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The rise of the independents in Peterborough’s eating out scene

While Peterborough has done well to attract big names such as Wagamama and Turtle Bay to the city centre eating out scene, there have been some high profile casualties along the way.

Damian Wawrzyniak

Expect the unexpected from the man who baked for Mary Berry

D amian Wawrzyniak is chef patron at House of Feasts in Peterborough Road, Eye Green, which celebrated its first anniversary recently.

Brad Barnes dines at Tatums Bistro in Stamford

Hidden gem of a restaurant that really sparkles

This week’s venue- the excellent Tatums Bistro in Stamford - is something of a hidden gem; and therein lies the problem.

Gateway to Peterborough sculpture 1992

This is why Peterborough is a destination city for art as it looks to be a city of culture

The recent placing of three statues by world famous sculptor Sir Antony Gormley on city centre rooftops has underlined Peterborough’s claims to be a city of culture.

A look into Crowland's history

Exploring the ancient town of Crowland

The ancient town of Crowland, or Croyland as it was originally known, is perhaps best known for two landmarks - its medieval abbey and the 14th-century three-sided bridge, Trinity Bridge, which stands at the centre of the town and used to be where three streams met.

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

Peterborough’s bad drivers: What’s the point if the points don’t mean a ban?

I don’t believe there is a single driver on Peterborough roads who has not committed a motoring offence.

Damien Wallace and Johnny Parr the new licencees of the Cock Inn, Werrington, Peterborough which is now under re-development. EMN-180619-155841009

£280,000 refurbishment to turn Werrington pub into ‘family friendly, community local’

Building work is well under way on a major £280,000 refurbishment of The Cock Inn in Werrington,

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Queensgate, parkways and Ferry Meadows - how Peterborough grew from town to city

Peterborough is a fast-growing and increasingly vibrant place to live, but the picture was vastly different 50 years ago when it had a population of just 85,000.

Parveen's bhaji butties

Bhaji butties - are they authentic or not?

This weekend is a really busy one for foodies in East Anglia. We have the honour of hosting the Cambridgeshire Food and Drink Festival at the East of England Arena in Peterborough (writes Parveen The Spice Queen).

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Get ready for Feast from the Middle East

The burgeoning partnership between artisan foodies Bread Meat Cheese and The Lightbox Café : Bar has already brought Peterborough diners Burritos and Bubbles, Posh Dogs and Prosecco, Asian Bao Wow and is now set to deliver a five-course feast.

An aerial view of the proposed North Westgate development.

Tough words from council boss as another multi-million pound development for Peterborough’s North Westgate is unveiled

A row has broken out after yet another multi-million pound development plan was unveiled for Peterborough’s derelict North Westgate.

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Work under way on new vegan restaurant for Peterborough city centre – and it has a jazz bar too

Peterborough looks set to get its first vegan restaurant over the summer.

River Nene 1900s

River Nene: Peterborough’s constant through changing times

No matter how much Peterborough has changed over the years nor how much it changes in the future, one thing is certain – there will always be a river running through it!


Wetherspoons bans England flags from its pubs during World Cup but will allow fans to wear football shirts after outcry

Popular pub chain Wetherspoons has banned staff from flying the St George Cross during the World Cup.

Will Frankgate at The Blue Bell, Glinton.

Following in the family footsteps - chef Will is back where he belongs

MEET THE CHEF: This week we meet Will Frankgate, chef patron at The Blue Bell in Glinton, which received a 10/10 rating in the Peterborough Telegraph recently and features in both the Michelin and Harden’s Best UK Restaurants guides. Catch him on June 23 demonstrating at the Cambridgeshire Food and Drink Festival at the East of England Arena and Event Centre.

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

Where there’s misery, there’s money

It’s good to see Peterborough City Council putting homelessness high on its agenda.

Taking shape - the Love N Steak Peri-Peri House

Sizzling addition to Peterborough’s restaurant scene .. if you love steak

Meat lovers are in for a treat when the Love N Steak Peri-Peri House joins the growing list of steak restaurants serving Peterborough diners’ needs.


In pictures: Celebrating 900 years of Peterborough Cathedral

2018 sees Peterborough celebrating the 900th anniversary of its wonderful cathedral.

Parveen the Spice Queen

Parveen The Spice Queen: Be brave, try something different

I am quite a creative soul, really...I love anything that involves my imagination and I don’t mean just in terms of food - anything creative really.

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