Take a trip down memory lane...
And today’s destination is Leyland in the 197-s. A veritable lifetime ago at this point, the ‘70s were nevertheless a boom-time in their own right, so here are a selection of our best archive pictures of what life was like in that bygone era in Leyland...
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1. Leyland in the 1970s
Lads from Preston and Leyland will be among the 400 performers showing their skills at the Boys' Brigade display in the Tower Circus. Some 4,000 parents and friends will be there from Lancashire and Cheshire district to support the lads in their 20th annual entertainment. Items will include drill, gymnastics, music from silver, trumpet, bugle and pipe bands, morris dancing, Biblical scenes in modern setting and comedy Photo: RETRO
2. Leyland in the 1970s
The climbing frame side provides lots of fun for the more adventurous among the tiny tots of Leyland Lane playschool, held at Leyland Methodist Church hall Photo: RETRO
3. Leyland in the 1970s
Over 1,000 schoolchildren crowded on to Preston's Avenham Park for an afternoon of singing and dancing. The children came from 28 primary school in Preston, Leyland and district to take part in Preston's 42 annual Children's Festival of English Folk Dancing Photo: RETRO
4. Leyland in the 1970s
Children taking part in the annual Leyland Music Festival Photo: RETRO