This is how Lancashire looked in 1976

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

Thursday, 25th April 2019, 1:52 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th April 2019, 2:55 pm
Presentation at Ingol Labour Club

This week we are looking at 1976. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. READ MORE: Stories that hit the headlines back in 1976

Showbiz comedian Ken Dodd - complete with his tickling stick - got a rapturous welcome when he arrived at Greater Lancastria Co-op main store in Preston to sponsor a national electrical firm's trade demonstration
Seven young cub scouts starred in a very clean game at Preston North End's Deepdale ground. The lads swept the paddock part of the ground under the watchful eye of North End groundsman Peter McCallion as part of Bob-a-job Week
A week-long road safety exhibition had toured Preston primary schools to teach children the road code and sharpen their reactions. Graham Brown (10) tries the brake-reaction test when the exhibition visited Brookfield Primary School
These children took part in a painting competition at Roebuck Street School in Preston
Susan Collier, Michael Kenworthy, Marshall Smalley and Karl Jones, all pupils at Longton County Junior School, with their decorated Easter eggs. All the pupils at the school decorated eggs which were on display in the school hall and the best eggs received prizes
Competitors get their craft ready for the 1976 River Ribble marathon raft race. The race was eventually won by Singleton's Dairy at Longridge
Youngsters make friends with police dogs and handlers PC Dave Wearden (left) and PS Ray Settle during an Easter play scheme for Walmer Bridge and Much Hoole children