This is how Lancashire looked in 1986

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

Thursday, 29th November 2018, 1:52 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th November 2018, 1:55 pm
Garfield, aka Ruth Sweeten, 17, whose family own the bookshop of the same name in Fishergate, Preston, hitting the streets to promote more than two dozen Garfield books on sale there

This week we are looking at 1986. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. READ MORE: Stories that hit the headlines back in 1986

At Eldon Street School, Preston, the infants entertained parents with a traditional nativity play
At Eldon Street School, Preston, the juniors presented a scene of Christmas past recalling the days of St George and the dragon and medieval festivities

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Creativity has paid off for these three primary school children. For Andrew Whittle, nine, Dean Mather, seven, and Sian Onyon, seven, pupils at St Leonard's CE Primary School, Walton Green, near Preston, have been taking part in a creative writing course under the supervision of local author Steve Gallagher, of Mellor
The Mayor of Preston, Coun Dick Atkinson, got a taste of success when he presented award winning catering students with their prizes at a special lunch. Pictured: Student of the Year in Catering, Karl Mainey (left) and winner of the Progress Award, Anona McDonald (centre), look on as the mayor and mayoress present Janet O'Brien with the Hotel Receptionist Student of the Year award
Christmas carols sung by the 1st Clifton Brownies, accompanied by Coun Richard Spencer on the piano, at Freckleton Music Festival
Awards are becoming a way of life at trailblazing high school Brownedge St Mary's RC. For the school has won consistent national recognition for its problem-solving approach to community involvement, collecting three prizes alone this year. Pictured is teacher Mr John Troughton (centre), with other staff and pupils
A peep into the past is all very well, but these modern schoolchildren prefer the 1980s to the 1880s. The junior pupils from New Longton CE Primary School, near Preston, put on Victorian uniform, had Victorian-style lessons and generally tasted life as Victorian children in a living history lesson
Foot-tapping youngsters from Chorley's Albany C of E school spent three hours in the gym, dancing the night away... and raised more than 1,000 in the process for Dance Aid, the latest offshoot of the famous Band Aid charity for Ethiopia