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Toddler 'critically ill' after being found in lake

A two-year-old girl from Northampton's been taken to hospital in a critical condition after being found in a lake at Billing Aquadrome in Northamptonshire.

She was discovered on Sunday afternoon after being reported as missing. Staff at the holiday park gave life-saving treatment before medical staff arrived. She was taken to Glenfield Hospital in Leicester.

Click below to watch a report from ITV Anglia's Matthew Hudson:

Toddler found in lake 'fighting for life'

A two-year-old girl from Northampton is fighting for her life in hospital after being found in a lake at Billing Aquadrome in Northamptonshire.

It happened at 4.30pm on Sunday afternoon after the toddler had been reported as missing.

Staff at the holiday park gave life-saving treatment before medical staff arrived.

The girl is in a stable condition Glenfield Hospital in Leicester.

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Toddler fights for life in hospital

A two year old girl from Northampton is fighting for her life in hospital after being found in a lake at Billing Aquadrome.

The incident took place at around 4.45 on Sunday. The toddler had been reported as missing.

Staff at the holiday park gave life-saving treatment before medical staff arrived, she is currently being treated at the Glenfield Hospital in Leicester and she is said to be in a critical condition.

Flooded caravan park will stay shut over weekend

Billing Aquadrome, Northamptonshire Credit: ITV Anglia

People asked to leave Billing Aquadrome caravan park in Northamptonshire have been told they can't go home until Monday.

Seventy people spent the night in an evacuation centre at Lings Forum after flood warnings were issued for the river Nene. They've been allowed back to collect possessions.

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Holiday Park issues flood advice to visitors

Bosses at Billing Aquadrome have issued advice to holiday home owners, visitors and staff.

Peter Angelides, Business Development Director at the park said: “

We have been informed by the Environment Agency that due to extreme weather conditions, and for the safety of all our holiday home owners and holiday guests, we need to evacuate the park immediately.

The most important thing to us is the safety of our holiday home owners, holiday guests and staff.

We are advising all our holiday home owners and guests to return home to their residential addresses, however should this not be possible then facilities have been provided for them at the Salvation Army, Billing Brook Road.

We will ensure the site is made as safe and secure as possible before evacuation. The well-being of anyone on-site or connected with Billing Aquadrome is paramount in situations like this and we have taken the necessary action required as all responsible site owners would do.

Police and Environment Agency at Billing Aquadrome

Emergency services at Billing Aquadrome Credit: Lee Georghiou

The Environment Agency along with Northamptonshire police are evacuating the popular camp site Billing Aquadrome due to flooding of the river Nene.

All residents are being directed to the Emanuel Church on Weston Favell, Billing Brook Road, Northampton until further notice.

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