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LIVE NEWS: 30/06/14
Updated 5:38pm Monday 30th June 2014 in Live News
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Heavy rain did not stop people attending Old Town Festival http://t.co/3HcLbCIWik @swindonadver @BerenCross— @EAMackley 30 June 2014
This week's weather in the seven-day forecast for Swindon.
@swindonadver reveals real cost of #IllegalTobacco in #Swindon http://t.co/RFha7BizIU— @Swindonnews 30 June 2014
Custom-made coach for diabsled children launched at Coate Water Miniature Railway http://t.co/3ntSq9L52F @swindonadver @marionsauvebois— @EAMackley 30 June 2014
There has been an accident near Purton Way. Avoid the area as there are long delays.
More tributes have been paid to murdered Tom Rogers.
His family, Roy, Dawn and Karen Rogers said: "Even though we live overseas, we have all enjoyed regular contact with Tom. Words cannot describe the sadness and devastation we all feel at this time. We sincerely appreciate all of the thoughts, prayers and support we have received."
Part three of our series celebrating Swindon's greatest headline makers is available online now, featuring probably the most famous of the lot...
David Rogers, 35, the son of murdered Tom Rogers has paid tribute to his dad. He said: "I really feel his loss and will always miss my Dad."
Lee Power and Jed McCrory will be back in the High Court tomorrow to hear the judgement on who owns #stfc.— @BerenCross 30 June 2014
Today's delve into the Adver archives revisits British soft-porn queen Fiona Richmond 'performing' in Swindon. Filth. http://t.co/khn9kR4M1R— @SwindonAdverWeb 30 June 2014
#Misfits?: Offenders on community service help create Nythe allotments. http://t.co/qvwXRbaY9V @swindonadver @Michael_Benke @dale_heenan— @EAMackley 30 June 2014
The footpath where Tom Rogers, 60, was murdered last week is set to remain closed until the middle of this week.
Kai Connolly, 24, of County Road, who is accused of rape and sexual assault has been released on bail by a judge. He is said to have committed the alleged offences on the same woman between Thursday November 7 and Sunday November 10 last year. The case was adjourned until September 12.
Today's LETTERS. There are some epic rants plus a contribution from 90s favourite Carol Smillie (or, more likely, her PR team).
This week's GRAHAM CARTER COLUMN sees our resident ageing codger attempt to get his head around the latest playground craze.
How do you think Thamesdown Drive could be made safer? Join the debate and let us know here.
A Swindon man has been jailed for nine months after throttling a woman in a drunken attack - http://t.co/bBlFwY0tdx— @SwindonAdver007 30 June 2014
Adopted stray Bob knows everyone in Taw Hill http://t.co/cel5rzt24A @swindonadver @HarrietMaltby— @EAMackley 30 June 2014
Here's what Peter Kildemand had to say after his wild evening in PARKEN. Stunning stuff http://t.co/skVPOhwxwM— @AndyWarren_ 30 June 2014
Sanford House in the town centre has reopened this morning as the new Swindon Advice and Support Centre. Story here.
Here is today's front page. For the latest on the Swindon murder, click here.
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