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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

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


MK Teenager's film tackles "childhood Alzheimers"

Carl Mason's film Credit: Carl Mason

A 16 year-old from Milton Keynes has made a film to raise awareness about a rare form of dementia.

Carl Mason decided to make it after he met a local 10 year-old girl Hollie Carter.

She had Niemann Pick Type C which is sometimes called "childhood Alzheimers".

He said he wanted to give children like her a voice. So far his video has been seen more than 13 thousand times

Anglia Weather: How hot will it get?

Following a cool summer so far, a brief blast of heat is expected during the next few days - peaking on Wednesday. The weather charts below show how hot it could get where you are.

Predicted temperatures this Wednesday in Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Many inland and western parts of the Anglia region will reach or exceed 30ºC.

Somewhere in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, or Northamptonshire could reach 33ºC - the highest temperature for two years.

There's a small chance that the mercury will rise to 34ºC - making it the hottest day since 2006.

Predicted temperatures this Wednesday in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex. Credit: ITV News Anglia

For relief from the heat, you'd need to head to the east coast, where an onshore breeze will keep temperatures in the low to mid 20s Celsius.


Dons chairman gets honorary degree

Pete Winkelman Credit: Cranfield University

MK Dons chairman Pete Winkelman has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree at Cranfield University.

It capped off a great summer for the Dons chairman, who recently celebrated Karl Robinson's side securing promotion to the Championship.

"I am extremely honoured and humbled to receive this wonderful award from Cranfield University.

"They are a world-class institution playing an important and integral part in the economic and community development of our South East/Midlands region."

– Pete Winkelman
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