27 historic retro images of life in Fulwood in the 1980s, from local schools to Royal Preston Hospital and the barracks
Take a trip down memory lane...
By Jack Marshall
Published 16th Nov 2023, 12:16 GMT
Updated 16th Nov 2023, 12:17 GMT
… to Fulwood in the mid- to late-’80s. A time before the more modern cultural explosions of the ‘90s, the 1980s was nevertheless revolutionary in its own right, so take a look at our best archive pictures of life in Fulwood back in that era.
Youngsters from St Peter's School in Fulwood, Preston struck up a good charity fund-raising deal with their teacher and scout master David Simpson... They collected the sponsors while he ran a gruelling 26 miles around the street of the capital during the London Marathon Photo: RETRO
These members of the public were given an introduction to weapons as Fulwood Barracks opened its doors to admit those who fancies trying life in uniform. The day of events also included a film, a spot of target practice on the rifle range and a turn round the Krypton Factor-type assault course Photo: RETRO