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LIVE NEWS: 02/05/2014
Updated 5:41pm Friday 2nd May 2014 in Live News
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That's all from LIVE NEWS this week. We'll be back on Tuesday morning. The website will be updated with the latest news and sport thoughout the weekend.
Wootton Bassett Road struggling a little under the weight of Friday evening traffic. Travel updates here.
This week's FILM ON FRIDAY brings a bumper crop of reviews, but it's very much quantity over quality. Check Steve Webb's verdict on Pompeii, Bad Neighbours, Tarzan, Plastic and Brick Mansions before venturing to the cinema.
"Literally great" says @swindonadver http://t.co/N9nY6sG7LF @Swinlitfestival begins next week— @SwindonArtsCent 02 May 2014
"Singer will charm you with music from home" says @SwindonAdver http://t.co/GD03NhPuUn @DominicKirwan is in #Swindon this Sunday— @WyvernTheatre 02 May 2014
Bank Holiday weather update in your seven-day forecast for Swindon. Disclaimer: Above picture is for artistic purposes only and may not be a true representation of your Bank Holiday experience...
As ever, lots of interesting tidbits in NEWS BITES today, including a woman who had a lucky escape after being struck by a car.
Remember admission to Robins v Brummies is only £10 for all on Monday night. Weather looks fair and should be a decent meeting. #speedway— @AndyWarren_ 02 May 2014
Tributes paid to former Swindon teacher and football fanatic. http://t.co/iRuMXtZdxa— @CJJournalist 02 May 2014
Today's READERS' LETTERS are now online. The agenda includes solar farms, wind farms, speed bumps and the contribution of drugs towards crime levels.
About to head down to the County Ground to present your @swindonadver #stfc Player of the Year with his trophy. Find out who tomorrow.— @SamMorshead_SA 02 May 2014
.@TrustSTFC release statement calling for speedy resolution of ongoing boardroom saga at Swindon Town: http://t.co/sEC2BWta1l #stfc— @SamMorshead_SA 02 May 2014
DAN THE FAN: Pritchard stands above the rest this season (From This Is #Swindon Town FC) http://t.co/0FZTaQ3rHl #STFC— @danwjonson 02 May 2014
A mother and son duo, who teamed up for a £17k shoplifting scam at Asda, are due to be sentenced today. Here's our last story.
Mr Potato chips in with advice for kids (From Swindon Advertiser) http://t.co/bvEAj1dFPl— @feca_balppa 02 May 2014
Ever had a takeaway dessert delivered to your door? @dialmydessert #Swindon http://t.co/k9mQ73IjTK @swindonadver— @emmadunnn 02 May 2014
And here's our back page - Town boss Mark Cooper says money for may be in short supply during the ownership wrangle. Click the pic for the full story.
Here's the front page today - parents react as police confirm the new evidence they unearthed was that of Becky Godden-Edwards. Click the pic for the full story.
CORRECTION: In case you missed it late last night, a man in his 40s was taken to hospital after an accident at the Regent Circus site. For more, click here.
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