LiveLIVE NEWS: 30/04/14

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A sunny afternoon here in Old Town and there's more of the same to come. Check our in-depth seven-day forecast for Swindon.

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One lane of the A419 is currently closed due to a broken down lorry between Wheatstone Road and Marlborough Road. 

More updates here.

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Two Ministry of Defence aircraft hangars in Wroughton will go under the hammer in May. Full story here.

12:42pm

The most read story on the website this morning is about a pair of London drug dealers who used a Swindon hotel as their local base. The pair were caught when hotel staff became suspicious about their activities.

Full story here.

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12:36pm

Casey Goble, 40, of County Road, who is accused of dealing in hard drugs has been released on bail by a judge.

Goble is said to have supplied heroin and cocaine on two dates in December last year.  

Case has been adjourned until July 4.

12:24pm

Students from the Oakfield Project will be cooking for 40 people this afternoon, including Deputy Mayor Teresa Page. Story and pictures to follow.

12:16pm

Swindon Advertiser: Teenagers from families with a history of alcoholism have brains wired for risk taking, a study has found

It's READERS' LETTERS time. Today subjects include parking, alcoholics and accidents waiting to happen. 

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11:40am

Full story of Marine's play-off heartbreak here.

11:31am

Swindon Advertiser:

Our new ELECTION 2014 section is now live. We speak to the leaders of the five main parties ahead of judgement day on May 22. And bring you a complete list of candidates divided into each of Swindon's 19 wards, with pics and profiles where provided. 

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Here's our front page today - a trio of friends on a charity climb on Ben Nevis witness a woman fall nearly 1,000ft and then help rescue her. Click the pic for more.

Swindon Advertiser:

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Swindon Advertiser: Beth Tweddle competing for Team GB in the London Olympics at Greenwich Arena on Sunday. Picture: Julian Andrews/NOPP

Olympic medal-winning gymnast Beth Tweddle was in Swindon yesterday giving a cartwheel masterclass. We grabbed a video interview and footage of her demo. See it here.

9:01am

The A417 heading to Cirencester remains partially blocked following a three-vehicle accident earlier this morning. Updates here.

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