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LOOKING BACK: Charlery sees red as Posh miss out on Wembley

Posh blew their chances of getting through to the Auto Windscreens Shield final at Wembley 20 years ago when losing the second leg of their area final 3-0 at Colchester after having Ken Charlery sent off.

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

A proposal that’s a threat to Peterborough people

When I asked Mrs T “will you marry me?’’ that was a proposal.

Lifestyle
Inside Turtle Bay SUS-150331-101604001

Turtle Bay to create 50 jobs with city centre restaurant opening in May

Turtle Bay, the restaurant and bar with a Caribbean twist, will open in Peterborough city centre in May, creating 50 jobs.

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Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

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

WARNING: Peterborough councillors are thinking outside the box

I’m all for thinking outside the box so well done to Peterborough city councillors who have come up with the imaginative idea of using city centre car parks as travellers’ sites.

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Brad Barnes dines at The Cuckoo, at Alwalton.

Baffled by a poor excuse for a roast dinner in such a nice venue

“As much gravy as you like” says the Sunday lunch menu at The Cuckoo... which is just as well as it was pretty much the only way the roast beef on my plate was going to get eaten.

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Pictured 20 years ago is the Crowland Under 14 team that was riding high at the top of Division One in the Junior Alliance League. The picture was taken before a 6-0 thrashing of Peterborough City.  The goals were scored by Paul May (2), Daniel Santoro (2), John Barker and Dwayne Rankin. From the left are, back, Paul Webb, John Barker, Sam Raynor, Dwayne Rankin, Daniel Bircham, Paul May, Gary Leftley, Justin Parr, front, James Cuell, Daniel Santoro, Matthew Clough, Gary Jackson, Michael Brown and Darren Cross.

LOOKING BACK: Cooper keeps Rodney Marsh quiet

Posh defender Ron Cooper marked QPR hot-shot Rodney Marsh out of the game when the two sides met in a Division Three game 50 years ago.

Sport
Beef, Guinness and oyster pie

Every week should have a pie in it

It was British Pie Week last week - and a good British pie is a thing of true culinary beauty and one of our classic dishes. Every week should have a pie in it.

Lifestyle
A view of Cattle Market Road in the 70s

Was this the golden age of Peterborough’s market?

Up and down the land there is always a debate about a town or city’s market and where it should be located... and Peterborough is no different.

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Steve Hoffmann with Stephanie Crowson of HSBC.

New owner vows to strengthen appeal of a Peterborough gym

An enterprising fitness enthusiast is building up a Peterborough gym with the help of a leading bank.

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Pictured 20 years ago is the Oundle Town FC reserve team that played in Division Two of the Peterborough League. The photograph was taken before a 1-1 draw with ICA Juventus. From the left are, back, James Ambler, Ian Farnham, Seb Hayes, Andy Lucas, Dave Thomas, Jamie Homewood, Louis Fitzgerald, Bob Homewood, front, Jordan Hayes, Jamie Slack, Danny Clifton, James Bratton, Ian Brown and Paul Ambler.

LOOKING BACK: Honours even in the big local rugby derby

Stamford and Borough, the big guns of local rugby 40 years ago, fought out a 4-4 draw in 1977.

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

Are Peterborough drivers the worst in the country?

There are 45,166 drivers in Peterborough driving around the city with penalty points on their licence.

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The 8848, Broad Street, Stamford

‘Eyes closed it was deep fried breaded mushrooms’ - where was the flavour?

When I fancy “a curry”, I have a few reliable go-tos in Peterborough, but further afield it is something of a lottery.

Lifestyle
Grassmere pork pie offer from Westgate Arcade butchers. Pictured is Gail Griffiths

FREE pork pie for every reader at Peterborough butchers to mark National Butchers Week

There is no better way to get the meat to your table than by ordering directly from the local butchers.

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The Boathouse

Pub Offers FREE ‘Mothering Sundaes’ and £500 for Peterborough Sweetest Mum

A pub is spreading sweetness this Mother’s Day, with a delicious giveaway and £500 prize for Peterborough ‘sweetest mum’.

Lifestyle
The Wicked Witch at Ryhall.

Lunch doesn’t get any better than this

The tempura coating was delicate, golden and crisp; the fish fillet inside light, fluffy and whiter than a reality TV star’s teeth; the honey glazed carrots were a delight and the peas fresh-tasting and sweet, set against the salty crispy kale.

Lifestyle
Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

At least 79 million ready meals and 22 million takeaways and fast-food and meals are eaten weekly by adults in the UK, according to a new report.

Offbeat
Pig, Lobster & Monks Beard.

Lee Clarke: Spring has sprung and you will see the results on your plate

Spring is here! It’s one of our favourite seasons here in the Prévost kitchen as we start to include a range of seasonal ingredients into our menu – and many of them could find their way into your own home if you know where to look.

Lifestyle
Pictured 20 years ago is the darts team from the Polish Club. The photograph was taken before they hammered Peterborough Sport & Leisure B 8-1 in a Peterborough Clubs League match to go joint top of Division One with Co-op. From the left are, back, John Dye, Andrew Fountain, Jack Lack, Malc Wakefield, Robert Holding, Paul Tatam, Nev Fountain, Mark Waters, Peter Evison, front, Mick Tatam, Tom Tully, David Tatam and Les Butler.

LOOKING BACK: Posh fans call on Fry to quit

Peterborough United fans called on manager Barry Fry to quit after his side lost 2-0 to relegation rivals Wycombe 20 years ago.

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

Peterborough’s a poor relation

All the non-Peterborian mayoral wannabesare falling over themselves to reasssure Peterborough’s voters the city won’t be the poor relation when the new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough authority begins.

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