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LIVE NEWS: 27/06/14
Updated 7:46pm Friday 27th June 2014 in Live News
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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.
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.
Wootton Bassett Road remains closed during rush hour this evening, after a lorry hit the low bridge. Avoid the area.
Part one of Swindon's 160 greatest headline makers. Interesting, if you like that kind of thing. http://t.co/7bTH4jYd7v— @SwindonAdverWeb 27 June 2014
Here's my restaurant review on The Runner, in Wootton Bassett Road, formerly The Running Horse -http://t.co/idvvBgNfw2— @SwindonAdver007 27 June 2014
The lorry that has hit the bridge in Wootton Bassett Road was delivering Lynx deodorants.
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.
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.
Traffic jam from lorry stuck in #Swindon all the way down Great Western Way. http://t.co/FpH2qzcxDu— @gazzaloz 27 June 2014
Lorry hit railway bridge on Wotton Bassett road no police there yet however! http://t.co/VhVvo3twuM— @cllrfay 27 June 2014
Billie Piper to run fictional newspaper The Free Press in satirical play next week http://t.co/ZVUAaC9sBe @Michael_Benke @swindonadver— @EAMackley 27 June 2014
The Oasis Leisure Centre remains open today, despite the underpass being closed nearby for the duration of the day while the murder investigation continues.
More details on the murder in the early hours of this morning can be found here.
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.
Have you come across difficulties whilst cycling around the new Regent Circus development? This story already seems to have caused a lot of debate.
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.
The Prospect Hospice Lottery draw has been held this morning and the winner of the £1,000 top prize is 24295.
Illegal money lenders arrested in Swindon following a joint operation carried out on Wednesday morning. Full story here.
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.
Children from Goddard Park Primary School helped launch activities in Swindon to commemorate 100 years since the First World War yesterday. Story here.
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.
Body of man in his 60s which had lain in situ now being removed from site http://t.co/eISCQM76Fn— @DominicGilbert 27 June 2014
Private ambulance and an extra unit now arrived on scene http://t.co/4lWdhDsi9R— @DominicGilbert 27 June 2014
The underpass by the Oasis is expected to be closed all day while murder investigation continues.
Skate park now being cordoned off as officers investigate nearby woods http://t.co/7Lb9bDdOLd— @DominicGilbert 27 June 2014
Here's today's front page.
Traffic on the M4 between J16 and J15 Eastbound is returning to normal after a broken down vehicle was removed. Live traffic updates here.
More on the murder investigation here.
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.
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