As temperatures are currently at sizzling level we look back at other times when it was hot, hot, hot - in particular that long hot summer of 1976
As temperatures are currently at sizzling level we look back at other times when it was hot, hot, hot - in particular that long hot summer of 1976

Summer of 76: Here's 13 pictures to bring back hazy memories of Preston's long hot heatwave of 1976

As the current heatwave continues we look back at the summer of 1976.

By Naomi Moon
Tuesday, 19th July 2022, 9:50 am

It was one of the driest, sunniest and warmest summers in the 20th century. But at the same time Britain and Ireland suffered a severe drought. Folk will long remember those long hazy days and we hope our photos bring back some lost memories. READ MORE: Worden Hall and Park past in pictures. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Leyland in the 80s and 90s. MORE MEMORIES: Pictures of Leyland in the 60s and 70s

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