10:16am

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.

Swindon Advertiser:

READ THE FULL STORY BY CLICKING ON ANTONIO'S FACE

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Read all about it here.

9:52am

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.

Swindon Advertiser:

9:40am

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.

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8:50am

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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