The Children in Need appeal netted an estimated 5. And in Lancashire the response to the appeal saw Leyland comedian Phil Cool joining in the fund-raising. Along with the Mayor of South Ribble, Coun Jerry Jenkinson, he opened an event in Leyland which included appearances by the Evening Post band and the Leyland Morris Men

This is how Lancashire looked in 1985

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

This week we are looking at 1985. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. READ MORE: Stories that hit the headlines back in 1985

Six talented youngsters got their just rewards for their efforts in a writing competition organised by Preston district library staff as part of Youth Week. The young writers pictured at the Harris Library, from left: Caroline Duxbury, 12; Amanda Beard, 13; Gayle Lavelle, 14; Emma Lane, 15; and Ian Almond, 16
Six talented youngsters got their just rewards for their efforts in a writing competition organised by Preston district library staff as part of Youth Week. The young writers pictured at the Harris Library, from left: Caroline Duxbury, 12; Amanda Beard, 13; Gayle Lavelle, 14; Emma Lane, 15; and Ian Almond, 16
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Leyland Methodist youth club group with the MENCAP Puppet Theatre.The kind-hearted youngsters made the theatre to help disabled children in the area. In the foregorund are the writer John Paul Cooper and painter Carole Crabtree
Leyland Methodist youth club group with the MENCAP Puppet Theatre.The kind-hearted youngsters made the theatre to help disabled children in the area. In the foregorund are the writer John Paul Cooper and painter Carole Crabtree
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Steve Pinder with Longridge schoolboys Shaun Clarke ad Darren Walker at Longridge Library. The event was a special open day in aid of Lancashire Library's Youth Week, with the aim of attracting more teenagers to libraries
Steve Pinder with Longridge schoolboys Shaun Clarke ad Darren Walker at Longridge Library. The event was a special open day in aid of Lancashire Library's Youth Week, with the aim of attracting more teenagers to libraries
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