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LIVE NEWS: 27/05/14
Updated 5:42pm Tuesday 27th May 2014 in Live News
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That's all from LIVE NEWS today. We'll be back in the morning. Any major breaking news will appear online throughout the evening.
It's half term but the roads remain busy during rush hour. No major issues but updates and problem areas listed here.
Here's your seven-day weather forecast for Swindon. Looking better as the week progresses.
Great Story! TY @swindonadver ADAO Shout Out to DAVE! UK Event Dave’s Devils drop in with a £7,000 appeal boost http://t.co/IjBWPdAByl— @Linda_ADAO 27 May 2014
Swindon Council has granted @SupermarineFC permission to build 3G pitch and floodlights. Chairman said @Official_STFC will have use of it.— @BerenCross 27 May 2014
Another week, another edition of THE LIST. This week we bring you four vintage aerial shots of Swindon. But can you identify the areas, streets and landmarks? Have a go here.
Comedian Robin Ince plays the Arts Centre this evening. For a full list of events happening tonight, and beyond, have a look at the scrolling side panel in our LIFESTYLE section.
Today's BARRIE HUDSON column, on voter apathy, legal highs and the aforementioned TV "parasite" whose name we won't mention...
One of our top searches online today is DUCK RACE. Here's why.
May 27 milestones in ON THIS DAY, including the birthdays of Jamie Oliver, Siouxsie Sioux and Wild Bill Hickok.
Today's READERS' LETTERS. The usual mix of politics and homophobic debate, plus an appearance from this little "parasite"...
Fisher to remain at Highworth: JOHN Fisher has committed his future to Highworth Town after agreeing to stay o... http://t.co/23dCzmX3O0— @AdverSport 27 May 2014
According to @HighworthTownFC John Fisher is staying on as manager for next season #football— @michaelreeves78 27 May 2014
And here is the full update on the 15-man brawl on Sunday morning.
And here is the full story of Neil Pailor's alleged cat litter attack on his former partner.
A two vehicle crash at the junction of Thames Avenue and Whitworth Road this morning has now been cleared. The crash involved a Mini and a VW Golf. One woman was taken to hospital as a precaution and one driver was reported for careless driving.
Full story on M4 con artist Paul James, jailed for two years for a series of scams on the motorway.
The four males arrested following the 15 man brawl at the bottom of Victoria Hill at the weekend have been released on police bail pending further enquiries
The victim has been moved to GWH with serious facial and leg injuries, but these are not life threatening injuries. These are facial and leg injuries.
Previous story here.
An alcoholic emptied cat litter over his former partner after going to her home despite a restraining order banning him from contacting her.
Neil Pailor, 33, also punched his ex and her friend.
Full story to follow.
A conman who targeted motorists on the M4 has been jailed.
Paul James has been sent down for two years having only just been released from prison for a similar scam.
Full story to follow.
The trial of Tefferson Page, 25, of Kirkstall Close, who is accused of stabbing a man at a Toothill house begins this morning. More to follow this afternoon.
The regenerated Freshbrook Centre is being unveiled to the public this morning. To read the previous story on the event, click here.
Swindon Advertiser @tbassam @SwindonStGeorge are stronger then ever http://t.co/N2MrgAuKI9 @swindonadver #rugbyleague— @theGoldthorpes 27 May 2014
Meet the face of arthritis campaign http://t.co/8c7mkOFv30— @marionsauvebois 27 May 2014
Massimo Luongo heading for Brazil but still one more cut to make to Aussie squad http://t.co/yVGTmB23KD— @AndyWarren_ 27 May 2014
Man proposes... via the Advertiser http://t.co/C6urZAHn7a— @marionsauvebois 27 May 2014
And here's the back page. Full story here.
Here's today's front page. And to read the full story about Swindon's support for UKIP, click here.
No major problems reported on the roads around Swindon this morning. The A419 is reportedly busy but moving. For further traffic updates and live cameras, click here.
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