This is how Lancashire looked in 1977

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

Wednesday, 19th May 2021, 3:45 pm
Updated Thursday, 20th May 2021, 12:57 pm
Colette Woods is an 11-year-old princess. For she beat 79 other budding beauties to carry off the Chorley Jubilee Carnival Princess title. Collette will act as an attendant when the Carnival Queen, Penny Grieveson, is crowned, and ride with her through the streets of the town in an open landau. Collette is pictured above with all the other entrants
Colette Woods is an 11-year-old princess. For she beat 79 other budding beauties to carry off the Chorley Jubilee Carnival Princess title. Collette will act as an attendant when the Carnival Queen, Penny Grieveson, is crowned, and ride with her through the streets of the town in an open landau. Collette is pictured above with all the other entrants

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One thousand Lancashire brownies and guides formed a vivid symbolic backcloth to the diamond jubilee celebrations of the guiding movement The 60 year celebrations at Preston North End's football ground marked the growth of the area's guiding movement from 500 members at the birth of 1917 to the present 13,000. About 8,000 guides, brownies and rangers were present. Pictured are some of the Blackpool girls who gave a demonstration of old Lancashire dances

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One thousand Lancashire brownies and guides formed a vivid symbolic backcloth to the diamond jubilee celebrations of the guiding movement The 60 year celebrations at Preston North End's football ground marked the growth of the area's guiding movement from 500 members at the birth of 1917 to the present 13,000. About 8,000 guides, brownies and rangers were present. Pictured are part of the large Chorley contingent who presented a moving tableau
One thousand Lancashire brownies and guides formed a vivid symbolic backcloth to the diamond jubilee celebrations of the guiding movement The 60 year celebrations at Preston North End's football ground marked the growth of the area's guiding movement from 500 members at the birth of 1917 to the present 13,000. About 8,000 guides, brownies and rangers were present. Pictured are some of the girls who took part in a Red Rose tableau
A time capsule illustrating life in 1977 was buried beneath the foundation stone of Coral Island - a £4 million fun palace on Blackpool's Golden Mile. More than 1,000 Blackpool residents entered a contest to decide the 20 items packed into the capsule. The Mayor of Blackpool, Coun Cyril Nuttall, is pictured laying the foundation stone along with other dignitaries
Blackpool councillors - reckoned to be the sternest film censors in Britain - are facing strong opposition to their aim to banish sex and violence from the resort's cinemas. Pictured are Peter Yarrow (left) and Nick Jones - who have raised a petition against Blackpool Council's censorship decisions
There was gala excitement at the Norbreck Castle Hotel in Blackpool when 2,000 gathered to give Lancashire's first official Silver Jubilee event a royal send-off. The evening was a scintillating mixture of fashion, fun, music and song, with an all-star line-up of artists giving their services free to aid the Lancashire appeal
There was gala excitement at the Norbreck Castle Hotel in Blackpool when 2,000 gathered to give Lancashire's first official Silver Jubilee event a royal send-off. The evening was a scintillating mixture of fashion, fun, music and song, with an all-star line-up of artists giving their services free to aid the Lancashire appeal
Euxton folk celebrated the official opening of new sports facilities in fine style - making a mini carnival out of the proceedings. Among events at Greenside playing fields were a fancy dress parade, a gymnastic display by the children of Primrose Hill primary school, a treasure hunt, and a Silver Jubilee fete. Chairman of Euxton parish council, Mrs Lucy Branston, is pictured with the Mayor of Chorley and local residents at the opening
Lancashire Constabulary, winners of the Guildhall Cup. Back, from left: Phillip Bailey (trainer), Steve Benn, John Whitehead, Peter Hollinghurst, Bob Wraith, Barry Oldham, Terry Waine, and Mick Dagger (assistant trainer). Front: Nigel Webster (general manager-secretary), Brian Jones, Peter Walsh, Colin Dunn, David Charlton, Graham Harrison and Geoff Armstrong (manager)
The Duke of Kent on his visit to thriving St Annes tool manufacturing firm Sykes-Pickervant, which employs 130 people at Kilnhouse Lane, St Annes
The climbing frame side provides lots of fun for the more adventurous among the tiny tots of Leyland Lane playschool, held at Leyland Methodist Church hall
The invincible St Maria Goretti's continued on their winning way with a 5-3 victory over St Oswald's in the Preston and District Cub Cup Final at Kennington Road primary school. Unbeaten during the last two years, the Ribbleton side were completing a fine treble, having previously secured the Cub League championship and carried off the Cunningham Trophy. Picture shows St Maria Goretti captain David Blaylock being chaired by his delighted team mates
Life has been confusing for officers at Kirkham Open Prison with two of the staff called Beaumont. But not any more. For prison officer Ralph Beaumont has retired. He is pictured receiving his retirement presents from the other Beaumont - prison governor Mr Jack Beaumont (front right)
The 85ft high Snorkel, a fire engine mounted extending contraption used for high rescue work, was a popular attraction as the crowds enjoyed being hoisted up to watch over the rest of the fun at Lancashire County Fire Brigade's Open Day at its headquarters in Garstang Road, Preston
With a carnival air Inskip launched the Fylde into Jubilee. And the village went to town to be the first to celebrate the Queen's 25-year reign with its first gala since the Coronation. Red, white and blue bunting decorated houses along the route taken by the procession to HMS Inskip where the Royal Navy was playing host to the gala
Ten young athletes have set off hot-foot from their Bamber Bridge school to deliver personal greetings to the Queen from her loyal subjects in South Ribble The boys' Jubilee Jaunt is a 250-mile super marathon run to Buckingham Palace to deliver a message from South Ribble Mayor Coun Jack Marsden. Coun Marsden gives the "ready, steady go" to Philip and David Naylor from St Mary's RC Secondary School, on the first stage of the run
The Jubilee street party season got under way when residents of a cul-de-sac in Newton-with-Scales, near Kirkham, staged their open-air gathering. Parents turned Lowfield Close into a decorated play street for the afternoon's slap-up tea and entertainment. Most families joined together to give the 30 children a day to remember