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Do you recognise this man? Police seek key witness in Northampton death investigation

Police believe this man may have been a key witness to a fight which left a man with fatal injuries.
Police believe this man may have been a key witness to a fight which left a man with fatal injuries. Credit: Northamptonshire Police.

Police believe this man may have been a key witness to a fight in Northampton town centre which left a 61-year-old fatally injured.

It is thought George Wedderburn, of Byfield Road, St James, was injured after intervening in the fight at Abington Square in the early hours of last Sunday.

He died six days later in hospital.

Police have released this image of a man they think may have tried to act as a peacemaker.

Officers would like him or anyone who knows him to contact them on 101.

Daniel Tero, 22, of Burleigh Road, Kingsthorpe Hollow, has been charged with assault.

He is due to appear at Northampton Crown Court on Wednesday September 3.

Man, 61, dies after intervening in fight

A man has died after intervening in a fight in Northampton.
A man has died after intervening in a fight in Northampton. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

A man who is thought to have intervened in a fight in Northampton town centre earlier this month has died.

George Wedderburn, who was 61, suffered a serious head injury in the early hours of Sunday, August 17.

Northamptonshire Police said they believed he had intervened in a fight at Abington Square, close to Steffans jewellers, just before 3.45am.

He was taken to Northampton General Hospital for treatment but died six days later on Saturday, August 23.

Police are now keen to trace a man who they believe may have tried to act as a peacemaker.

He was a tall, white man in his early 20s. He had a small beard and wore a blue t-shirt and glasses.

A 22-year-old man, Daniel Tero, of Burleigh Road, Kingsthorpe Hollow, has already appeared at Northampton Magistrates' Court charged with assault.

He is due to appear at Northampton Crown Court on Wednesday September 3.

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Do you know where police can find Matthew Clarke?

Police are keen to find a man who may have information about a number of burglaries that took place in Northampton in July.

Police want to trace Matthew Clarke
Police want to trace Matthew Clarke Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Officers would like to speak to 25-year-old Matthew Clarke, of no fixed address, who they believe may have information that could help with their enquiries.

Mr Clarke, or anyone who may know of his whereabouts, is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

Northamptonshire sisters to fly back from the Philippines with seriously ill father

Peter Robinson is almost completely paralysed.
Peter Robinson is almost completely paralysed. Credit: The Robinson's.

Two sisters from Northamptonshire who flew to the Philippines to bring home their seriously ill father are flying back with him today.

Peter Robinson is almost completely paralysed after having a stroke in June.

Dianne Sutton and Dale Robertson, Peter's daughters.
Dianne Sutton and Dale Robertson, Peter's daughters. Credit: ITV News Anglia

His family have raised more than £20,000 to pay for flights and medical bills.

They say people have been incredibly generous.

Read more: Sisters fly out to the Philippines

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Northampton Balloon Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary

Northampton Balloon Festival.
Northampton Balloon Festival. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

More than 40 hot air balloons from across the country have gathered in Northampton for the start of the town's balloon festival.

The popular event at Billing Aquadrome is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

At 6am today, the balloons took off for their first flight.

They will fly again at 6pm and the festival runs until Sunday.

Northampton Balloon Festival is well underway

Reporter Olivia Paterson and cameraman Jonathon Stevens have been up, up and away in a hot air balloon to get some fantastic shots of the festival.

Olivia Paterson tweets from the Northampton balloon festival

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Pilots briefing underway. Conditions looking good. About 20 balloons expected to take off this morning @itvanglia http://t.co/YmEYuiR0Gi

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