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LIVE NEWS: 30/05/14
Updated 5:19pm Friday 30th May 2014 in Live News
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That's all from LIVE NEWS this week. We'll be back on Monday morning but the site will continue to be updated with breaking news over the weekend. Click on the LIVE NEWS heading to see how today unfolded.
Charges dropped against two men accused of assault at The Globe January 2012 http://t.co/jbfT019ggY @swindonadver— @EAMackley 30 May 2014
Be sure to get the @swindonadver tomorrow for coverage of our Ridgeway Challenge and listen in at 7.25 to hear the walkers story on BBCWilts— @SwindonSMASH 30 May 2014
Steve Webb's gone soft in his old age. He's dished out two 7/10s in a cinema round-up that includes the latest work of Cruise, Jolie and Theron. Madness. Read his reviews here.
The council are set to renegotiate their contract with Capita, who provide many back-office services, to avoid duplication of services.— @Michael_Benke 30 May 2014
George Alexander Coogan Bright, 24, from Swindon, has died after falling from a second floor balcony of the Pattaya Hilton Hotel, situated above Central Festival Pattaya Beach, in Thailand.
More to follow.
May 30 milestones in ON THIS DAY. Worst list of celebrity birthdays we've had sees Harry Enfield pip Lenny Davidson of The Dave Clark Five for picture honours. Bad luck, Lenny.
Today's LETTERS are now online, and the rich keep getting richer, apparently.
Police and Crime Commissioner for Wilts and Swindon Angus Macpherson has suffered a heart attack while on duty http://t.co/j6gDPkdWrE— @DominicGilbert 30 May 2014
Ten co-op volunteers paint Savernake Street community hall as part of Involve Swindon initiative http://t.co/ljGIudQ1YD @swindonadver— @EAMackley 30 May 2014
Tefferson Page sentenced to six years after stabbing Toothill 'father' figure: http://t.co/O4SnChUb8k #Swindon— @BerenCross 30 May 2014
The return of the JUSTIN TOMLINSON COLUMN. The subject matter will not be a great shock to any of you...
Here's the latest in our series of features to support the 160 Appeal for Prospect Hospice - http://t.co/HbcMM8otix— @SwindonAdver007 30 May 2014
Police have confirmed that Edward Stirling, who had absconded while on licence from HMP Stocken in Leicestershire on Wednesday has been located. More to follow.
4 men admit involvement in cocaine trade at Swindon Crown Court. 6 men and 2 more women also accused http://t.co/0hBYnxu8N0 @swindonadver— @EAMackley 30 May 2014
Majority verdict of 10 to two came after more than three hours of deliberation. #Swindon #Page— @BerenCross 30 May 2014
Tefferson Page found guilty by jury of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. Sentenced to six years in prison. Serves three.— @BerenCross 30 May 2014
Police uncover 'sophisticated' cannabis factory in Park North after reports of a burglary. Man in 50s arrested http://t.co/5gXgLvFPCj— @DominicGilbert 30 May 2014
Excitment as @JahmeneDouglas prepares to headline London Rocks in Leicester Square http://t.co/rPtxOHZAwt @SwindonAdver007 @swindonadver— @EAMackley 30 May 2014
Looks likely the Madison will be sold to developers, who may look at retail opportunities with an extension into St Margaret's Retail Park.— @BerenCross 30 May 2014
Madison Hotel in Swindon will close for business on June 20. All reservations and booked events cancelled. More than 25 staff losing jobs.— @BerenCross 30 May 2014
Michael Hartshorne's family have spoken of their relief at his safe return after he went missing on Tuesday - http://t.co/7QhVgkh95w— @SwindonAdver007 30 May 2014
A new project looking to help Swindon young offenders turn their lives around launched yesterday. http://t.co/ui5Ce8fggh— @CJJournalist 30 May 2014
Police are trying to trace Edward Stirling, 46, who went AWOL after being released from prison on licence for a violent offence. Don't approach, phone 999. Read more here.
And our back page - Troy Archibald-Henville's future is not yet secured as talks with Swindon Town continue. More here.
Here's our front page - The family of Sean Connolly, mysteriously stricken India in 2012, hope he can make a recovery after he responds to music. Read the full story here.
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