Lancashire Constabulary Brass Band players are blowing their own trumpet - for they have just won 500 and a trophy in a national competition. The band, under the direction of Bandmaster Mr William Hill, beat eight other bands in the Pontins Championship Final Cup contest at the Prestatyn Holiday Village, North Wales

This is how Lancashire looked in 1976

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

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

The Gregsonians Concert Party dressed as airline stewards and stewardesses at the beginning of their "world tour" at Preston Playhouse, and the songsters took audiences to half a dozen countries with their music
The Gregsonians Concert Party dressed as airline stewards and stewardesses at the beginning of their "world tour" at Preston Playhouse, and the songsters took audiences to half a dozen countries with their music
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Children from Ribbleton Hall High School, Preston, were enjoying their cross-country race so much that this friendly dog joined in on one section of the course
Children from Ribbleton Hall High School, Preston, were enjoying their cross-country race so much that this friendly dog joined in on one section of the course
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The Winckley Square Convent gymnastics teams. Left, the junior team (left to right): Alison Scott, Sharon Murphy, Nicola Rigby, Alison Bevan. Centre is junior team member Felicity Carroll. Right, the senior team (left to right): Annette Davis, Bernadette Booth, Debra Whalley and Pamela Creeley
The Winckley Square Convent gymnastics teams. Left, the junior team (left to right): Alison Scott, Sharon Murphy, Nicola Rigby, Alison Bevan. Centre is junior team member Felicity Carroll. Right, the senior team (left to right): Annette Davis, Bernadette Booth, Debra Whalley and Pamela Creeley
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