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Teenage girl reported missing in Northampton

Courtney Roberts is missing. Credit: Northamptonshire Police

A 16-year-old girl from Northampton has been reported missing.

Courtney Roberts was last seen in in Kingsley Road, Northampton, at around 11am on Friday 21 August.

She is described as white, about 5ft 5ins tall, red shoulder length hair, blue eyes and with a Liverpool accent.

She was last seen wearing a Northampton Academy jumper and blazer, black trousers and black shoes.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101.

Fire hits Northampton car workshop

Fire crews at the scene of a car workshop fire in Northampton Credit: ITV News Anglia

Firefighters spent some of this afternoon tackling a fire at a car workshop in Northampton. Four crews were called to the garage on Ruskin Road in Kingsthorpe at about twenty past two. Some of the roads nearby were closed as the flames were brought under control. Nobody was injured and the cause of the fire is still unknown.

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Man appears in court charged with 'cold case' murder

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a pensioner in Northampton more than 20 years ago.

Stuart Jenkins who is 39 and from Ossett, in West Yorkshire, spoke only to confirm his name and enter a not guilty plea during a short hearing at Northampton Crown Court.

The body of 76-year-old Arthur Brumhill was found in the basement of Denton's pet and garden shop on the town's Wellingborough Road on January 22 1993.

Jenkins was charged in May this year with his murder after officers from Northamptonshire Police reviewed the case.

He will next appear at court in December with a trial starting next spring.

Arthur Brumhill who was murdered in Northampton in 1993 Credit: ITV News Anglia

Getting ready for broadcast at Northampton's balloon festival

Aidan McGivern getting ready for tonight's broadcast at 6pm Credit: ITV News Anglia

Here's a quick picture of our weather presenter Aidan McGivern and cameraman Lee Georghiou getting ready for tonight's ITV News Anglia at 6pm.

We will be live at the festival and have a full report from the skies of Northamptonshire too.

Northampton Balloon Festival Credit: ITV News Anglia
The ITV News Anglia team getting ready for broadcast Credit: ITV News Anglia

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Up and away for Northampton's Balloon Festival

Thousands of people will head to Northamptonshire this weekend for the 26th annual Balloon Festival. It's the second largest event of its kind in the UK.

ITV News Anglia's Sarah Cooper took a trip up in a hot air balloon. Click below to watch her report over the skies of Northamptonshire.

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