"I wish I could go back..." 19 exclusive retro pics of 1997 Preston, from North End to wine bar blind dates

1997 was quite the year.

Famous for the landslide Labour win in the general election under Tony Blair, the transfer of Hong Kong, the largest remaining British colony, to China; and the death of Princess Diana, eventful barely covers it. Take a look at a few of our best archive pictures from 1997 in Preston.

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