Ortons

Ortons

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.

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UK's largest Inflatable Play Park coming to Peterborough

The UK's largest Inflatable Play Park is coming to Peterborough.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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
CCTV of the robbery

Peterborough man, who held-up Orton newsagents at knife point in ‘heinous’ robbery, is jailed

A man who robbed a newsagents at knife point and made off with more than £8,500 has been jailed.

Crime
The scene of the crash on Sunday. Photo: Chris Pye

Classic car involved in lamp post crash in Peterborough

A man suffered minor injuries after his classic car left the road and hit a lamp post in Peterborough on Sunday.

Transport
Magpas Air Ambulance

Air ambulance called to medical emergency in Orton Malborne

The air ambulance landed at an address in Peterborough today after an elderly man required critical care treatment.

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DASHCAM FOOTAGE: Peterborough driving instructor angered as lorry’s overtake forces learner off the road

DASHCAM FOOTAGE: Peterborough driving instructor angered as lorry’s overtake forces learner off the road

A Peterborough driving instructor has hit out at the lorry driver who today, Wednesday, forced his car, driven by a student off the road in a dangerous overtaking manoeuvre.

Transport
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Peterborough chippy named as one of the best in the UK

A Peterborough chippy has been named as one of the 50 Best Fish & Chip Takeaways 2017.

Business
The scene of the crash in  in Orton Goldhay. Photo:  George Thanickal

UPDATE: Two women and a child hospitalised after Orton Goldhay crash

Two women and a child were taken to hospital following a serious crash in Peterborough last night, Thursday May 5.

Transport
The scene of the crash in  in Orton Goldhay. Photo:  George Thanickal

Police, fire and ambulance crews close Peterborough road after car crash

Police, fire and ambulance crews are at the scene of a serious collision in Peterborough this evening, Thursday May 4.

Transport
The air ambulance coming in to land in Orton Goldhay on Saturday. PHOTO: @squeazy

Air ambulance called after woman’s body is found in Orton Goldhay

Police have said they are not treating the death of a woman in Orton Goldhay as suspicious.

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