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Chris Porsz: Sisters saying it with flowers

Sisters Rachel Kordula (left) and Sarah Badham (right) were standing in Peterborough city centre holding bunches of flowers when they had their photo taken by Chris in 1978.

Opinion 1
LOOKING BACK: Marlon Brando gets in on the act for Peter Pan

LOOKING BACK: Marlon Brando gets in on the act for Peter Pan

Pictured 20 years ago is the Peter Pan Reserves team that played in the Sunday Combination League. The shot was taken before a McCain Cup match against Paston Villa which Pan won 4-1 with goals by Mark Leivers (2), Carl Hurry and Marlon Brando. Pictured are Ben Symonds, Jim Norris, Carl Hurry, Darren Jackson, Julian Johnson, Lee Peacock, Mark Leivers, Jonathan Clarke, Mark Kohter, Michael Symonds, Duncan Judge, Matthew Rist, Errol Brando, Mark Williams, Marlon Brando and Donald Cliffe.

Sport 1
Nobby with his golf kit at home at Oundle Road

NOSTALGIA: Nobody’s quite like Peterborough’s Nobby

If you put the term “famous Peterborough people’’ into an internet search among the results as well as the likes of pop star Aston Merrygold and poet John Clare you will find Nobby the Tramp.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

News 6
LOOKING BACK: Thorpe Wood bring down Abbey 20 years ago

LOOKING BACK: Thorpe Wood bring down Abbey 20 years ago

Pictured above 20 years ago is the Thorpe Wood Under 12 football team. The shot was taken before a 1-0 win over Junior Alliance title rivals Abbey. Robert Whitby scored the goal. From the left are, back, Kevin Cunningham, Ben Hills, Robert Whitby, Saleem Jabbar, Luke Savage, Paul Bird, Oliver Hunt, Nicki Thomasson, front, Andy Gilbert, Matthew Gioia, Matthew Parrott, Gary Doran, Alistair Gordon, Scott Crawford and Wayne Morris.

Sport
Roy Kinnear promoting the city with Peterborough school pupils.  Do you know any of them?

The Peterborough Effect... and Roy

Actor Roy Kinnear dressed as a Roman Centurion is one of the iconic images of modern day Peterborough.

Lifestyle
LOOKING BACK: Westwood pipped by Thorney at rugby 20 years ago

LOOKING BACK: Westwood pipped by Thorney at rugby 20 years ago

Pictured 20 years ago are the Westwood and Thorney Rugby Club teams ahead of a big local derby game in the East Midlands League. Both sides scored two tries but Thorney won the game 18-13. Westwood (top) are from the left, back, Blaine Craddock, Jim Harvey, Steve Fox, Ian Dennison, Dave Owen, Vaughan Collison, Mick Kenny, Mike Marjoram, Ken Barnes, Steve Griffiths, Tony Cooke, front, Phil McQuillen, Tony Shaw, Steve Roe, Paddy Malone, Errol Berarey, Dave Cobb, Gavin Kirk and Andy Arbon. In the Thorney picture are from the left, back, Colin Bartlett, Alistair Bennett, Andy France, Gareth Tipton, Paul Pleasants, Mark Pitcher, Andy McGeown, Ally Woodley, Chris Beeby, Anthony Thorpe, Keith Richardson, front, James Clarke, Steve Lee, Mark Thornton, Ian Wilkins, Louis Deplancke, Mark Harris, Ashley Hurn, Ian Duller and Danny Evans.

Sport 1
A horse drawn bus on Town Bridge in 1905

Nostalgia in pictures: Building bridges across Peterborough

Town Bridge has a special place in Peterborough’s history. A gateway to the city, the original bridge was built under the orders of the abbots of Peterborough.

Nostalgia
LOOKING BACK: St Mark’s were the bee’s knees at football 50 years ago

LOOKING BACK: St Mark’s were the bee’s knees at football 50 years ago

This week’s picture, sent in by Peterborough Telegraph reader Michael Simpson, takes us back 50 years. It’s of the St Mark’s School football team pictured outside the school in Gladstone Street in 1966. “We won just about everything. It was either us or Stanground,” recalls Michael. “The only person missing from the photo is our old sports teacher, the formidable Mr Laxton. I think I have remembered all the names correctly.” From the left are, back, Colin Slater (captain), Roderick Tippen, Pasquale Tuccillo, Peter Tenerowicz, Steven Mottram, Michael Simpson, middle, Phillip Berridge, Christopher Tanner, Verrol Lewis, Christopher Savage, Brian Cunnington, front, Colin Fry and Lennie Tompson.

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LOOKING BACK: UTA suffering from Scarlett fever

LOOKING BACK: UTA suffering from Scarlett fever

Pictured 30 years ago is the UTA Sunday morning football team. They played in Division One of the Mid-Anglia League and the picture was taken before a 5-0 defeat at the hands of Old Scarlett. From the left are, back, Samuel Jeacock, Stephen Agius, Brian Jeacock, Steve Goode, Dave Williamson, Graham Oliver, Bob Friar, Tony Agius, front, Simon Jeacock, Jimmy Rayner, Jaffa Khan, Bella Garfield (Miss UTA presenting the matchball), John Barnett and Ian Fowles.

