This week we are looking at 1996. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know.
Safety campaigners at a Preston school were celebrating after winning back their crossing patrol - now all they need is a lollipop lady. Parents and governors have been locked in a row with the county council since the crossing patrol at Kennington County Primary School was scrapped shortly before the new term. Pictured: Mary Pape (far right) with some of the pupils she has helped cross the busy road
Some children want their school days to go on and on. At Whitefield County Primary School in Penwortham, the sounding of the bell signals the end of lessons and the start of a fun Kids Care after-school club. Within days of opening, the club is already full to capacity. Housed in a spare classroom at the Oaklands Drive school, the club provides affordable care before and after school hours every week day
High-flying Preston youngsters have been kicking their way to success in their first full martial arts competition. Students from the Shotokan Karate School picked up three awards after chopping their way through the opposition at the Greater Manchester Open Championships. They finished a creditable third in two categories with nine-year-old Richard Bird winning a technical ability award. The karate classes are held at the Grange County Primary School, Preston, under the tuition of black belt Albert Timothy
Pupils at a Chorley school are learning how to make music with the help of their new headteacher. The children at Anderton CP School, near Chorley, have recently started keyboard lessons in their lunch breaks with the help of headteacher Mrs Barbara Riley (pictured above with pupils)