This is how Lancashire looked in 1984

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

Tuesday, 27th October 2020, 10:13 am
A group of sporting schoolboys are off to France. Rugby and soccer players from Leyland's Wellfield High School are preparing to spend a week in Narbonne, where they will play a number of games and matches with French schools and clubs
A group of sporting schoolboys are off to France. Rugby and soccer players from Leyland's Wellfield High School are preparing to spend a week in Narbonne, where they will play a number of games and matches with French schools and clubs

This week we are looking at 1984. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. READ MORE: Stories that hit the headlines back in 1984

Mothers have gone into battle... to save Farington Moss nursery school which their children love. They are fighting attempts to close down the private premises. Some parents travel miles to take advantage of the facilities. They see the class she runs from her home as vital for their children's education
When stage stars Tom Bright and Suzy Breeze look out of their kitchen window and see an admiring audience peeping over the garden fence it can be a bit of a disappointment. For stealing the limelight are their squirrel monkeys Cheekaboo and his mum Nookaringa. Suzy, of St Annes, is pictured along with Cheekaboo
The only way to get Noel Edmunds on the ice rink at Blackpool was to carry him - so they did. The star of BBC's Late Late Breakfast Show whirled into Blackpool to see how the two winners of his whirly wheel challenge were faring with their ice skating stunts. Noel is pictured with the winners Paul Rowland and Paula Neath
Actor Peter Lawrence took time off from his stage show at the Blackpool Grand Theatre to celebrate a remarkable milestone. Peter has just completed his 3,000th performance as Jacob in the musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He is pictured (second left) with Sara Llewellyn, Karen King, Sarah Kimm and actor Chris Corcoran
Almost 100 youngsters were put well and truly on the spot in a sponsored penalty taking session. The boys - beavers, cubs, scouts and venture scouts from the 1st Broughton scout group - all took part in a marathon shoot-out to raise money for a new canoe store for the group
Preston's Tina Mulley has been dabbling in the ancient art of Taekwondo for just six months. Novice she may be, but her newly-learned high-kicking technique has already won her one of he top championships in the sport. She pictured working out with members of Freckleton Taekwondo Club
These happy toddlers at Greenbank nursery in Ripon Street, Preston, have a message for county council officials: "Leave out 'mums' alone." They and children like them have sparked a protest over plans to cut 21 staff - who act as mums during the day - at day nurseries throughout Lancashire
Three teachers with more than 100 years' experience in front of the blackboard between them got together again at their old school. All three retired from Tulketh High School. Pictured are Mr William Yates (right) with his wife Dorothy and two former colleagues, Mr Eric Forshaw and Mr David Rees
Blazing a trail among young artists is seven-year-old Julia Best. For her entry caught the judges attention in a poster competition organised by Lancashire Fire Brigade. Other winners were Daniel Rome and Julia Kavanagh
This motley crew of youngsters from St Michael's High School in Chorley stepped out in style to raise money for charity. For a 25p donation all the pupils were allowed to dress as they liked as part of their contribution of the school's Gift Day. All money raised went to an appeal to build a chapel in the grounds on Astley Road
Christmas came early this year when Santa Claus winged into Blackpool - by helicopter. He left his reindeer and sleigh behind at the North Pole to descend from the skies in unorthodox fashion, with hundreds of early-morning shoppers thronging the promenade to catch a glimpse. As the helicopter flies off, Father Christmas is mobbed at the top of the steps before going off to Lewis's
A Lancashire seaside resort provided the setting for the first public meeting of the sons of two of the greatest rival generals of the Second World War. Viscount David Montgomery and Herr Manfred Rommel arrived in Blackpool to help nearly 3,000 old solders remember the legendary Battle of El Alamein
Representatives of tourist information offices all over the region came face to face with a Pendle witch. However, no-one was too worried. For the witch was really Ribble Valley tourist information assistant Kath Law and her appearance as a witch was to give an appropriate start to a Halloween familiarisation tour of the area, organised by Ribble Valley Council