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Posh need a home win and so do council tax-payers

There were plenty of people who had grounds for concern when Peterborough City Council bought Posh’s London Road home for an eye-watering £8million.

Exterior of the Gordon Arms at Oundle Road EMN-180116-173051009

New look and brand for old Peterborough pub

One of Peterborough oldest pubs is set to undergo a revamp and a rebranding .

Eating Out
Dog In A Doublet pub

Good food doesn’t have to be complicated

The Straw Bear Festival which took over Whittlesey on Saturday was reason enough to head out to the Fenland town - and stop off for a little lunch en route at the Dog In A Doublet.

Eating Out
Damian Wawrzyniak

A feast of Polish food and music at Peterborough restaurant

Polish food ambassador Damian Wawrzyniak came to the attention of Peterborough diners early last year when he announced he was bringing his Polish Feast tour to the city.

Exteriors of Jimmy's at New Road EMN-161123-171654009

Bailiffs take possession of city centre restaurant

City centre restaurant Jimmy’s was in darkness last night after bailiffs acting on behalf of the building’s owners took possession and changed the locks.

Online demand drives record Christmas performance at Yours Clothing.

Record festive sales for Peterborough fashion retailer

Plus size fashion retailer Yours Clothing has reported record sales over the Christmas period with online sales accounting for much of the increase.

Stuffed peppers

Parveen The Spice Queen: Veganuary is in vogue again

So many of my friends are trying “Veganuary” which means “vegan” for the month of January. As the name suggests - it’s an amalgamation of the words vegan and January. I don’t know about you, but I have noticed that veganism seems to be everywhere, It’s on the increase, and very much in vogue.

Brad  Barnes visits Kessingland Beach holiday park in Suffolk

Our long weekend in Suffolk packed a Punch!

As a family we have come to love Norfolk - be it Sunny Hunny or Wells - so it seemed natural to divert slightly and see what neighbouring Suffolk had to offer.

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

Peterborough pub farce shows what happens when community polices itself

The events surrounding Peterborough’s newest pub Mulberry Tree Farm were extraordinary.

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Gurkha Lounge at Hampton.

Gurkha Lounge served up relaxed and comfortable lunch

The word “lounge” in the name conjours up images of being relaxed and comfortable, which pretty much sums up this recent addition to the eating out scene in Peterborough.

Eating Out
Potato and leek soup - with a hint of chilli,

Parveen The Spice Queen: Winter soup with a hint of chilli

A very happy and healthy new year to you all...and I use the word healthy, with great sincerity.

The rocky majesty of Glencoe makes for a particularly picturesque drive

Plan the perfect UK road trip

Our definitive round of the best drives in the UK – from stunning scenery to pockets of history.

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

My Peterborough people of the year 2018!

It is a bit early to be taking nominations for Peterborough Person of the Year 2018 but I’m making two already.

Topo Gigio's

City centre independent falls victim to influx of big chain restaurants - and the Cowgate effect

Peterborough’s eating out scene has suffered a blow with the loss of one the city centre’s best known restaurants.

The Bull and Dolphin, now part of Rivergate

NOSTALGIA: Peterborough’s lost pubs - raising a glass to absent friends!

The pub is no longer the hub of community life it used to be (unless you live in Walford or Weatherfield!) but it is still an integral part of the British way of life.

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The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume 3.5 million calories from booze over a lifetime

The average Brit will consume a staggering 3.5 MILLION calories over a lifetime - in BOOZE alone, a study has found.

Part of Fletton Parkway under construction?

Nostalgia in pictures: Peterborough under construction - do you recognise these city centre sites before they were finished?

Today’s Looking Back pictures are all about construction, or destruction if you prefer.

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Brad Barnes has lunch at The Queen's Head pub

Grabbing a pizza the action in the city centre

I wouldn’t describe myself as a regular by any stretch of the imagination, but the Queen’s Head - at the entrance to Queensgate - has quickly become my hostelry of choice in Peterborough city centre.

Eating Out
Parveen's cocktails

Parveen The Spice Queen: Creative with cocktails & mocktails

Party season is upon us - and I just love it. I love the idea of getting all dressed up, getting together with friends, family and colleagues and enjoying the festivities.

Brad Barnes dines at Tavan, Lincoln Road, Peterborough.

Lamb chops were a real Turkish delight

I don’t routinely go in for “best I’ve ever had” type declarations, but I will make an exception.

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