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LOOKING BACK: Posh Youths beat Tottenham to reach cup final

Forty years ago this week the Peterborough United Youth team beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 to reach the final of the South East Counties League Cup.

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How the Turtle Bay restaurant in Peterborough will look

£800,000 Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant opening date in Peterborough revealed

Peterborough can expect a sizzling hot summer with new Caribbean restaurant and bar Turtle Bay bringing their trademark jerk spices, sunshine-inspired cocktails and tropical spirit to the city centre.

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XOXO Grill House opens up  in King Street, Peterborough EMN-170426-095710009

A look inside Peterborough’s first city centre steak house and grill

The latest restaurant to take a “steak” in Peterborough city centre’s eating out scene opened its doors to the public last night (Tuesday).

Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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The Fox at Folksworth

The Fox at Folksworth opens at last after huge renovation project

A year-long labour of love comes to fruition this weekend when a stunning new pub restaurant finally opens its doors to drinkers and diners.

Pictured 40 years ago is the Western Star team after winning the Hunts Colts Leagues David Wright Shield competition. They beat St John Fisher 3-0 in the final at Alma Road thanks to a hat-trick by Nigel Evans. The size and strength of Evans and defensive strong men skipper Craig Murphy and Trevor Slack were the decisive factors for Star. The successful Star side was Latter, Blades (sub Fovargue), Slack, Murphy, Wilson, Slight, Tokely, Williamson, Evans, Thomson (sub Ippolito), Clipston.

LOOKING BACK: Posh in trouble over illegal payments to players

This week 50 years ago Posh were summoned to a Football League management committee meeting to answer questions about an alleged offer of illegal payments to players ahead of an FA Cup tie at Sunderland.

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Brad Barnes dines at The Six Bells, Witham on the Hill

Lunch at The Six Bells brings comfort (food) and joy

My wife was a little envious when I mentioned some weeks ago I had popped into this particular venue for a little lunch - a pizza as it turned out.... a really good one too.

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

Never mind the general election, Theresa, sort out the egg hunts!

Far be it for me to tell the Archbishop of York and the Prime Minister they are talking tosh... but they are.

Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Pet owners stump up almost £3,500 in the first year of owning their animal, a survey has found.

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

Why are the police ignoring these crimes?

Policemen don’t walk a beat any more and they don’t say ‘Allo, ‘Allo, ‘Allo or let’s be having you... come to think of it they probably never did.

Pictured 40 years ago is the Eastholm rugby team that retained the Peterborough Secondary Schools  Cup by beating Walton 9-4 in the final at the Old Showground. Their skipper Trevor Quow kicked all their points and is seen receiving the trophy from dashing ET rugby writer Bob French. The rest of the team was  Mark Sawyer, Carmen Tsang, Lloyd Mendez, Stephen Wagg, Paul Woods, Gary Parker, Ray Taggart, Andrew Robson, Phillip Allen, Robert Sergeant, Martin Fitzjohn, Kevin Wilkinson, Dave Rawlings and Dave Shaw.

LOOKING BACK: Posh full-back makes all-star team

Peterborough United full-back Alan Paris was honoured by his fellow profesionals 30 years ago when they picked him for the PFA Division Four team.

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Becket Tea Room window

Tea... in a tranquil setting

A new independent tea room is to open in an historic location in Peterborough city centre on Easter Monday... with free homemade Easter biscuits on the day.

The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The average UK homeowner moves out of their parent’s at 21, lives in seven houses and spends £26,295 on redecorating over their lifetime, according to new research.

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Pizza Parlour at Cowgate.

Pizza Parlour turns down the lights with wine and cocktail bar

Peterborough city centre’s Cowgate is already home to a number of restaurants, a pub and a dessert lounge, but late night revellers will be able to enjoy a wine and cocktail bar from Thursday.

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Women workers at Peter Brotherhood 1944/45

Memories of an iconic city firm

Peter Brotherhood is an iconic Peterborough name and a firm that has employed thousands of Peterborians over its long and proud history.

Sushi Daily at Waitrose, Peterborough

Sushi Daily comes to Peterborough

The fast growing Sushi Daily chain brought its range of artisan-created delights to Peterborough today, with the opening of a sushi bar at the city’s Waitrose store.

Peterborough City Market

Peterborough is a treasure trove of delicious food - if you know where to look

It’s all systems go at Prévost at the minute (says Lee Clarke). We’re pulling together what I think may be one of our best menus yet and next week marks our first birthday! I can’t believe it’s already been a year – we’d like to take a moment to thank anyone and everyone who has been through our doors in the last 12 months.

Brits need a break just 29 days after getting home

Brits need a break just 29 days after getting home

The average Brit feels like they need a holiday just 29 days after returning from their last one, a study has found.

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Brad Barnes dines at Mattoni at Eye, Peterborough

Pizza was hot stuff... I could have done with a cold Perroni!

It has been synonymous with Italian food for more than 20 years, but the little village of Eye has someone new to thank for keeping the trend going.

Pictured 20 years ago is the Arthur Mellows Village College team from Glinton which beat Neale Wade School, March, 1-0 in the Peterborough Secondary Schools Year 7 Cup final . From left to right are, back row, Sam Evans, Luke Steele, Lee Booker, James Phillips, Jason Wilson, Philip Lawler, Ryan Semple, Oliver Hunt and Alex Foster, front row, Giuliano Staffieri, Alistair Gordon, Simon Fitzjohn, Callum Owen, Darren Woods and Matthew Dunmore.

LOOKING BACK: Posh stars in victorious Glinton school team

Luke Steele and Ryan Semple, two players who went on to star with Posh, were in the Arthur Mellows Village College School team that won the Peterborough Schools Year 7 cup final 20 years ago.

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