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NOSTALGIA: The importance of the River Nene to Peterborough through history

The River Nene has a special place in Peterborough history. It’s source is at Arbury Hill in Northamptonshire and its mouth is The Wash in Lincolnshire.

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

Sympathy but resigning was the only option

I have sympathy for Andy Coles who has resigned from his role as deputy police and crime commissioner.

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NOSTALGIA: Smiles better in the last century Peterborough?

Today’s pictures all look like they could have been taken yesterday but in fact they all date from the last century... just!

The Spice Queen Parveen Ashraf

Video: It’s time to ditch the fear factor and spice up your life with Parveen The Spice Queen

Hi everyone, Parveen The Spice Queen here, nice to meet you all - I am looking forward to writing for the Peterborough Telegraph and I am very much looking forward to teaching you simple and easy Indian recipes that really work.

Paolo Bianchi Launched new Fasta Pasta business7. 
Picture by Terry Harris / Peterborough Telegraph. THA

Paolo takes his new pasta business on the road

A familiar face from the Peterborough restaurant scene over the last two decades is back doing what he does best - making tasty Italian dishes.

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Maccaloo Restaurant at Crowland Road, Eye, which in June will become House of Feasts

Peterborough gastropub taken over by TV chef

TV chef and Polish food star Damian Wawrzyniak has chosen Peterborough to open his first restaurant next month.

Curry House of the Year

Search begins for Peterborough Curry House of the Year

We are on the hunt for the best Peterborough Curry House of 2017.

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How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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Turtle Bay meat platter

Like a taste of the Caribbean? Here’s what to expect at Turtle Bay next month

Peterborough’s Turtle Bay restaurant and bar remains behind hoardings as the finishing touches are applied prior to opening next month.

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

A disillusioned electorate

Congratulations and good luck to James Palmer the first mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

Riverside Restaurant by Ventures at the Key Theatre. Chef Andrew Woodbine with  Harnek Dharar

Exciting new food Venture for diners at the Key to enjoy

A pre-show dinner offering has returned to Peterborough’s Key Theatre.

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NOSTALGIA: Can you put a name to these Peterborough faces?

As any local journalist worth his salt will tell you faces sell papers. So I’m hoping that today’s selection of pictures will do just that!

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How the weather affects crops

Lee Clarke: How the weather is changing the way we all eat and cook

You may have caught on the news this week an interesting, but not unique story during the headlines about the upcoming election and the latest sports scores. The cost of avocados has hit a record high due to reduced harvests in the three biggest exporters of the popular fruit – Mexico, Peru and California.

Brad Barnes dines at Loch Fyne in Elton

Prawns, squid, overdone mussels and a flavourless ramen - it wasn’t all Fyne in the Loch

When it comes to food, I favour, to use Loch Fyne parlance, “from the land” over “from the sea”.

Oundle Food Festival

Street Market takes over town centre for Oundle Food Festival

In recent years, the Oundle Food Festival has become a highlight in the local foodies’ diaries. The jewel in the crown is the Street Market,and this year 75 stallholders will gather in the town centre on Saturday, June 24, from 9am-4pm. There are also events, special menus, product launches and offers in the week before the market, all of which provide many chances to learn about the food and drink that is lovingly created in the region.

Whats on
Pictured 40 years ago is the all-conquering Eye United Sunday afternoon team. They were riding high at the top of the Sunday League Premier Division and this picture was taken after a 2-1 win over Stamford Tigers in the Advertiser Cup final at Chestnut Avenue. Defender Gary Williams got both Eye goals with Mick Parrott on target for Stamford. From the left are, back, Nick Carter, Tim Woodhouse, Steve Bliszczak, Dave Thomson, Dennis Wildman, Nicky Papworth, Steve Hurry, Choo Pearce, front, Micky Newstead, Geoff Biggs, Dick Leech, Dave Snart, Ian Bliszczak  and Gary Williams.

LOOKING BACK: Hall hits six of the best for title-chasing Yaxley

Yaxley hot-shot Tony Hall fired a double hat-trick as the Cuckoos beat Wisbech Reserves 8-3 to remain in the hunt for the Peterborough League Premier Division title 40 years ago.

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NOSTALGIA: Golden age of the silver screen in Peterborough

Film fans will have been watching with interest as two rival plans emerged for new multiplex cinemas in Peterborough.

Samba Brazil

New restaurant raises the ‘steaks’ in Peterborough city centre

Meat lovers are being spoiled this week with another steak house opening in Peterborough city cnetre - this time with a Brazilian twist.

Memory Lane

NOSTALGIA PHOTO SPECIAL: Do you recognise these Peterborough faces?

This week’s selection of pictures is a random one, the only thing they have in common is that they are all group shots.

Steak and kidney pudding

Steak and kidney pudding: One of the great world dishes

Oh to be in England now that April’s there, wished the poet Robert Browning in his Home Thoughts, From Abroad.

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