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Red Bull gives you Pings!

The roar of engines has been replaced with the ping pong of Table Tennis as Formula One stars from Red Bull Racing based in Milton Keynes gear up for the British Grand Prix.

Christian Horner challenges Daniil Kvyat Credit: ITV Anglia

The team's been at Stony Stratford Cricket Club to meet some fans and try a few different sports.

Drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat along with team director Christian Horner took a break from the track to join in the fun.

Daniel Ricciardo relaxing at Stony Stratford Credit: ITV Anglia

Organisers of this weekend's Grand Prix are expecting a record-breaking crowd for Sunday's race.

140,000 people are anticipated to descend on Northamptonshire on Sunday.

Click below to watch our report from Sarah Beecroft

Temperatures rising in the east

Temperatures are expected to reach 27 degrees this afternoon, and could be as high as 30 degrees inland.

Peterborough Lido Credit: ITV Anglia

At the Lido in Peterborough people have been enjoying the sunshine.

Sunny Silverstone village Credit: ITV Anglia

It's likely that a heatwave alert will be issued for tomorrow and rail services could be delayed.

You can see a gallery of your pictures here and there's advice on staying safe in the sun here

Warning of train delays due to heat

A track buckled due to heat Credit: Network Rail

Abellio Greater Anglia and Network Rail are warning there could be some delays in train services because of the hot weather.

Tomorrow (Wednesday) some services will have speed restrictions imposed.

"As a result of the high temperatures forecast for Wednesday 1 July, speed restrictions will be in place between London Liverpool Street and Shenfield / Southend Victoria for some of the day. These are measures introduced by Network Rail to protect the infrastructure. To assist in minimising delays, there are also some alterations planned to the evening peak timetable. We would like to apologise to customers for any inconvenience these temporary timetable changes may cause."

– Abellio Greater Anglia spokesperson

Campaign to combat human trafficking

A campaign's been launched to combat the growing problem of human trafficking in Cambridgeshire.

Trafficking campaign leaflets Credit: ITV Anglia

Police say modern-day slavery is happening across the county.

For the next month they'll be highlighting how to spot the warning signs, and urging anyone who sees anything suspicious to report it.

"We're encouraging people to look out for key signs and indicators, such as houses of multiple occupancy, people living in poor conditions, sometimes victims of human trafficking will be malnourished, sometimes they will have signs of visible injuries."

– Detective Chief Inspector Rebecca Tipping

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A14 at Cambridge closed: Second accident in 2 hours

The A14 has been closed eastbound for the second time in two hours near the Histon Interchange.

The road was closed at 10 o'clock after a 7 vehicle accident prompted police to warn drivers on the westbound carriageway not to film the accident.

At 11.45 a second accident was reported in the same area. Police say the road is currently closed.

The first A14 accident Credit: Cambridgeshire Police
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