LiveLIVE NEWS: 26/06/2014

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Swindon Advertiser: GVs of Glastonbury after rain struck on Thursday night

Here's the weather forecast for the next seven days. Looks like it's set to be another wet Glastonbury this year with showers expected until Monday. 


Residents in Cobden Road are living in fear after their cars were targeted by vandals twice in the space of two weeks. Full story here.


There is heavy traffic on the A433 between the Tetbury Road and Oxleaze Road. Emergency services are attempting to assist two lorries that have attempted to go beneath the railway bridge, near the Thames Head.


Swindon Advertiser: Town's new owner Lee Power

Here's the latest on the STFC ownership case at the High Court today.


The High Court judge in Swindon Town FC ownership case will deliver a short judgement later today and a fuller judgement next week.


Swindon Advertiser:

This car ploughed off the M4 and through a fence which was preventing livestock getting on to the motorway on Tuesday. Police officers from Royal Wootton Bassett attended the scene. The fence has now been secured.


Children from Goddard Park Primary School donned historical hats this morning, to commemorate 100 years since the Great War started. 

The event, at Wharf Green, was part of a host of activities in Swindon's Great War Initiative, made possible by a £10,000 grant recently secured from the Heritage Lottery Fund. 



Latest on the crash in Ashton Keynes here.


Mass walkout set for Swindon Council service workers as hundreds of staff are set to go on strike. Full story here.


Swindon Advertiser: Christopher Baines

Fraudster Christopher Baines of Mr Woodz furniture store may be deported back to Swindon. For the latest on the court case, which was heard in America, click here.


Ashton Road, south of Ashton Keynes, is closed due to a collision. Emergency services are at the scene. Drivers should seek an alternative route.


Swindon Libraries new Malayalan book collection will be launched at the Central Library this afternoon.


Swindon Advertiser: Regent Circus development site of the new Morrisons store which is to create 180 new jobs

What do you think of the new road layout at Regent Circus? There's several unhappy people, according to this report.


Away from the courtroom, Swindon Town's home fixture with MK Dons next season has been moved to Good Friday, April 3, kick-off 3pm.


Swindon Advertiser: More superbug cases reported at GWH

Sick leave remained low at the Great Western Hospital compared to the rest of the UK, with about 213 staff recorded to have missed work each month last year. Full story here.





Here's our front page today - the wrangle over who owns Swindon Town is aired in court. We bring you a report from the first day's proceedings here.

Swindon Advertiser:


The roads appear to be busy but moving and incident-free. Check for the latest here and if you know of any delays contact the newsdesk on 01793 501806.


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