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LIVE NEWS: 24/06/2014
Updated 5:28pm Tuesday 24th June 2014 in Live News
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The NSPCC will formally hand back the North Swindon Family Centre to Swindon Council on July 19. The council wants to hear what residents would like to see done to the building in Atworth Close. Call 01793 466499.
The latest in a series of drug raids in Swindon has uncovered a cannabis operation at a house in Pinehurst - http://t.co/QuzMHHT2H3— @SwindonAdver007 24 June 2014
The Town Crier of Royal Wootton Bassett Owen Collier received The Wessex Chamber of Commerce Wiltshire Town Criers Cup at the Wiltshire Town Criers Championship held in Calne on Sunday.
The two parties claiming ownership of Swindon Town Football Club return to court tomorrow in a bid to settle the matter.
Swinton Reds 20 Ltd and Seebeck 87 Ltd, the holding companies of current chairman Lee Power and former chairman Jed McCrory respectively, will be represented at the Rolls Building in London with both claiming to own the club.
We'll have updated throughout the day tomorrow.
Guide Dogs is appealing for volunteers in Swindon and the surrounding area to become Puppy Walkers.
If you would like to become a Puppy Walker or request more information call 0845 371 7771 or email email@example.com.
A man who had indecent images of children on his computer tried to get a child to engage in sex acts.
Christopher Clarke, 48, of Pheasant Close, Dorcan, pleaded guilty to the string of offences which took place in June 2012. He admitted attempting to incite a child to engage in sexual activity as well as ten counts of making and one of possessing indecent images of a child and two of having extreme pornography.
The case has been adjourned until August 1. He was released on conditional bail.
No major problems reported on the roads in and around Swindon as we approach rush hour. Heavy traffic on the Wootton Bassett Road approaching Mannington Roundabout is easing. Traffic updates and cameras here.
We've reached the £50,000 mark in our attempts to raise £160,000 for Prospect Hospice. Find out how you can help us reach our target here.
The long wait for justice may finally be over for victims of the Mr Woodz store as fraudster Christopher Baines has pleaded guilty to fraud and theft at Madison Superior Court, Georgia.
Baines was handed a three year suspended sentence with seven years on probation, with a view to being deported back to Swindon to serve the five years he was sentenced to last year.
I won't pretend this will get you in the mood for the England game but here's the latest blog from Jez in Brazil. http://t.co/II1Tb8eCm8— @SwindonAdverWeb 24 June 2014
This story about Swindon teachers set to strike again is causing debate on our website - http://t.co/XYcoJXlTQd— @SwindonAdver007 24 June 2014
Today's LETTERS on getting answers from the council, traffic problems, litter and plenty more besides.
SWINDON Council to save £2m a year by renegotiating with Capita on back-office services http://t.co/rlAQ4Dgjhg @swindonadver @Michael_Benke— @EAMackley 24 June 2014
The @WyvernTheatre Flash Mob show cancelled due to poor ticket sales around the country - http://t.co/jlApQEBhw3— @SwindonAdver007 24 June 2014
Killer fails in bid to challenge DNA http://t.co/WhCJKh8L0r— @marionsauvebois 24 June 2014
Aspiring designers showcase creations @NewCollSwindon fashion show http://t.co/zDr6pAyTmo @swindonadver @marionsauvebois— @EAMackley 24 June 2014
Miles Storey close to Portsmouth move http://t.co/eckOy6puHP— @AndyWarren_ 24 June 2014
Swindon Town striker Miles Storey is close to sealing a loan move to Portsmouth. Full story here.
In his column this week, GRAHAM CARTER gets his teeth stuck into childhood obesity. Figuratively. Enjoy your lunch.
Here's Barrie Hudson's BIG INTERVIEW, featuring newly-honoured MBE Alan Nix.
Boy you cannot play must stay in Swindon Coucnil care http://t.co/fYe1gD3FQS @DominicGilbert @swindonadver— @EAMackley 24 June 2014
Simon Stead still finds it 'weird and strange' to ride against the Robins http://t.co/GDqVjROpuo— @AndyWarren_ 24 June 2014
Luongo looking to the future: MASSIMO Luongo believes next year’s Asian Cup could provide him with a good oppo... http://t.co/x83ebCVeIe— @AdverSport 24 June 2014
Check out fabulous @kitkatdixon's work at sunny vintage car display at Lydiard Park http://t.co/3VcrxuCTi0 @swindonadver @BerenCross— @EAMackley 24 June 2014
I'd never encourage irresponsible drinking but a Swindon pub will sell pints for 10p during tonight's England game. http://t.co/EtmVj84QFy— @SwindonAdverWeb 24 June 2014
No major rush-hour issues on the roads. The Great Western Way is busy but moving. Full traffic updates here.
Today's @swindonadver front page. Man accused of murdering his wife in a car crash to stand trial. http://t.co/rTUJ4SMQWa— @CJJournalist 24 June 2014
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