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West Midlands Ambulance say they've treated 460 patients at V festival so far

West Midlands Ambulance say they've treated 460 patients at V festival so far Credit: PA Pictures

West Midlands Ambulance Service say they've treated 460 patients at V festival so far.

They also say on-site ambulance crews have been called out 122 times and a total of 13 people have been taken to hospital.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “So far, the vast majority of the patients have been treated for medical issues, many already had pre-existing medical conditions but crews have also seen a large number of alcohol related cases."

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Northampton balloon Festival starts today

The annual Northampton balloon festival starts today Credit: ITV News

It's the first day of the annual Northampton Balloon Festival at Billing Aquadrome, with dozens of hot air balloons expected to take to the skies over the next three days.

The event is now in its 23rd year. Depending on the weather balloons will fly twice a day, at 6am and 6pm, today, tomorrow and Sunday.

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