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Northampton market becomes a beach for the summer

The market square Credit: ITV Anglia

Northampton's Market Square is getting a bit of a summery makeover today - it's being turned into a beach.

A giant sand pit, complete with deck chairs and buckets and spades will be installed this morning and will be there until September.

Credit: ITV Anglia

It's the fourth year the transformation has taken place

Activities will include a penny arcade, boating lake, children's rides, games and stalls.

Credit: ITV Anglia

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Shopping centre celebrates 40th anniversary

The shopping centre is celebrating its 40th Credit: East Anglian Film Archive

A shopping centre in Northampton has been celebrating its 40th anniversary.

The Grosvenor Shopping centre was built back in 1975 and has been serving the town every since.

Credit: East Anglia Film Archive

To mark the occasion this weekend the centre held a birthday party for shoppers.

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