Preston headmaster Frederick Green is pictured here with staff and pupils at Brookfield Primary School. They were gathered together for surprise celebrations to mark his selfless work at the school since it opened in 1958

This is how Lancashire looked in 1979

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

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

Brollies and raincoats aren't really the order of the day in Chorley's cosy little children's library. But there has been an extra bit of make believe among the shelves. For the stories have been brought to life by children's librarians Lynn Fenton for playgroups in a local even timed to link up with the national Pre-school Playgroup Week
Brollies and raincoats aren't really the order of the day in Chorley's cosy little children's library. But there has been an extra bit of make believe among the shelves. For the stories have been brought to life by children's librarians Lynn Fenton for playgroups in a local even timed to link up with the national Pre-school Playgroup Week
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The Caribbean Gypsies make their way through the streets of Preston during the annual Caribbean Carnival, which took place on Spring Bank Holiday. Almost 500 musicians and costumed dancers took part in the flamboyant street parade
The Caribbean Gypsies make their way through the streets of Preston during the annual Caribbean Carnival, which took place on Spring Bank Holiday. Almost 500 musicians and costumed dancers took part in the flamboyant street parade
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Monsoon rain brought scores of Garstang children marching in their annual festival to a shivering, sodden halt. Then, just as festival chairman Eddie Livesey decided to call the whole thing off, the storm clouds vanished and the torrent was over. Within minutes warm sunshine brought smiles of relief and the show was rolling again
Monsoon rain brought scores of Garstang children marching in their annual festival to a shivering, sodden halt. Then, just as festival chairman Eddie Livesey decided to call the whole thing off, the storm clouds vanished and the torrent was over. Within minutes warm sunshine brought smiles of relief and the show was rolling again
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