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NOSTALGIA: Can you spot the Peterborough landmarks?

Today’s picture is a fantastic aerial of the city centre taken sometime before work began on Queensgate shopping centre in 1978.

Fisherman Original 1980

Gone fishing....

David Gibbons was photographed fishing on the banks of the River Nene in Peterborough in 1980.

Turkish Kitchen in New Road, Peterborough city centre.

Great food but the bill left a bit of a sour taste

I couldn’t get enough of the Turkish Kitchen when it opened towards the end of 2015 and my love affair with food from that region was in full flow.

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Pictured 30 years ago is the Peterborough indoor cricket team that played in the Fosters National League.  They are pictured before a 37-run win over Wellingborough at the Shrewsbury Avenue stadium in which skipper Bob Milne and Andy Vernum starred with the bat. From the left are, back, Ged McDougall, John McDougall, Richie Baines, Bob Milne, Adrian Cade, Alan McQueen, John Cozens, front, Richard Johnson, Andy Vernum, Andy Walker, Gary Whitbread and Glynn Starr.

LOOKING BACK: Three Peterborough ice hockey players sacked after heavy defeat

Peterborough Pirates sacked three players after a 21-1 defeat by Solihull 20 years ago.

Thornton on Thursday column with Peterborough Telegraph's deputy editor Nigel Thornton -

Faye’s brave family succeeded where the Government failed

I can’t begin to imagine how grieving dad Neil Burdett finds the will to go on with life. One year ago Neil and his wife Jenny lost their two-year-old daugher Faye to meningitis B.

Watergall School, Bretton

LOOKING BACK: How many of these Peterborough schools can you name?

A new school seems to pop up in Peterborough on a regular basis - one of the inevitable by- products of a growing city.

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Pulling away in 1982.

Keith has ticket to ride

Keith Hardy was a station chargeman at Peterborough railway station, working on platforms 4 and 5 from 1980 to 1993. He started working for the railways aged 15 as a yard messenger and also worked as a railway guard and shunted in the yards. Remembering the picture he said: “On that day in 1982 a woman and her two children were saying goodbye to their nanny and grandad, who were travelling to Somerset.”

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Maccaloo Restaurant at Crowland Road, Eye EMN-170702-090936009

Restaurant review: Maccaloo gastro pub at Eye Green

I spoke to chef Adam on the telephone a couple of weeks ago and was impressed by his passion for the food he cooks up at Maccaloo in Eye Green.

Pictured 30 years ago is the Freemans team that played in Division Two of the Peterborough League. The picture was taken before a 3-0 win over Ramsey Town Reserves with Dale Hodgson hitting all three goals. From theleft are, back, Jim Childs (trainer), Mark Caston, Dave Holding, Graham Marshall, Tony Allen, Dick Burkett, Dale Hodgson, Derek Latronico, front, Tom Purdy, Bob Kuch, Stuart Weston, Tom Flynn (manager) and Ian Gascoigne.

LOOKING BACK: Ramsey Town reach the PFA Senior Cup final

Ramsey Town reached the PFA Senior Cup final 50 years ago by beating Perkins 7-1.

Ba Shoh which is to become a multi-cuisine restaurant.

Ba Shoh goes on ... with multi-cuisine menu and cocktails

When it opened in November 2015, Ba Shoh was heralded as a bright new star on the Indian cuisine scene in Peterborough.

Looking Back

When engineers powered the city to prosperity

There was a time when Peterborough’s prosperity was built on a handful of highly regarded engineering companies with a worldwide reputation for quality.

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Lee Clarke at Pr�vost. EMN-160415-152834001

Lee Clarke: Love is a many splendored - and tasty - thing

Love is a many-splendored thing - or so Frank Sinatra and many others once sang.

Brad Barnes dines at The Grain Barge, Peterborough.

Chinese meal that really floated my boat

What better way to celebrate the New Year (the Chinese one at least) than a meal at one of the city’s oldest Chinese restaurants.

Pictured 20 years ago is the Gunthorpe Under 11 football team with their sponsor Paul Trapmore, the managing director of St Ives (Peterborough) Ltd. They played in the Fitzwilliam Hospital Junior Alliance League. From the left are, back, Matthew Cesare, Ben Grenfell, Christopher Franklin, Lee Braines, James Best, Martin Flynn, Ryan Pummell, James Carter, Steven Walton, front, Mark Palmer, Jason Canham, Graham Herffty, Liam Kennealy, Damian Isham, Joel Thompson and Ian Elliott.

LOOKING BACK: Physio saves Posh player’s life

Peterborough United physio Bill Harvey saved player Steve Collins’ life at London Road 30 years ago during the local derby match against Northampton after the young defender swallowed his tongue.

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The Falcon Inn at Fotheringhay.

£1.4m price tag for well known pub restaurant

One of the area’s leading pub restaurants has been put up for sale - with a £1.4 million asking price.

Looking back with Nigel. EMN-170118-164034009

LOOKING BACK: The bustle of Peterborough’s Bridge Street

Bridge Street has always been one of the city’s key shopping areas –although in recent years it has struggled to maintain its place at the top of the city’s retail offering.

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TAMU in Cowgate, Peterborough

Life is sweet – and savoury – at TAMU

Peterborough’s original dessert lounge – TAMU –has bowed to customer demand and introduced some savoury offerings.

The blocked up Queensgate faceade which will be opened up onto St John's Square by Turtle Bay.

REVEALED: Location of Turtle Bay’s new Caribbean restaurant in Peterborough

Turtle Bay, the Caribbean-themed restaurant chain, is all set to bring life to St John’s Square in Peterborough city centre.

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Pictured 30 years ago is the Walton and Werrington darts team who played in Division Two of the Peterborough Clubs League. They were doing well but this picture was taken before they suffered a shock 5-4 defeat at home to the struggling Posh Club team. From the left are, back, Don Biggadike, Kevin Baker, Richard Crane, Roy Binder, Peter Tupps, Wally Davis, front, Barry McGuinness, Bob Klein, John Griggs, Ron Freeman and David Gilbert.

LOOKING BACK: Star footballers shine so bright as they record a whopping 43-0 win!

The Western Star Under 18 football team beat Eastern Eagles 43-0 in a PFA Youth Cup tie 40 years ago.

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The Pizza, Pots and Pints concept.

Pizza, pots and pints concept pub for city centre

Charles Wells brewery is to bring its Pizza, Pots and Pints concept to Peterborough city centre.

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