Archive for October, 2010

Fenland Camera Club Photographic Exhibition

Fenland Camera Club are hosting their first photographic exhibition on Saturday 30th October and Sunday 31st October, 10:00 to 16:00, at the Alderman Jacobs School, Drybread Road, Whittlesey, PE7 1XJ, FREE ENTRY for all.  This is an opportunity to see the work of a local club, vote for your favourite photographs, chat with members or […]

October 23, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Chris Porsz Podcast On The Candid Frame

Chris Porsz has been interviewed by Ibarionex Perello of  The Candid Frame and it is available to listen to via The Candid Frame website. Chris’ work was found by Ibarionex Perello as he stumbled upon an article about the Railway Lovers reunion. The podcast is fascinating as Chris talks about how he started taking photographs, his […]

October 14, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Big Ol’ Pink Weekend at Sticky Treats

My apologies for the shameless plug but it is for a worthwhile cause: In support of Cancer Research UK during the Breast Cancer Awareness month, Sticky Treats is turning PINK on: Friday 29 October 2010 Saturday 30 October 2010 Sunday 31 October 2010 Over those three days we will become ‘Pinky Treats’ There will be […]

October 13, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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10 Photographs Added to the Gallery

10 various photographs have been added to the gallery. Don’t forget, to access the gallery click on the link on the left-hand side or select gallery from the menu above. The new additions are: People – 1 photo The Ortons – 5 photos Stanground – 2 photos Whittlesey – 1 photo Transport/Railways – 1 photo

October 8, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Woodston Section Added to the Gallery

A section dedicated to Woodston has been added to the gallery. A photograph of the new (at the time) Sodastream factory has been added, kindly donated by Chris Barron.

October 8, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Wirrina Photos Added to Facebook Group

Long time contributor of Peterborough In Pictures, Marcus Thompson, has added a few photographs of the Wirrina to our Facebook group. Preparation of the demolition works has taken place and Marcus has managed to capture a few photos before the building tumbles. Head on over to the group by clicking the link on the left-hand […]

October 8, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Hampton Section Added to the Gallery

I know Hampton is a very new township and there probably isn’t a lot of history in the area, but one day the area may change like everywhere else eventually does and it will be good to look back when or if that happens. Two photographs have been added to this section kindly supplied by […]

October 8, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Wirrina To Be Demolished

The Wirrina at Bishops Road, close to the city centre is set to be demolished this saturday, 9th October. The building opened in 1963 and has been home to many different kinds of entertainment such as roller skating, music concerts and indoor football. But over the past couple of decades the state of the building has declined […]

October 5, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Bretton Section Added to the Gallery

A new section dedicated to the Bretton area has been added to the gallery. Two photos sent in by Chris Barron have been added to this new section.

October 5, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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15 New Photographs Added to the Gallery

15 new photographs have been added to the gallery (not including the ones mention in previous posts). They are in the following sections: Cathedral Square – 1 photo Bridge Street – 1 photo Broadway – 1 photo Long Causeway – 1 photo River Nene – 1 photo Gladstone Area – 10 photos

October 3, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Bishops Road Section Added to the Gallery

A section covering Bishops Road has been added to the gallery. This new section can be found under the ‘Town Centre’ heading within the gallery. Two photographs have been added to start this one off.

October 3, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Cathedral Section Added to the Gallery

It seems quite strange that a website & gallery featuring photographs of Peterborough doesn’t yet have a section dedicated to, probably, the most important part of the City, the Cathedral. Well, we now have that section! I guess the reason why the section was never there before was because the Cathedral is one of the […]

October 3, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Norman Cross Excavation on Time Team Today!

Here’s a programme no local history fan should miss out on! Channel 4’s Time Team have been having a play at the site of the POW camp which was located at Norman Cross, just outside Peterborough. Their finds will be shown on Channel 4 today at 5.25-6.30pm, so don’t forget to tune in, set your […]

October 3, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Roads Section added to the Gallery

As I didn’t know what to do with a photograph of an unknown part of the A1, I thought I’d create a section dedicated to roads around Peterborough. Since the late 1960s, early 1970s the road network surrounding Peterborough has changed significantly so I am sure this section could quite easily be filled in the […]

October 3, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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Swimming Pools Section Added to the Gallery

A section devoted to Peterborough’s swimming pools has been added to the gallery. This can be found under the heading of ‘Entertainment’ within the gallery itself. Two photographs have been added. Thanks again to Karen Sparkes for sending these photographs in.

October 2, 2010 · Nik_W · No Comments
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