This is how Lancashire looked in 1979

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

Monday, 16th December 2019, 1:54 pm
Updated Monday, 16th December 2019, 1:55 pm
A foreign food evening held in Walton-le-Dale
A foreign food evening held in Walton-le-Dale

This week we are looking at 1979. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. READ MORE: Stories that hit the headlines back in 1979

We are the champions... grocers (from left) Adrian, George and Bill Dobson. These three Fylde brothers line up in the village store which won them the BBC's new "Shopkeeper of the Year" title. Tucked away in picturesque Wrea Green, Dobson's boasts the best grocers in England
Blackpool Victoria Hospital was in uproar when the stars from the Apollo circus, appearing at the Pleasure Beach over Christmas, turned up to provide an afternoon's entertainment to the delighted patients in the children's ward

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Peter Pan is 75 this year. And to commemorate the occasion, St Matthew's Infant school, Preston put on Peter Pan as its Christmas pantomime. In this picture, Peter Pan - George Nimmo, six, of Nevett Street, Preston - is seen in combat with his arch-enemy Captain Hook, played by six-year-old Mark Sloane, of Fishwick Parade, Preston
Penwortham Girls High school lacrosse squad who have reached the final of the North of England Schools competition
Christmas is coming... and the budgies on a Lancashire farm are getting fat. But there won't be any of these flighty types heading for the oven - for the budgies, parrots, quails, cockatiels and canaries at the Fylde Foreign Bird Farm at Blackpool are strictly for the eyes only. Pictured here is manager Nigel Wild with some of the parakeets
Christmas shoppers in Preston got a real treat when hundreds of school children turned out to entertain them. And the choirs also put on a performance for the town's Mayor and Mayoress, Coun Dennis and Jean Kehoe. Picture showsNewman College Choir at the Town Hall, watched by the Mayoress and Deputy Mayoress, Mrs Janetta Tayor
Penwortham policeman Sgt Malcolm Watson's long arm of the law has embraced a scout group for six years - and now they have rewarded him with a special 'medal'. Members of the 2nd Longton St Andrew's Air Scouts (Hunter Group) presented Sgt Watson with a 'thanks' badge for his dedicated work. He is pictured here surrounded by grateful troop members
Three girls organised their own Christmas card postal service at St Albans High School, Chorley to help raise cash for the local mayor's charity, Children in Need... and it got the civic stamp of approval at a reception in Chorley town hall. Picture shows the mayor receiving the money from the girls (from left) Amanda Darbyshire, Amanda Daley and Lynne Derbyshire. Looking on is the school headmaster Mr Keith Banks
The normally quiet Harris Children's Library, Preston, relaxed its 'quiet' rules for three afternoons during the Christmas period as children aged from five to 10 gathered to hear stories and music, and to join in games
One of the Fylde's most popular "mens pubs" is losing its landlord. Norman Pankhurst is leaving the Victoria Hotel, St Annes, after 14 years of pulling pints. He is taking over a smaller pub in Bury. He is pictured here with his wife Mollie
Jeff Nelson presents the under 19 trophy to Andy Gill of Oldham, watched by under 16 winner Stephen Longworth of Park Hall , under 14 winner David Poole of South Ribble, runners up, and officials, after the finals at Preston Squash Club