LiveLIVE NEWS: 23/06/2014

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That's it for LIVE NEWS today. We'll be back tomorrow morning. The website will be updated throughout the night with any breaking news stories.


The roads in and around Swindon appear to be clear this evening but if you having any troubles on your way home from work let the newsdesk know on 01793 501806. Check here for updates.




Winter really is coming as staff at the GWH are already planning for the rush expected for during their busiest period this year. Read what's going on here.

Swindon Advertiser: Dr Elizabeth Price from GWH, who is one of those helping to plan for the increase in patients likely to occur over winter




Here's a report from Ian Walter's court hearing today in Nottingham. The 50-year-old, of Nythe, could face trial next year for murder. 



Ian Walters will face trial for murder after his case was adjourned when he appeared at Nottingham Crown court this afternoon. More details to follow.


For those of you with high-speed broadband, here's a story about Swindon Council putting up £1.5m to help those without it.

Swindon Advertiser: Peter Goodfellow wants fast speed broadband at Haydon Wick and Priory Vale. He is pictured outside the BT station in North Swindon


Some of you may have seen this man out and about in the town centre. Ian Pounds is back in court again... Read why here.

Swindon Advertiser: Ian Pounds



Ridgeway Farm, soon to be developed into 700 homes, appears to have been the home of a poor family in the Iron Age more than 2,000 years ago. Read more about what archaeologists found here.

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Swindon Advertiser: Emma Pearse with her garden cake

Look at the cake, LOOK AT IT! The very definition of too good looking to eat. See and read more about the Big Swindon College Bake Off here.


Ian Walters, 50, of Tregantle Walk, Nythe, is up in court this morning facing a charge of murder over the death of his wife Tracy Maria Walters, 48, in a car crash on the M1 in March. We'll bring you the latest as we get it. 


Paige Armstrong had to learn to walk again after a crash on the A419 when her boyfriend at the time lost control by going too fast. Read her stark warning to young drivers here.

Swindon Advertiser: Paige Armstrong, the  ex-girlfriend of Daniel Penny who crashed his car with her in it


Traffic appears to be quite clear around the town this morning. Check for the latest updates here. If you know any different please get in touch with the newsdesk on 01793 501806.


Don't forget to pick up your copy of the Tapes Up supplement this week in the Adver as Swindon steal a win at Leicester. Read reaction here.

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Here's our front page today - head of the town's feminist network blasts a controversial guide to Swindon's sex workers, as police ask to see the book. Read it here.

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