Ortons

Ortons

Process begins to move travellers on from Orton Goldhay

Travellers have set up an encampment in Orton Goldhay.

Politics
The Magpas air ambulance

Air ambulance called to Peterborough after woman suffers fall

The Magpas air ambulance was called to Peterborough over the weekend after a woman suffered a fall.

News
Peterborough Police News

Description released of man wanted for series of sexual offences in Peterborough, including sexual assault on teenage girl

Peterborough police have released a description of the man they are hunting for following a series of sexual offences in the city.

Crime
Peterborough Police

Manhunt launched in Peterborough after police link series of sexual offences, including sexual assault, to single man

Police are investigating a series of incidents in a Peterborough woodland including indecent exposures, sexual assault and an attempted robbery.
Crime
The scene of the crash in Orton Malborne in Peterborough. Photo: @roadpoliceBCH

Driver on mobile phone crashes head-on into tree after trying to flee from police in Peterborough

A driver, caught using his mobile phone at the wheel by police in Peterborough, left the road and crashed head-on into a tree in an attempt to flee officer this afternoon.

Transport
The Orton Centre

NOSTALGIA: The formation of The Ortons - Allegros, art and the Cheeky Girls

The Ortons were originally the historic villages of Longueville and Waterville but in the 70s the area was transformed into a modern township as part of the city’s expansion.

Nostalgia

Peterborough street evacuated as bomb squad called to 'suspicious device'

Residents have been evacuated from a street in Peterborough this afternoon to allow the bomb squad to investigate reports of a suspicious device.
News
Bryan and Zoe

First ever marathon is no sweat for 77-year-old Bryan

It is never too late to run your first marathon, even at the age of 77.

News
The demonstration outside McColl's EMN-180326-134256009

Demonstration to save crucial city Post Offices

A campaign to stop Post Offices in the Ortons from disappearing led to demonstrations on Monday, with the national co-leader of the Green Party even taking part.

News

UK's largest Inflatable Play Park coming to Peterborough

The UK's largest Inflatable Play Park is coming to Peterborough.
News
The cannabis farm uncovered by police in Peterborough this morning

Man arrested after police uncover cannabis farm in Peterborough

A 19-year-old has been arrested after a cannabis farm was uncovered at a property in Peterborough.

Crime

Claire’s journey from Orton to Jamestown

A Peterborough actress is shining a new light on one of the most infamous stories in history as part of a smash hit TV series.

Whats on
Post Office

LETTER: Fears over future of Peterborough Post Offices

Rumours that the Martin’s newsagents in Orton Goldhay and the one in Orton Malborne are to close in coming months immediately sparks concerns about the future of the local post office counters located inside these branches.

Your Say

PICTURE & VIDEO SPECIAL: 1,000 join Peterborough walk to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society

Clouds lifted for the sun to shine on more than 1,000 people gathered to unite against dementia at the Memory Walk, which was held at Ferry Meadows on Sunday, and aims to raise £120,000 for Alzheimer’s Society.

News
LETTER: Peterborough cyclist texted while pedalling

LETTER: Peterborough cyclist texted while pedalling

I feel obliged to bring to your attention a situation that occurred on September 7 at 7.45am that involved a student who was cycling along Church Drive, Orton Waterville.

Your Say
Do you recognise these people?

Police hunt armed gang after mother and 18-month-old child threatened at knifepoint in Peterborough

Police have released two e-fits following an incident in Peterborough where an 18-month-old child and mother was threatened with a knife.

Crime
An image shows how the proposed Lidl store will appear once completed.

Job-creating Lidl supermarket to be focal point of British Sugar’s Peterborough site redevelopment

A Lidl supermarket creating 40 jobs will be the centrepiece of a multi-million pound redevelopment of British Sugar’s head office site in Peterborough.

Business
The drugs recovered by police

Man and teenage boy arrested after drugs raid in Orton Goldhay

A man and a teenage boy were arrested after a drugs warrant was executed at a property in Orton Goldhay.

Crime
Graffiti at The Orchards , Orton Waterville

LETTER: Graffiti eyesore around the Ortons can still be seen a year on

It is almost a whole year now that residents (and visitors) within the Townships of the Ortons have had to witness graffiti on numerous items of street furniture along with brick walls and wooden fences (property owners and landlords) making no attempts to remove the blight.

Your Say
Police news

Warning over suspicious man targeting vulnerable residents in Orton area

Police are appealing for help to identify a suspicious male who was cold calling in the Beckingham area of Orton Goldhay

Crime
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