Garfield, aka Ruth Sweeten, 17, whose family own the bookshop of the same name in Fishergate, Preston, hitting the streets to promote more than two dozen Garfield books on sale there

This is how Lancashire looked in 1986

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

This week we are looking at 1986. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. READ MORE: Stories that hit the headlines back in 1986

Christmas carols sung by the 1st Clifton Brownies, accompanied by Coun Richard Spencer on the piano, at Freckleton Music Festival
Christmas carols sung by the 1st Clifton Brownies, accompanied by Coun Richard Spencer on the piano, at Freckleton Music Festival
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Awards are becoming a way of life at trailblazing high school Brownedge St Mary's RC. For the school has won consistent national recognition for its problem-solving approach to community involvement, collecting three prizes alone this year. Pictured is teacher Mr John Troughton (centre), with other staff and pupils
Awards are becoming a way of life at trailblazing high school Brownedge St Mary's RC. For the school has won consistent national recognition for its problem-solving approach to community involvement, collecting three prizes alone this year. Pictured is teacher Mr John Troughton (centre), with other staff and pupils
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A peep into the past is all very well, but these modern schoolchildren prefer the 1980s to the 1880s. The junior pupils from New Longton CE Primary School, near Preston, put on Victorian uniform, had Victorian-style lessons and generally tasted life as Victorian children in a living history lesson
A peep into the past is all very well, but these modern schoolchildren prefer the 1980s to the 1880s. The junior pupils from New Longton CE Primary School, near Preston, put on Victorian uniform, had Victorian-style lessons and generally tasted life as Victorian children in a living history lesson
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Foot-tapping youngsters from Chorley's Albany C of E school spent three hours in the gym, dancing the night away... and raised more than 1,000 in the process for Dance Aid, the latest offshoot of the famous Band Aid charity for Ethiopia
Foot-tapping youngsters from Chorley's Albany C of E school spent three hours in the gym, dancing the night away... and raised more than 1,000 in the process for Dance Aid, the latest offshoot of the famous Band Aid charity for Ethiopia
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