LiveLIVE NEWS: 13/08/14

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That's it for LIVE NEWS today. We'll be back tomorrow and we'll also have a LIVE A-Levels blog running all morning from 8.30am. The website will be updated with any breaking news stories during the evening.



Swindon Town owe Wiltshire Police almost £30,000 in unpaid fees. More information here and more to follow.



Swindon Advertiser: Firefighters from Drove fire station in Swindon started their fourth strike at 10am yesterday morning

Swindon People's Assembly have joined striking firefighters at Drove Road Fire Station today. The firefighters are protesting against a Government move to raise retirement age and increase pension contributions.



An accident at Bathurst Road, at Graham Street, has now been cleared and traffic returned to normal.


More on those petrol thefts here. 


Wiltshire Police are appealing for information regarding a series of fuel thefts from the same petrol station in Swindon. More to follow.



Swindon Town will discover who they will face in the second round of the Capital One Cup when the draw is made later this evening.

The Robins beat Luton Town 2-1 at Kenilworth Road last night, thanks to a brace from Michael Smith, to reach the next stage and are in with a shout of facing Premier League giants such as Manchester United and Newcastle United.

The draw will be made on Sky Sports this evening, following the conclusion of the televised first-round tie between Coventry City and Cardiff City.


One lane of the M4 is closed due to a broken down vehicle, westbound between J14 and J20. Expect delays. Live traffic updates here. 


Swindon Advertiser: SCH1709H12 A Levels.JPG

It's A-Level results day tomorrow. We'll be running a live blog all morning, keeping you up-to-date with how Swindon's students have performed.


Swindon Advertiser:

The family of tragic Ashley Mckinnon gathered at the spot where he died yesterday, on what would have been his 18th birthday.






No major problems reported on the roads around Swindon today. Live traffic updates can be found here.


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