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Five ways to get a great lunch for £5

If you are sick of your sandwich or want to get rid of your roll at lunchtime, there are plenty of exciting alternatives for less than a fiver... which is about what you would spend on a boring old supermarket meal deal.

Lifestyle
Holiday bookings up at Thomas Cook.

Peterborough's Thomas Cook is taking more people on holiday

Travel operator Thomas Cook has seen a surge in the number of people it takes on holiday.
News 1
The Freemans story

The Freemans story - it’s The Peterborough equivalent of Made in Dagenham

Since 2008 Eastern Angles Theatre Company has made a name for itself by producing quirky and entertaining plays about the history of Peterborough, and involving local people in the creation of their shows. Their next project ‘Delivered by Freemans’ is no exception.

Cambridgeshire
Can you identify these famous faces from Peterborough’s past?

Can you identify these famous faces from Peterborough’s past?

It’s quiz time for fans of our Nostalgia section!

Nostalgia
The Beehive and Posh Fish and Chips

Buzzing! Pub, restaurant and takeaway should be a hive of activity

The latest offering on the growing and varied food and drink scene in Peterborough city centre opens its doors to customers for the first time today (wednesday).

Lifestyle
The Queen's Head is coming to Queen Street in Peterborough.

Comforting food and beer from around the world... coming to Peterborough

Fans of homecooked comfort food and beer from around the world are in for a treat as award-winning pub chain, Pizza, Pots and Pints, opens the Queen’s Head on Queen Street in Peterborough city centre next month.

Lifestyle
Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Whether you are a thrillseeker yearning for the great outdoors,or just fancy a more sedate break in calming surroundings, Britain’s 15 National Parks offer the chance to spend some time with nature.

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Delightfully delicious - it’s a doddle

At the risk of repeating myself, I am talking about mangoes again this week. Well, I DO tend to repeat myself, but I think that’s a sign of age. However, this repetition - discussing mango recipes - is purposeful and not my grey matter getting even greyer.

Lifestyle
XOXO in King Street

City centre grill house is well worth steak-ing out

I have held off visiting XOXO since it opened a couple of months ago, simply because I don’t often order steak in restaurants.

Lifestyle
Damian Wawryzniak meeting Prince William

Royal meal on the menu at city restaurant

A Peterborough restaurateur who cooked for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wants to share the experience with his diners.

Lifestyle
1900s Central Park bandstand

NOSTALGIA: Peterborough’s gone but not forgotten structures

Central Park is one of the city’s best loved amenities, and has been since it was created in 1875.

Nostalgia
Thornton on Thursday column with Peterborough Telegraph's deputy editor Nigel Thornton - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

Time to bridge Peterborough’s gap with some joined up thinking

Everybody loves a bridge. And everybody wants a bridge.The bridge in question is a new foot/cycle bridge linking the Embankment with the new development at Fletton Quays.

Opinion
Tom Beran at The Bumble Inn

Peterborough pubs with 30 beers, from 17 breweries, brewed by women

Two Peterborough pubs are collaborating on a week long event starting today to celebrate “Women in Brewing”.

Lifestyle
Frothblowers Pub, Werrington joint proprietors  John Lawrence and Steve Williams who are in the running for a Cider Pub of the Year award EMN-170714-172038009

Micropub in running for national Cider Pub of the Year award

The duo behind Peterborough’s newest micropub are celebrating making the final of a national competition - despite only opening in February.

Lifestyle
Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

News
Search for a Gin-ius

Peterborough pubs on the lookout for a gin-ius

A couple of Peterborough pubs are searching for a gin expert to become its first ever ‘Gin-ius’ who will design a new gin cocktail to be added to the drinks menu later this year.

Lifestyle
Ramblewood Inn supervisor Charlotte Marriott receives the Dog Friendly Pub certificate on behalf of Just Dogs Live Ian Strange, head of internal events at the East of England Arena and Events Centre.

Recognition for dog-friendly pubs

Last weekend’s Just Dogs Live event organisers have raised a glass to local dog friendly pubs.

Lifestyle
Saag Aloo

Parveen The Spice Queen: Vegans, say Aloo to this dish

I think Indian food lends itself so well to vegetarianism and veganism. There is a huge variety of recipes for vegetables, pulses, lentils and legumes.

Cambridgeshire
Lightbox Cafe Bar

New cafe bar could help make Bridge Street drinks destination

A cosmopolitan cafe bar aimed at the over-25s could soon be joining the city centre food and drink offering in Peterborough.

Business
Thornton on Thursday column with Peterborough Telegraph's deputy editor Nigel Thornton - peterboroughtoday.co.uk

If we must have a Bridge Street ban then enforce it

I know how Steve Ovett and Seb Coe felt as they stood on the starting line in Oslo’s Bislett Stadium on one of those hot summer evenings back in the 80s.

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