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LIVE NEWS: 16/07/14
Updated 5:06pm Wednesday 16th July 2014 in Live News
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Cabinet member for children’s services Councillor Fionuala Foley (Con, Chiseldon and Lawn) has defended the council's decision to close half of the town's children's centres. She said: “With this move I have made sure the most vulnerable children will be protected. There are some areas where parents will have to travel further and for that I am sorry. But while it may be inconvenient they will still have access to a centre."
Swindon Town supporters will be able to watch the Robins in action at Eastleigh tomorrow night for just £8.
In cricket news, Lechlade captain Joe Breet is not part of the Wiltshire team which is scheduled to face Devon at Devizes from Sunday.
The M4 junction 14 sliproad westbound has reopened following an earlier incident in which three youths were seen setting fire to grass beside the carriageway.
Swindon Town have released ticket prices for the upcoming friendly against Leeds United.
The government have given Swindon Travel Choices £750,000 to help regenerate the town centre by improving travel routes.— @Michael_Benke 16 July 2014
Staff and pupils at Highworth Warneford are celebrating after the Government awarded the school just over £1.8million for a new sports centre.
The council is proposing to close half of the town's children's centre in the latest cost-cutting measures. Have your say on the drastic action here.
Police in North Swindon are hunting for three youths following an attempted robbery of a 15-year-old boy who was on crutches. The incident happened last night between 5.30pm and 6pm on the footpath adjacent to Oakhurst Way, near Fitwell Road.
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