Swindon AdvertiserLIVE NEWS: 27/06/14 (From Swindon Advertiser)

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LIVE NEWS: 27/06/14

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5:44pm

That's it for LIVE NEWS this week. Keep checking the website over the weekend - it will be updated with any breaking news stories plus further updates on today's murder.

Have a good weekend.

5:15pm

Swindon Advertiser:

It's FILM ON FRIDAY time with Steve Webb. Three and a half reviews for you this week as Mrs Brown's Boys d'movie was not screened to critics. With good reason.

5:15pm

Wootton Bassett Road remains closed during rush hour this evening, after a lorry hit the low bridge. Avoid the area.

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3:21pm

The lorry that has hit the bridge in Wootton Bassett Road was delivering Lynx deodorants.

3:08pm

In excess of 60 police officers are involved in the random and vicious murder which took place near to the Oasis Leisure Centre earlier this morning.

3:07pm

The lorry that has hit the bridge in Wootton Bassett Road is causing traffic queues all the way back along the Great Western Way. Avoid the area.

3:02pm

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1:41pm

The Oasis Leisure Centre remains open today, despite the underpass being closed nearby for the duration of the day while the murder investigation continues.

1:23pm

More details on the murder in the early hours of this morning can be found here.

1:05pm

Police have said the man found dead in the early hours of this morning suffered multiple stab wounds in a stranger attack.

More to follow. 

12:01pm

Swindon Advertiser: The Regent Circus development

Have you come across difficulties whilst cycling around the new Regent Circus development? This story already seems to have caused a lot of debate.

11:35am

Swindon Advertiser:

The Adver's Row-a-thon, to raise money for the 160 appeal for Prospect Hospice, is in full swing in the office this morning. To find out how you can support the appeal, click here.

11:25am

The Prospect Hospice Lottery draw has been held this morning and the winner of the £1,000 top prize is 24295.     

 

11:23am

Illegal money lenders arrested in Swindon following a joint operation carried out on Wednesday morning. Full story here.

11:12am

Swindon Advertiser: Show off talents as part of festival

Don't forget, the Old Town Festival kicks off tonight, with a Caribbean themed event at Commonweal School. There will be events throughout the week. More information here.

10:51am

Swindon Advertiser:

Children from Goddard Park Primary School helped launch activities in Swindon to commemorate 100 years since the First World War yesterday. Story here.

10:32am

Stephen Porter, 50, of Nythe Road, jailed for six-and-a-half years after vicious and drunken assault on a man in Queens Park. Full story here.

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The underpass by the Oasis is expected to be closed all day while murder investigation continues.

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9:14am

Swindon Advertiser:

Here's today's front page. 

8:53am

Traffic on the M4 between J16 and J15 Eastbound is returning to normal after a broken down vehicle was removed. Live traffic updates here.

8:50am

More on the murder investigation here.

8:48am

Police have confirmed a man in his 60s has been found dead on a cycle path near Hawksworth Industrial Estate.

An area behind the Oasis has been cordoned off. Police have launched a murder enquiry. More to follow.

8:47am

Good morning and welcome to LIVE NEWS, bringing you breaking news and links to stories throughout the website during the day.

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