A trip down memory lane with this collection of photos from the archives of 1982.
From deep snow and fires to derelict cars, schools up for sale and Blackpool Illuminations – and lasers – the pictures reflect life 41 years ago.
1. Blackpool, 1982
Assistants from the Bank Hey Street branch of Woolworths collected 500 signatures in three hours for a petition protecting against the sale of the store Photo: Submit
2. Blackpool, 1982
Derelict cars and vans attracted vandals in Erdington Road and Bethesda Square in 1982 Photo: Submit
3. Blackpool, 1982
Les Dawson with good friend and fellow golf fanatic Frank Carson in April 1982 Photo: National World
4. Blackpool, 1982
Pontin's memories.. staff night out at the camp's Smugglers' Bar in 1982 Photo: submit
5. Blackpool, 1982
The police go to the aid of a stranded motorist on the seafront following heavy snow in 1982 Photo: staff
6. Blackpool, 1982
Tyldesley High School in Condor Grove was up for sale in August 1982 Photo: staff