This is how Lancashire looked in 1993

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

Wednesday, 30th December 2020, 7:00 am
Children from a Preston school are hoping to get a message overseas after releasing balloons into the sky. Youngsters from St Stephen's Primary School, South Meadow Lane, Preston, released eight helium-filled balloons as part of a science experiment. They released four balloons from their playground and let the rest go from Avenham Park, Preston
Children from a Preston school are hoping to get a message overseas after releasing balloons into the sky. Youngsters from St Stephen's Primary School, South Meadow Lane, Preston, released eight helium-filled balloons as part of a science experiment. They released four balloons from their playground and let the rest go from Avenham Park, Preston

This week we are looking at 1993. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. READ MORE: Stories that hit the headlines back in 1993

Fit youngsters at a Preston school were put through their paces by members of the Army youth team. The team, based at Fulwood Barracks, Preston, visited Ashton High School and set up an exercise with groups of pupils. More than 100 pupils took part in the half-day sessions
Butterfly-barmy youngsters at a tiny Lancashire school are winging their way towards building their own butterfly house. The 16 children at Bleasdale CE Primary School, near Garstang, are all aflutter at the prospect of nurturing their own butterflies. Pictured: Anthony Lockett, Joanne Whittingham, Neil Brown and Gavin Faraday working on the butterfly house

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Top scientific brains got their heads together at an environmental think tank at Preston's Tickled Trout Hotel. About 30 leading researchers into natural environmental clean-up methods were invited. Pictured are BNFL officials at the meeting, from left: Jenny Little, Harry Eccles, Chris Holroyd, Geoff Garnham and Kay Eckersley
A top chef is getting ready to deliver a romantic surprise to loving Lancashire couples on Valentine's Day. Richard Walmsley, who runs St Annes-based Belle Cuisine, will turn up on their doorstep with a sparkling champagne and roses breakfast for two
A football team made up of staff from the University of Central Lancashire, Preston, played against a team which had players from the various Barclays Bank branches in the Preston area - all to raise money for charity. Pictured is Bill Adams from Derian House (centre) with the Barclays team (left) and the university team
Pupils and parents teamed up to put their best feet forward to raise cash for school coffers. More than 500 runners took part in two sponsored events which organisers hope will have raised £1,000 for Garstang High School. Pictured are some of the runners in the 10k race
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The Magic Million Appeal is set to take a battering - but it will all be for the best possible reason! Pancakes will be frying all day on Shrove Tuesday to help the appeal reach its million pound target. The event has been organised by Lady Grenfell-Baines, a member of the appeal committee, and will also involve Joan Whittle and Derek Smith, a retired senior catering lecturer at Preston College
A group of young actors, who call themselves the Unlimited Theatre Company, and all study at Runshaw College, Leyland, are putting on what they hope will be their latest hit show. It's called Godspell and is a 1960s musical which brings the Gospel of St Matthew to life in real rock and soul style
Princess Diana receives a warm welcome from a host of local dignitaries as she arrives at Warton aerodrome in an RAF aircraft, for her visit to Lancashire
Caring Princess Diana was close to tears as she spoke to patients at St Catherine's Hospice in Lostock Hall. She put aside her own troubles to lend a sympathetic ear as she toured the hospice on her visit to Lancashire
A Lancashire man is looking forward to 1993 after a new heart gave him a new start. Ronald Rose, 56, has become the 170th patient to receive a heart transplant at Manchester's Wythenshawe Hospital. Father-of-wo Ronald, of Raikes Road, Thornton Cleveleys is pictured with Albert Hammond (left) who was given a new heart in June 1987
Artistic youngsters at a Preston primary school have won a competition, organised by Asda at Fulwood, Preston, which called on schoolchildren of all ages to enter with paintings of their choice. Children at Sherwood Primary School took up the challenge. The winners, pictured from left, are: Emma Watson, Graham Seymour, Jamie Hall, Nick Webster, Gemma Quin, and Carol Whitbourn
Sammy the Indian Python slid into a Southport school to help pupils learn about pets. Children at Presfield Special School on Preston New Road, Southport, who have moderate learning difficulties, christened the 8ft snake from Southport Aquarium Supplies, Sammy the snake. Sammy and the children are pictured with Dawn Molineux of Southport Aquarium Supplies
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A shampoo and toiletries firm has taken an £800,000 step into the future. Universal Products, which also makes cough medicines and pharmaceuticals, has opened a new laboratory and office complex on its factory site in Boundary Road, Lytham. Fylde MP and Home Office minister Michael Jack performed the opening of the building. He is pictured alongside his wife Alison Jack and the managing director of Universal Products, Michael Peters