This is how Lancashire looked in 1980

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

Tuesday, 17th December 2019, 1:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th December 2019, 1:43 pm
Children and Father Christmas enjoying Preston North End's Christmas party

This week we are looking at 1980. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. READ MORE: Stories that hit the headlines back in 1980

Pictured above - a pair of children enjoy a visit with Father Christmas at Lewis's in Blackpool
Ann Pawson from Poulton-le-Fylde demonstrates her skills in the kitchen

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Students from Preston's Tuson College's Winckley Square annexe were in good voice when they brought a little happiness to these patients at the town's Mount Street Hospital. The 20 girls and teacher Mrs Renee Vickery sang a selection of carols for the residents at St Joseph's, and helped decorate the wards
These children took part in a performance of Cinderella at Blackpool Ice Dome
Simon Dunn, five, of The Grove, Chorley, enjoyed his close encounter with Father Christmas who arrived on a sleigh in Chorley town centre, as part of Chorley Round Table's Christmas Appeal
Dancing master Leroy Allen won the North West's top disco contest... on a split decision. Dancing in the first heat, watched by more than 500 people at Snooty's Disco, Preston, Leroy split his trousers. He gained a place in the last six, then went on to win the contest! Here he is surrounded by supporters
Pupils from St Mary's RC School, Lea Town, Preston, perform The Legend of the Kings, for parents and friends
A pack of cub reporters is hot on the trail of the headline-hitting stories. The newspups are hounding local hacks to scoop them on a big exclusive. The Lostoclk Hall press-gang plunged into print to reveal the dramatic story of a controversial play. Pictured above - a scoop for Julie Smith as she interviews the Virgin Mary, played by Sharon Jolly
A pack of cub reporters is hot on the trail of the headline-hitting stories. The newspups are hounding local hacks to scoop them on a big exclusive. The Lostoclk Hall press-gang plunged into print to reveal the dramatic story of a controversial play. Pictured above - Sorry chief. It made sense when I wrote it. A worried Steven Hodgson tries to explain to a bemused Adrian Turner
The Mayoress of Preston, Mrs June Butcher, visited St Luke's Nursery party... and she had a great time with the Ribbleton tots