Sport
Looking Back city centre aerial

LOOKING BACK: Perkins’ place in Peterborough

This week’s pictures make for an Aerial View special and were supplied by David Boulton with the permission of Perkins Engines Company Limited.

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LOOKING BACK: Ken Summers and Pete Evison were big guns on the oche 30 years ago

LOOKING BACK: Ken Summers and Pete Evison were big guns on the oche 30 years ago

Pictured 30 years ago is the Peterborough I darts team that began the defence of their Cambs Super League title with a 7-2 win over Peterborough II. Kevin Bedford got the Peterborough II team off to a flying start before big guns Ken Summers and Pete Evison moved in to help them surge ahead. From the left are, back, Steve Hammond, Ian Kent, Mick Hammond, Joe Hanley, Paul Johnson, Dennis Harbour, Barry Gilson, Peter Evison, Ken Summers, Trevor Abbott, front, Don Baker, John Fall, Linda Fall and Neil Evans.

Sport
LOOKING BACK: Copestake, Haslam and Bradshaw were kings on court 30 years ago

LOOKING BACK: Copestake, Haslam and Bradshaw were kings on court 30 years ago

Pictured are the Sanhall Fencing Summer Squash League finalists from 30 years ago. The group winners were Gary Copestake (Group A - v Phil Godfrey), Simon Haslam (Group B - v John Zajac) and Ian Bradshaw (Group C - v Jonathan Hand). From the left are, back, Ian Bradshaw, Jonathan Hand, Gary Copestake, Gary Holland, Kevin McShane, Simon Haslam, Reg Gill, front, John Zajac, Roy White of Sanhall Fencing, Pat Trim and Phil Godfrey.

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The all-conquering Bull, Newborough darts team. From the left they are Tommy Dixon, John George, Carol George, Terry Leverton and Mario Minghella.

LOOKING BACK: When the Bull dominated darts, glory night for Panthers and Posh signings

Thirty years ago this week the vistorious Bull, Newborough darts team showed off a dazzling array of trophies from the Deeping Darts League presentation night.

Darts
LOOKING BACK: Everitt the Borough Rugby Club hero 30 years ago

LOOKING BACK: Everitt the Borough Rugby Club hero 30 years ago

Pictured 30 years ago is the Borough Rugby Club first XV before a game against Norwich. They won the match at Fengate 9-0 with a try by Dave Everitt against his former club and a conversion and penalty from Tim Meston. From the left are, back, Tim Meston, Dave Griffin, Graham Walker, Paul Freeman, David Hall, Ian French, Dave Everitt, Peter Hedges, Ian Fox, front, Dave Briggs, Mark Dickinson, Kevin Roe, Danny Kitching, Andy Croson, Alan Griffin and John Sismey.

Sport 1
A mini-submarine powered by a Perkins engine

LOOKING BACK: Perkins’ role in submarine story

Reader David Boulton was prompted to get in touch after seeing the picture of HMS Sprat on the Nene.

Lifestyle 1
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LOOKING BACK: Ivy Leaf A were kings of the oche 30 years ago

Pictured 30 years ago is the Ivy Leaf A darts team that cleaned up in the Peterborough Summer Clubs League. They were Division One champions and also won the Chairman’s Cup and the Manns Cup. They won 13 of their 14 matches in Division One and claimed the title on legs difference from Polish Club. From the left are, back, Alf Warner, Nick Wilkie, Mark Waters, Peter Simpson, Ivan Jackson, Butch Cole, front, Alan Driver, Andrew McCulloch, Ken Cole and George Bines.

Sport
Roger Aron and Kevin Roberts outside 'Charles Bright The Jewellers' in Peterborough.

Huge closing down sale as jewellers close after 90 sparkling years in Peterborough

A jewel in Peterborough’s shopping crown is set to close for the final time after being a fixture in the city centre for 90 years.

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LOOKING BACK: Council’s key role in Peterborough’s history

Like it or not, Peterborough City Council plays a big part in all of our lives.

Nostalgia
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LOOKING BACK: Old Scarlett were riding high

Pictured 30 years ago is the Old Scarlett football team that played in the Sunday Mid-Anglia League. The shot was taken before a 5-0 Premier Division win over UTA. The scorers were John Brennan (2), Liam Burrows, Vinny Hefferon and Andrew Burrows. From the left are, back, Martin Bayford, Alan Beasley, Peter Tonks, Mark Shinn, Barry Pritchard, Al Truman, Paul Lane, Melvyn Barker, front, Andrew Burrows, Nicky West, Vinny Hefferon, Liam Burrows, Stuart Cole and John Brennan.

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