This is how Lancashire looked in 1990

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

Thursday, 5th March 2020, 1:49 pm
Updated Thursday, 5th March 2020, 1:51 pm
Pupils from Nateby Primary School, near Garstang, planted trees at the Fylde Country Life Museum, for a nature trail to be linked with the museum
Pupils from Nateby Primary School, near Garstang, planted trees at the Fylde Country Life Museum, for a nature trail to be linked with the museum

This week we are looking at 1990. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. READ MORE: Stories that hit the headlines back in 1990

Pupils at Carr Hill High School in Kirkham have been enjoying a special week of art events. The programme included visits by authors, poets, actors and an artist. Among the visitors were members of Preston Poets Society, who are pictured above with some of the pupils
Members of the 1st Broughton troop of beavers and cubs joined councillors Audrey Scott, Liz Clarkson and Jack Heatley in a bid to get rid of litter in the Sharoe Green area of Preston. They started their drive, armed with brushes and pans, near Booth's supermarket in Sharoe Green Lane

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Clitheroe joined the leading 'lights' of semi-pro soccer with the historic switch-on of their brand new floodlights. Everton 'hard man' Norman Whiteside was present to mark the official switch-on, deputising for the late withdrawal of Bryan Robson who had been due to attend
Girls showing off fashions of the day
Four gypsy couples tied the knot in a ceremony in Preston which lasted nearly an hour. The ceremony at St Walburges Church, was thought to be the first of its kind ever to be held in the town. Michael McCann and Kathleen Delaney; James Gavin and Margaret McCann; Frances Gavin and Barbara McCann; and Daniel McCann and Eileen Gavin were all married in the ceremony
A new 750,000 general purpose hall at an independent Lancashire school was officially opened by the Earl of Derby. The hall, at Kirkham Grammar School, ends decades of cramped school assemblies. Pictured above are Lord Derby; chairman of the governors Peter Hosker; and headmaster Malcolm Summerlee
Escapologist John Roberto braved his winds at Blackpool to herald a top magic convention - hanging in a straitjacket 75ft above the ground on a burning rope. John - who escaped in the nick of time - was one of several artists who gave an impromptu free show on Blackpool Promenade. John is pictured above with Derek Lever, president of Blackpool Magicians Club, and convention organiser Tom Owen
Police officers visited Holy Cross School in Chorley as part of a week-long event at the school to tell pupils about police work with the aim of developing a closer relationship between the force and the community. PC Geoff Sage is pictured above on his horse Victoria
A visit by Royal Ballet Company to Queen Mary School in Lytham was enough to encourage the pupils to swap their uniform for tutus. There was a special treat for the youngsters when Oliver Simons, ballet master for the company, agreed to give them some lessons. He is pictured above putting some of the children through their paces
Raisa and Baltabek Jumagolov receive a warm welcome in Blackpool after travelling thousands of miles from their home in Kazakhstan, near the Chinese border, to perform their illusion act at the Winter Gardens. This will be their first time performing in Britain
More than 100 walkers from 13 to retirement age helped to raise at least 500 by completing a gruelling 26 miles around the Fylde. Walkers descended on Mowbreck Hall Scout camping site at Wesham for the start of the walk. The money raised will go to the Rebecca Heyworth Trust
Farmer John Loftus introduces Dolly the cow to Geoff Gwilliam, head of Pear Tree School, David Hargreaves and Oliver Melling of Kirkham Rotary Club and pupils Rachel Iddleson, Paul Clarke and Carol Jones. Dolly the cow is helping Kirkham and District Round Table to raise 2,000
Twelve members of the Moor Lane Day Centre, Preston, were helped by Framework Theatre to put on a concert called The Good Old Cabaret, which they performed at the Garden Room, Sharoe Green Hospital, for geriatric patients