Swindon AdvertiserLIVE NEWS: 22/4/14 (From Swindon Advertiser)

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LIVE NEWS: 22/4/14

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5:36pm

That's the end of today's LIVE NEWS feed. We'll return in the morning. 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.

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Swindon Advertiser: Swindon mayor Nick MartinIt's time for the Barry Hudson column. This week our Baz looks at disastrous gardening attempts, zombies and word association featuring Nick Martin. Read it here.

4:58pm

Swindon Advertiser: Solar farm for Forest

Today's postbag includes letters on missed points, ship safety, solar power and Better Swindon. Read them all, and more, here

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Swindon Advertiser: Queues yesterday at the recycling centre

Road closed for four weeks for final stage of £7million flood-fighting project. Full story here.

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Police are hunting three individuals after an attack on a 35-year-old man in the town centre on Friday. Full story here

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Wiltshire Police have confirmed the discovery of a body in the Kennet and Avon canal in Devizes last week is not being treated as suspicious. Mark Stobbart, 44, was found in the canal close to the Wharf on Friday. More here.

 
 

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Swindon Advertiser: New trustees for air ambulance

Out with the old. The new Wiltshire Air Ambulance is going green. Full story here.

11:17am

Swindon Advertiser:

April 22 milestones in ON THIS DAY, including the birth of Jack Nicholson, pictured, and the death of Richard Nixon.

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Swindon Advertiser:

If you like your news brief and to the point, have a look through our NEWS BITES section which features all the latest bullet points on crime, roadworks, forthcoming events and plenty more besides.  

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Racing commentator and Swindon Town fan Julian Wilson passed away over the Easter weekend after a long illness.

Swindon Advertiser:

JULIAN WILSON WITH CLARE BALDING

Broadcaster Clare Balding tweeted of the news: "Very sad news. I owe Julian Wilson my first break in TV and will forever be grateful."

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The roads appear to be clear this morning, with an earlier accident on the A417 in Gloucestershire cleared. Report any incidents to the newsdesk on 01793 501806.

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Good morning and welcome to our live news service. We will bring you the latest breaking stories, information and updates throughout the day, in bite-sized snippets on this homepage panel with links to full stories elsewhere on the website.

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