Take a trip down memory lane...
The destination? Penwortham in the early 1980s. With change afoot across the country, here we’ve put together our best archive pictures of what was going on locally in the first half of what was to prove to be a very dynamic decade indeed.
Also, be sure not to miss some of our other retro content…
1. Penwortham from 1980 to 1985
Members of the 8th Penwortham St Teresa's Scout troop who won the West Lancs Scouts County Camping Competition. Left to right: Andrew Lawler, Peter Stapley, Andrew Blundell, Paul Sargeant, Gerard Short and Christopher Cherry Photo: RETRO
2. Penwortham from 1980 to 1985
You can't dampen youngster's enthusiasm for sports but the weather had a good try when Preston Primary Schools held their annual atheltic finals at Penwortham Holme. They shivered through the showers but managed to give an exciting performance for the host of proud parents who attended. Pictured above are some of the winners Photo: RETRO
3. Penwortham from 1980 to 1985
It's a gold for Stephen McGee of Hoghton who competes in Chorley Bowmen's second indoor archery tournament at Clayton Green Sports Centre, watched by, from left: June Booth of Preston, Nigel Hardman and Edwin Hardman of Penwortham Photo: RETRO
4. Penwortham from 1980 to 1985
Teacher Miss Margaret Shuttleworth has retired after 32 years in the classroom in the Preston area. Staff and pupils at Middleforth Primary in Penwortham, where she has spent the last 13 years, presented her with a clock radio, a necklace and a watch - so she can keep her eye on her newly found leisure time Photo: RETRO