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Rail passengers in Swindon are facing delays this afternoon after a person was hit by a train between London Paddington and Slough. Delays are expected to last until 6.45pm.
All lines between Paddington and Reading have been stopped since 3.40pm.
There's a foodie revolution in Bassett, plus the woman who started her own business after appearing on Masterchef. That and plenty more in this week's MENU.
Old Town antiques shop closes for last time after death of Ann Farthing http://t.co/g2OEpv7BQt @swindonadver— @EAMackley 01 August 2014
Just received a statement from Averies Recycling claiming that the Environment Agency is slowing the process of putting the 11 day blaze out— @CJJournalist 01 August 2014
The Prospect Hospice Lottery draw was held today and the winner of the £1,000 prize is number 59299.
It's FILM ON FRIDAY with Steve Webb, including reviews for Step Up 5, Guardians Of The Galaxy and The Nut Job.
Rosco likens his GB captain to Tony Rickardsson http://t.co/UaFFQSCHa7— @AndyWarren_ 01 August 2014
Unions will escalate pay dispute in autumn http://t.co/SoaozgRlRz @swindonadver— @EAMackley 01 August 2014
Boy who lied about fighting off three attackers in fake robbery gets verbal warning from police. http://t.co/TML1DGTZzI— @SwindonAdverWeb 01 August 2014
Here's a LIST of 10 things to do in and around Swindon this weekend - http://t.co/y6gWxoTjdO— @SwindonAdver007 01 August 2014
The sentencing of Luke O'Brien, who was due at Swindon Crown Court this morning, charged with four robberies in five days, has been adjourned until September 2.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery that occurred in the Shaw Village Centre, at approximately 9pm on Wednesday, July 31. More to follow.
The westbound exit sliproad on the M4 at J16 Swindon West will be closed on Thursday, August 7, between 8pm and 6am. The diversion will be clearly signposted.
Firefighters have announced a further eight days of strike action. Have your say here - http://t.co/qkN2D9oQ8S— @SwindonAdver007 01 August 2014
Phew! Let's all breathe a silent sigh of relief: the quiet carriage is staying on @FGW services says @swindonadver http://t.co/xLiUqUXhRy— @mrbenmccormack 01 August 2014
Luke O'Brien, 24, of no fixed abode, will be sentenced today for four counts of robbery in the town in the space of five days. He is also charged with the robbery of 65-year-old Jennifer Legg on May 13.
Today's @swindonadver front page. Concerns that the Averies Recycling fire could contaminate the River Cole. http://t.co/OjUA6AI6e6— @CJJournalist 01 August 2014
North Swindon teen admits lying to police about crutches stolen in Redhouse mugging http://t.co/6fwU9fEqCo @swindonadver @DominicGilbert— @EAMackley 01 August 2014
Beechcroft Road is currently blocked due to an accident at Dores Road. Avoid the area.
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