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LIVE NEWS: 22/5/14
Updated 6:20pm Thursday 22nd May 2014 in Live News
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That's it from LIVE NEWS today. Our live election coverage blog will now kick in on the homepage panel. Any breaking non-election news will appear on our website throughout the evening.
Today's READERS' LETTERS on litter, war and the EU.
The election blog, which is here: http://t.co/W861oBrary, will now be run by @CJJournalist. Say hi if you see him.— @Michael_Benke 22 May 2014
Nothing will be taken for granted - Khan: SHAZ Khan is taking “nothing for granted” this weekend as Shrivenham... http://t.co/2ITc0L4EeN— @AdverSport 22 May 2014
Scrap what we told you just a few minutes ago, the Robins' clash with Leicester has just been called off. Provisional plans have been made to run the meeting on Thursday June 5.
Hundreds of ex-Honda workers in Swindon will descend on @StantonHouse tomorrow for a jobs fair to save their futures: http://t.co/LdMtxPM4Av— @BerenCross 22 May 2014
Despite all the heavy rain over the last hour or so, Swindon Robins' clash with Leicester Lions remains on.
[Swindon News] Man drowned after falling from mobility scooter into lake: A DISABLED former taxi driver drowne... http://t.co/kJzOT69n3N— @swindonadver 22 May 2014
More on that Crystal legal high warning here: http://t.co/dB4v4woAXs. @wiltshirepolice have had three related incidents in the last week.— @DArcysj 22 May 2014
Urgent warning from @wiltshirepolice about legal high called 'Crystal', likened to crystal meth. Can cause user to stay awake for 5-6 days.— @DArcysj 22 May 2014
Town's World Cup hero-to-be Massimo Luongo is relishing being put through his paces at the Aussie training camp. Read more here.
Match Report for SSG v @SomersetVikings. Great write up, cheers @Tbassam and @swindonadver. #WoE #rugbyIeague http://t.co/1RwvMx6sx1— @SwindonStGeorge 22 May 2014
Lots of you are wading in to discuss the relative merits of our electoral system on our live blog. We've gone back as far as democracy's routes in Ancient Greece. Get involved here.
Wiltshire Police seeking woman who drove away from Marlborough Road petrol station without paying: http://t.co/Rb5a4wtiYq #Swindon— @BerenCross 22 May 2014
Views on GWH are sought (From Swindon Advertiser) http://t.co/IG0bdAzE6F— @GWH_NHS 22 May 2014
It's not all about the local elections today because, weather permitting, there's speedway action at Blunsdon as the Robins take on Leicester.
@Michael_Benke & @CJJournalist will be keeping us up to date with the election all day, & follow our live blog here - http://t.co/WVkk4PbhHh— @SwindonAdver007 22 May 2014
David Howell looking to return to form at the #PGAChampionship, he tees off at 1.35pm http://t.co/nN2j8ylLUL #golf— @michaelreeves78 22 May 2014
Three football fans have admitted their part in violence that marred the Swindon v Bristol City derby last September. Read more here.
And here's our back page - Town shirt sponsor Samsung opt not to renew a deal. Read it here.
Here's our front page today - police find 60 scraps of women's clothing near the pond in Ramsbury where they found Sian O'Callaghan's boots. Read the full story here.
As the hunt goes on for the missing crew of the Cheeki Rafiki, debris is spotted near to where it was thought to have overturned. Read it here.
A look at the roads around Swindon suggests much of it is clear, with the A419 busy but moving. If you know of any incidents contact the newsdesk on 01793 501806.
Check the latest travel updates here.
Cast your vote in the local or European election yet? Please check out our live polling day blog here.
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