LiveLIVE NEWS: 25/06/14

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Swindon Advertiser: RAIN.jpg

Weather warning. It's all about to change. Here's the seven-day forecast for Swindon.



Traffic is slow around the Croft Road area due to roadworks.

Keep up to date with traffic around Swindon here. 


Swindon Advertiser:

This week's BARRY LEIGHTON FEATURE on the day Hollywood legend Richard Burton filmed in Wiltshire, alongside hundreds of cropped-haired extras from Swindon. 



Alexander Kinninmonth and David Green of Baker Tilly have been appointed Joint Liquidators to Cakes & Ale Café. They are currently working to find a new tenant for the property.



News reporter Beren Cross is in court today for the hearing which could decide who owns Swindon Town football club. 







Coate Water Miniature Railway will unveil its brand new coach suitable for people with disabilities this weekend, following four years of fundraising.


Swindon Advertiser: Caitlin Hunt

The inquest into the death of Caitlin Hunt takes place next Tuesday at Salisbury Coroner's Court.  The Rodbourne Cheney Primary School pupil, aged nine, was killed when she was hit by a bus in Moredon Road on March 18.


Swindon Advertiser: Action from the Neilson Promotions show at the Oasis on Saturday

Neilson Promotions have defended the sport of unlicensed boxing following the tragic death of a whitecollar fighter in Nottingham. Read more here.


Swindon Advertiser: school meals generic

Primary schools in Swindon will have to fork out for kitchen and dining upgrades to ensure children in Years 1 and 2 can have free school meals.

Find out what local headteachers have to say on the issue here.



Both Lee Power and Sangita Shah have just arrived at the High Court in London. Hearing about to start to determine who owns STFC.


Reporter Beren Cross, live at the High Court, says Jed McCrory IS in attendance at the Rolls Building hearing in London. McCrory had World Cup tickets, but said this was more important.

McCrory has said he wants both Lee Power and Sangita Shah there too to thrash things out. 


Swindon Advertiser:

Henry VIII will be in Swindon town centre this afternoon to promote Horrible Histories live on stage at the Wyvern. Don't miss it!



There's been yet another accident on the roads this morning. This time on the M4 westbound between J14 and J15. Two lanes are closed and traffic is very slow. Drivers should try and find an alternative route. Live updates here.


Swindon Advertiser: Jayden-Vito Mazzotta-Drapper

Little Jayden-Vito Mazzotta-Drapper is one step closer to being able to walk after fundraisers have helped reach £21,500. Full story here.



Swindon Advertiser: Lee Power, Town's director of football operations

Reporter Beren Cross will be in the High Court in London today as the two parties claiming ownership of Swindon Town Football Club battle it out.

Follow him on Twitter @BerenCross



There's been another accident this morning, this time in Burford High Street. Two cars have been involved in a crash outside Burford Golf Club, and traffic is queuing. Avoid the area if possible.

Traffic updates here.



Swindon Advertiser:

Here's today's front page. Thank you to all of our readers for helping us raise £50,000 for Prospect Hospice. Still a long way to go though. Read more here.


For those travelling around Wiltshire, the A350 is partially blocked near to the West Wiltshire Crematorium due to an accident involving two cars and a motorbike.

Live updates here.


Wootton Bassett Road is currently blocked due to a broken down lorry between Tewkesbury Way and the Great Western Way. A lorry that is too tall to go under the railway bridge is stopped and trying to reverse. Avoid the area.

Travel updates here.


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