This week we are looking at 1997. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know.
Water bosses welcomed more than 450 members of the public and councillors to test the water at a waste water works criticised for causing a stink. People had the chance to see how North West Water has spent £3m curing the problem of bad smells at Clifton Marsh plant, which plagued neighbouring villages earlier this year. Pictured: Clifton Marsh plant manager Shanthi Rasratnam with a sample of water
It's obviously a bear necessity to raise money for Children in Need as these furry friends proved when a group of youngsters took to their feet for the charity. The bears, from Lindale Private Day Nursery, based in Moor Park Avenue, strode around the pitch at Preston North End in Deepdale, Preston, during a sponsored toddle. The children completed a circuit of the pitch to raise in the region of £500 for the national appeal
Mature "students" took to the streets of Bamber Bridge and Walton-le-Dale for a fancy dress pub crawl to raise money for a child with cerebral palsy. Dressed as pupils of the legendary St Trinian's, the football team of Walton-le-Dale's Sir Robert Peel pub, plus the parents of wheelchair-bound Joshua Newsham and friends, toured the area's pubs to boost an appeal to send the seven-year-old to Hungary's Peto Institute so he can receive their revolutionary intensive physiotherapy treatment
Ribbleton Red Robins have said a special thank you to Preston North End for supporting their work to help children with cancer. The youngsters presented a Certificate of Merit to North End's manager Gary Peters and other members of the club to recognise their work with the charity