The Children in Need appeal netted an estimated 5. And in Lancashire the response to the appeal saw Leyland comedian Phil Cool joining in the fund-raising. Along with the Mayor of South Ribble, Coun Jerry Jenkinson, he opened an event in Leyland which included appearances by the Evening Post band and the Leyland Morris Men

This is how Lancashire looked in 1985

A selection of your photographs from days gone by.

This week we are looking at 1985. Do you recognise yourself or anyone else in these pictures? Let us know. READ MORE: Stories that hit the headlines back in 1985

Sir David Attenborough strolls through Cuerden Park with young conservationists and a barrow load of bat boxes. Sir David was at Cuerden Park to promote the British Wildlife Appeal and helped the children put up the bat boxes
Sir David Attenborough strolls through Cuerden Park with young conservationists and a barrow load of bat boxes. Sir David was at Cuerden Park to promote the British Wildlife Appeal and helped the children put up the bat boxes
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It may not have been Crufts, but Leyland Wellfield High School's pet show was a howling success. Everything from dogs and cats to mice and parrots took centre stage in a show organised by fourth formers Anne-Marie Nash and Tracey Ireland, who are pictured above with Ben
It may not have been Crufts, but Leyland Wellfield High School's pet show was a howling success. Everything from dogs and cats to mice and parrots took centre stage in a show organised by fourth formers Anne-Marie Nash and Tracey Ireland, who are pictured above with Ben
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Eccleston Primary School pupils with their equipment plan. Left to right: Karen Darwen, Sarah Clark, Stephanie Royal, Nichola Wing, Darren Halton, Jamie Rowe and Steven Smith. The children were asked their views on playground needs and came up with the plan themselves
Eccleston Primary School pupils with their equipment plan. Left to right: Karen Darwen, Sarah Clark, Stephanie Royal, Nichola Wing, Darren Halton, Jamie Rowe and Steven Smith. The children were asked their views on playground needs and came up with the plan themselves
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Barmaids Carol Cowburn, 24, and Jacqueline Griffiths, 21, of the Hollywood Bar, East View, Preston, present a cheque for 500 raised among regulars, to Mr Jim Smith of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Barmaids Carol Cowburn, 24, and Jacqueline Griffiths, 21, of the Hollywood Bar, East View, Preston, present a cheque for 500 raised among regulars, to Mr Jim Smith of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
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