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LIVE NEWS: 25/04/14
Updated 5:34pm Friday 25th April 2014 in Live News
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Here's the full story on Royal Mail's decision to relocate the delivery offices at Dorcan and Hawksworth to an alternative site in Swindon.
Royal Mail is planning to relocate Dorcan and Hawksworth delivery offices to a new venue in Swindon. More to follow.
Who's heading to ploughed Meadow Lane tomorrow then? If you can't make it Matchday Live will be running on @swindonadver website from 1.30pm— @SamMorshead_SA 25 April 2014
Condenders for Miss Swindon crown set to do battle this weekend. Full story here.
#Wiltshire #eventer @TomMcEwen1 talks about his @bhorsetrials chances http://t.co/dbNAptdgBc— @HSEquestrian 25 April 2014
Swindon Town will offer pro contracts to two members of the youth team - Curtis Da Costa and Matty Jones. Full story here.
DAN THE FAN: A forgotten face keeps our dreams alive (From This Is #Swindon Town FC) http://t.co/Z7Q6XDazga #STFC— @danwjonson 25 April 2014
It's FILM ON FRIDAY time, with your host Steve Webb. This week the Adver veteran reviews Transcendence and The Other Woman.
‘Four-year jail sentence is too harsh for my son’ says father of man convicted of assault and false imprisonment http://t.co/ouEkbbbIh9— @marionsauvebois 25 April 2014
Swindon Wildcats' EPL ice hockey rivals Slough Jets have withdrawn from the league ahead of next season due to financial problems.
Traffic on the M4 following this morning's accident between Swindon and Chippenham. The motorway has since reopened. More here.
The M4 has now reopened following the earlier crash this morning involving two vehicles.
More information here.
On the back of new figures released charting the nation's broadband speeds, Craig Jones ventured to superfast Spencer Close and fibre-optic-lacking Haydon Wick to get some readings. Read the results here.
@swindonadver has some great ideas about how to put a spring in your step and feel fab to boot! http://t.co/6UHtcQcmy1 #GetMovingMonth— @Swindonnews 25 April 2014
Fewer #Swindon women take smear test http://t.co/b6tVBvF7XR— @HealthwatchS 25 April 2014
@swindonadver don't tell anyone I'm wearing Union Flag boxer shorts!!— @MatthewGPearce 25 April 2014
@swindonadver it's a contravention of uniform policy. Regardless of what day it is, you have to adhere to the policy. He disobeyed an order— @butlert90 25 April 2014
Sneak peek at Marlborough Food Fest http://t.co/uskFoPGka5 @swindonadver @ChiseldonHouse @thebellramsbury @vaughanskitchen @Garden_Events— @emmadunnn 25 April 2014
Quite amazingly, Swindon Town groundsman Marcus Cassidy overlooked in League One groundsman of the year and highly commended lists #stfc— @SamMorshead_SA 25 April 2014
Traffic is at a standstill on the M4 following earlier crash between J16 and J17. It is believed two cars have been involved. Injuries unclear at this stage. More info here.
M4 is closed in both directions between J16 Swindon West and J17 Chippenham following a multiple vehicle collision. Drivers should expect delays and seek alternative routes. More to follow.
Full list of local election candidates online now - 20 seats up for grabs, see who wants your vote on May 22 - http://t.co/ru53wl2IsK.— @DArcysj 25 April 2014
Construction company Cappagh appeared at Swindon Crown Court this week accused of health and safety breaches.
Full story here.
Ashley McGregor, 28, of Drakes Way, will appear at Swindon Crown Court today, charged with grievous bodily harm without intent following a November 10 incident in Bridge Street, last year.
Stephen Derek Strange, 49, of Faringdon Road, will appear at Swindon Crown Court this morning. He denies an allegation that he phoned 999 with a bomb hoax on Tuesday, December 3 last year at Swindon’s Debenhams Department Store, in The Parade.
A four year jail sentence for assault and false imprisonment is apparently too harsh, according to this man - http://t.co/fIsirlKiyA— @SwindonAdver007 25 April 2014
This man was told not to come back to work after wearing an England cap on St George's Day - http://t.co/yEinWMU96q http://t.co/G3DwHx5Y9j— @SwindonAdver007 25 April 2014
The winds of change are blowing through Nova Hreod School as long-term headteacher Julie Tridgell announces she's leaving. More details here.
The broken down lorry in the eastbound M4 Junction 15 exit sliproad has now been recovered and the lane has reopened.
And here's the back - Swindon Town's ongoing boardroom issues could impact playing staff. Click the pic for the full story.
Here's our front today - worker told not to come back to work after wearing a St George's Cross flatcap to work to mark the day. Click the pic for the full story.
Swindon, Rodbourne: FOUND DOG - Male Terrier, please call 101 if you have lost one today - Log 49— @wiltshirepolice 25 April 2014
There may be delays on the M4 eastbound as a lorry is broken down on the exit slip road at Junction 15, closing one of three lanes. More details here.
All else seems relatively clear this morning. If you know of any congestion or incidents please call the newsdesk on 01793 501806.
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