LiveLIVE NEWS: 08/05/14

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5:34pm

That concludes LIVE NEWS today. We'll return in the morning. Keep checking back for breaking news on the site throughout the evening. 

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It's time for your seven-day weather forecast for Swindon. Cancel Saturday's barbecue. 

3:12pm

Swindon Advertiser:

The good folk at Slimbridge WWT have sent us a video of one of their swans rearing a baby goose. Have a gander here.

2:14pm

 

Swindon Advertiser: Who inspires you? We want to know your Star for Starlight. Give your hero the credit they deserve and help us raise funds for the 160 APPEAL. Read how here.

 

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Police are investigating a daylight knifepoint robbery in Gorse Hill. More to follow.

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The accident in Wootton Bassett Road has now been cleared.

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Swindon Advertiser: Chief executive at GWH, Nerissa Vaughan

Don't forget to get your questions in for Great Western Hospital's chief executive Nerissa Vaughan, who will be in the Hotseat next week.

Whether it be about car parking, A&E waiting times, hospital food or staffing levels, we want to hear from you. Click here to find out how to get in touch.

1:01pm

Wootton Bassett Road is currently partially blocked due to a two vehicle accident at Mannington Roundabout. The emergency services are in attendance. More updates here.

 

12:53pm

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon striker Michael Smith sends the Preston keeper the wrong way from the penalty spot. Picture: Terry Parker

Today's SAM MORSHEAD COLUMN reflects on another turbulent season at the County Ground. 

12:03pm

Swindon Advertiser:

Today's READERS' LETTERS are online. Topics include zero hours contracts and duvet wars. 

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Swindon Advertiser: Sir David Attenborough has confessed he prefers five-star luxury to tents in remote places

May 8 milestones in ON THIS DAY. Dame Margot Fonteyn danced her way into the Wyvern 37 years ago and Sir David Attenborough celebrates his 88th birthday.

10:08am

The Macmillan team in Wharf Green today with their skin cancer unit. Pop along for a check-up.

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Wiltshire Police have confirmed that Richard Forty, 24, who was reported missing from Calne on Tuesday has been found safe and well.

Officers have thanked the media and public for their assistance in the appeal.

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Swindon Advertiser:

Here's today's front page. To read the full story on the stabbing in Dulverton Avenue, click here.

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Good morning and welcome to your post-bank holiday edition of LIVE NEWS - bringing you breaking information and links to stories throughout the website.

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