This is how Lancashire looked in 1990

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

Thursday, 10th December 2020, 12:34 pm
Youngsters at a Lancashire primary school said a sad farewell to their deputy head teacher. Mrs Kathleen Munro (pictured above) has been teaching at Ingol Primary School in Preston since is opened 22 years ago
Youngsters at a Lancashire primary school said a sad farewell to their deputy head teacher. Mrs Kathleen Munro (pictured above) has been teaching at Ingol Primary School in Preston since is opened 22 years ago

This week we are looking at 1990. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. READ MORE: Stories that hit the headlines back in 1990

A carol concert in Preston was tinged with sadness after the death of its main organiser. Mr Henry Dobson, of Leyland, died last month after months of hard work for the annual Salvation Army concert at the Guild Hall. The programme included music from two Salvation Army bands, singing from two choirs, a group of pupils with handbells and chimes, and a band of tambourine players
Youngsters from a Lancashire village school were given a double festive delight when Santa Claus arrived with a police escort. Santa and his lookalike helper stepped into Newton Bluecoat School, Newton, near Kirkham, on a horse drawn sleigh with police horse Viscount giving Rudolph a break from the reins
A festive Humpty Dumpty is set to bring the house down and give audiences a cracking good time. He is starring in a home-grown panto performed by Preston Drama Club, and written, directed and musically adapted by John Turner, of Penwortham, near Preston. Pictured: Old King Cole (Ian Smith) is not happy with his fiddlers three, much to the amusement of the cast of Humpty Dumpty at Preston Playhouse
Orville the duck shrugged off his shyness to launch a special police safety campaign in Lancashire. British Aerospace also joined forces with entertainer Keith Harris, Orville and his pal Cuddles to promote an armband scheme which aims to get youngsters noticed in the dark. Pictured are schoolchildren from the Fylde area with Keith Harris and Orville, all sporting the armbands
A long awaited bypass was officially opened - amost five months ahead of schedule. Local schoolchildren and residents watched as the chairman of Lancashire County Council's highways and transport committee Coun George Slynn cut the ribbon to open the new Kirkham and Wesham Bypass near Preston. Speeches were made by the Mayor of Fylde Coun Eileen Hall, the Mayor of Wesham Coun Linda Nulty, the Mayor of Kirkham Coun David Armer, and Coun Slynn himself
Delighted children from Brieryfield Nursery, Wellfield Road, Preston were treated to Christmas presents from Santa's sleigh. Pupils were given gifts by PC Chris Keenan who dressed up as Father Christmas for the event. WPCs Jean Noble and Pam Guy donned elf costumes for the afternoon of fun and games
A ray of sunshine swept into Blackpool Sealife Centre as it heralded its first new arrivals. Two baby thornback rays were born to the delight of staff at the newly-opened showpiece. Displays manager Rod Haynes takes a closer look at the new arrivals
A Chorley high school's award-winning "green" newspaper was featured on BBC's Going Live. The Saturday morning children's programme has a weekly environment slot, and Southlands High School's environment newspaper starred in it. Pupils have already impressed council chiefs in Chorley with their knowledge of green issues
A Lancashire school which amassed £700 was the only one to take part in a money raising event for the Children's Society. Pupils from St Peter's Primary School, on Meadowfield, Fulwood, Preston, took part in "Across the Diocese" in which people from different areas of the county were sponsored to cross the diocese in different forms of transport. Pictured in the middle is Howard Cunningham-Smith with Christopher Hall, Nicky Bleasdale, Timmy Bowerman and Victoria Tennant, watched by all their classmates
It was all plane sailing for these youngsters when they took off for a Christmas party - at the House of Commons. The trip to Westminster was the highlight of a special day for children of seven employees from British Aerospace's Warton unit. Pictured (back, from left to right) Michelle Hodgson, Simon Horsfall, Paul Smith (centre, left to right) Victoria Hornby, Stephanie Roulston, Vincent Gregory, and (front) Joseph Atherton
Staff at Fox's Biscuits hard at work at the Kirkham factory