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LIVE NEWS: 11/07/14
Updated 5:16pm Friday 11th July 2014 in Live News
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That's it from LIVE NEWS for today. The website will be updated with any breaking stories over the weekend and we'll also have updates from RIAT too.
Have a good weekend.
Dennis Smith has made it through to round two of the European Darts Open in Germany, but Johnny Haines has bowed out.
Smith beat William O'Connor 6-4 while Haines lost 6-1 to Andy Smith on the main stage in Dusseldorf.
Thamesdown Transport’s Operations Director, David Burch, has retired after almost 36 years at the bus company.
David joined Thamesdown in 1978 as Traffic Superintendent, when the company was part of the then Thamesdown Borough Council.
Chris Aubrey has lost his first round match at the European Darts Open in Germany, going down 6-1 to Jamie Lewis.
Troy Batchelor represents Swindon in the British GP in Cardiff tomorrow, and will be giving his all as he tries to repeat his superb performance in Copenhagen last time out.
“To get 20 points last time against those guys was amazing and everything went right, but sometimes it can got the opposite way and you get two gate threes and are out after every track grade and you just don’t have things going right.
“I’ll definitely go out there with a positive attitude and see what happens for me. If you go out and have a good first race you know you are on the money and you can work from there.”
YOU CAN READ A FULL INTERVIEW WITH BATCHELOR IN TOMORROW'S ADVER
Police appealing for information following another spate of graffiti in Gorse Hill.
Full story here.
Wiltshire Police are appealing for information regarding a series of fuel thefts from Sainsbury’s in Oxford Road. More to follow.
Rival dance schools unite @WyvernTheatre to raise £5,000 for terminal cancer patient Ann-Marie Burgess http://t.co/dYf1NEojcD @swindonadver— @EAMackley 11 July 2014
Homes that didn't have their rubbish collected yesterday are being told household waste will be taken by the end of next week.— @Michael_Benke 11 July 2014
Police have released a witness appeal to an assault at the Number 8 bus stop in Fleming Way on July 4. More information here.
Swindon's three representatives at the European Darts Open have discovered their opponents this morning. Click here to find out who Dennis Smith, Chris Aubrey and Johnny Haines will play.
The Prospect Hospice Lottery has been drawn today. The winning number of the £1,000 prize is 34701.
Dancers give their all for the 160 appeal http://t.co/bypRNxPmPf— @marionsauvebois 11 July 2014
Mental health care to get cash boost http://t.co/jaf6lfcFu5— @marionsauvebois 11 July 2014
Swindon Town have two new trialists. Ibrahim Kargbo and Elikem Amenku will play a part at Yate and Supermarine this weekend. #stfc— @SamMorshead_SA 11 July 2014
Prince Charles is due at the Royal International Air Tattoo at 2.45pm today.
There were 13 incidents during the latest firefighter strike. More information here.
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