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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.