Northampton

Wellingborough carnival cancelled due to rain

An Olympic themed carnival and Party in the Park due to attract thousands of people to Wellingborough this weekend has been cancelled due to rain.

The town's council made the decision following severe weather warnings and heavy rainfall.

Fields became waterlogged and lorries setting up for the event became stuck in mud.

A meeting on whether the event will be rescheduled will be held by the council after the weekend.

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