The much derided British worker - all strikes and tea breaks - is the best in Europe, says the Swedish head of a Blackpool company. For production of dolls houses by Lundby Playtoys has soared more than 12 times in just three years - and now the workers are to get a big "thank you" from the firm. A coach load of the workers will be heading to a Toy Fair in London to receive a special award and attend a lavish party. Managing director Mr Colin Miller is pictured above with some of the proud staff
The much derided British worker - all strikes and tea breaks - is the best in Europe, says the Swedish head of a Blackpool company. For production of dolls houses by Lundby Playtoys has soared more than 12 times in just three years - and now the workers are to get a big "thank you" from the firm. A coach load of the workers will be heading to a Toy Fair in London to receive a special award and attend a lavish party. Managing director Mr Colin Miller is pictured above with some of the proud staff

9 pictures from the 80s which show what life was like in Blackpool

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

By Naomi Moon
Thursday, 20th January 2022, 4:55 am

This week we are looking at 1980. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Last week we looked at pictures from 2010

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