Swindon AdvertiserLIVE NEWS: 27/05/14 (From Swindon Advertiser)

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LIVE NEWS: 27/05/14

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5:42pm

That's all from LIVE NEWS today. We'll be back in the morning. Any major breaking news will appear online throughout the evening. 

5:08pm

It's half term but the roads remain busy during rush hour. No major issues but updates and problem areas listed here.

4:37pm

Swindon Advertiser: A golden sunset

Here's your seven-day weather forecast for Swindon. Looking better as the week progresses.

4:06pm

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Swindon Advertiser:

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.

2:40pm

Swindon Advertiser: Robin Ince

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.

2:26pm

Swindon Advertiser: Polling station.JPGToday's BARRIE HUDSON column, on voter apathy, legal highs and the aforementioned TV "parasite" whose name we won't mention...

1:37pm

Swindon Advertiser:

One of our top searches online today is DUCK RACE. Here's why.

12:53pm

 

Swindon Advertiser: Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, whose new shop opens in Battersea next monthMay 27 milestones in ON THIS DAY, including the birthdays of Jamie Oliver, Siouxsie Sioux and Wild Bill Hickok. 

11:59am

Swindon Advertiser: FIRED SERIES THREE: Katie Hopkins

Today's READERS' LETTERS. The usual mix of politics and homophobic debate, plus an appearance from this little "parasite"...

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10:41am

Swindon Advertiser: Police tape

And here is the full update on the 15-man brawl on Sunday morning.

10:37am

Swindon Advertiser:

And here is the full story of Neil Pailor's alleged cat litter attack on his former partner.

10:33am

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.

10:26am

Swindon Advertiser:

Full story on M4 con artist Paul James, jailed for two years for a series of scams on the motorway. 

10:25am

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.
 

10:22am

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.

10:16am

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.


 

10:07am

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.

 

10:06am

Swindon Advertiser: Freshbrook Village Centre has undergone a revamp

The regenerated Freshbrook Centre is being unveiled to the public this morning. To read the previous story on the event, click here. 

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Swindon Advertiser:

And here's the back page. Full story here.

8:40am

Swindon Advertiser:

Here's today's front page. And to read the full story about Swindon's support for UKIP, click here.

8:36am

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.

8:35am

Good morning and welcome to LIVE NEWS - bringing you breaking information and links to stories throughout the website.

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