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LIVE NEWS: 07/07/14
Updated 5:46pm Monday 7th July 2014 in Live News
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Swindon hosts first gay marriage fair at Mercure South Marston http://t.co/SbKybVTTBt @DominicGilbert @swindonadver— @EAMackley 07 July 2014
The new Tadpole Farm school is taking shape & prospective pupils were invited along last week- http://t.co/CtyV9R99Yb http://t.co/xynKngeVDv— @SwindonAdver007 07 July 2014
In this week's REWIND, we crack the great Cricklade Saxon pot hoax.
We'll be giving away free bread to our readers this week. See above for details.
Final service for 263-year-old Stratton Green Baptist Church http://t.co/NM8Fqtgf9a @swindonadver @DominicGilbert— @EAMackley 07 July 2014
Swindon Town announce friendly with Leeds Utd on Tues, July 29. Seems Charlton fixture has disappeared.— @SamMorshead_SA 07 July 2014
Robins rider Peter Kildemand enjoyed a good weekend at the European Championship in Germany, finishing second behind Nicki Pedersen.
"It was a hard meeting because there were some really good riders there, so to get on the rostrum is great," he said.
"The track was hard because only two of the gates were really working but it's a really good way to start the series.
You can read a full interview with the Dane in tomorrow's Advertiser.
GC goes back to school in this week's GRAHAM CARTER COLUMN.
Thousands head to Barbury for 10th horse trials including Zara Philips and Andrew Nicholson http://t.co/2It4TqYw5h @swindonadver— @EAMackley 07 July 2014
Our biggest online postbag yet has just been uploaded in the LETTERS section. A couple of dozen new entries for you with smuggling, dreadful roads and the Old Town Festival included in the subject matter.
http://t.co/W66kL9vnhN thank you for the article @EAMackley @swindonadver good to share our success as ever!— @churchfieldssn3 07 July 2014
Seven suspects have been arrested in early morning raids today in connection with football related disorder earlier this year. More follows— @DominicGilbert 07 July 2014
Strange priorities here > Mechanics’ is at risk from bus changes (From @swindonadver) http://t.co/ITSU6O4K2m— @APaulDunn 07 July 2014
The Great Western Hospital has spent £85,000 over the past 3 years to cope with obese patients - http://t.co/Bk52H7ILAG— @SwindonAdver007 07 July 2014
Thousandsa turn out for Old Town Festival after week of events and activites http://t.co/sxwMDKgq4e @swindonadver @marionsauvebois— @EAMackley 07 July 2014
More information on the £130m of investment towards infrastructure in Swindon and Wiltshire can be found here.
The government has allocated £23m of funding to build a tunnel under M4 linking the Wichelstowe development with the rest of Swindon.— @Michael_Benke 07 July 2014
One lane of the slipbound on the M4 J16 is closed due to a broken down lorry. Live traffic updates here.
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