23 old school retro pictures of Chorley in the mid 1980s, including police, theatre, runners, and ping pong

The 1980s was actually a revolutionary decade.

It was an era which saw the UK go from miners’ strikes and Maggie Thatcher to fast food, sun-soaked holidays abroad, the dawn of widespread computer use, and decidedly quirky fashion choices. And so, take a look at a few of our best archive pictures of life in Chorley back in the mid-1980s.

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