RETRO: 16 photos from Pontefract and Castleford through the 70s, 80s and 90s

It's that time of the week where we turn back the clocks and take a look back at the people and places in our district through time...

Thursday, 17th June 2021, 4:35 pm
Updated Thursday, 17th June 2021, 4:42 pm
It's that time of the week where we turn back the clocks and take a look back at the people and places in our district over time...
It's that time of the week where we turn back the clocks and take a look back at the people and places in our district over time...

Can you spot anyone you recognise?

A press photograph of children celebrating Three Lane End School's 50th birthday with a pageant of 50 Years of Living History
A press photograph of Bill Firth, aged 95, being awarded a tankard outside his local, The Airedale in Castleford

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A press photograph of Jackie Clogh, Lisa Bowman and Judith Hirst in the Sew Easy shop in Castleford
Children singing carols in Pontefract library
Nine nurses who have passed their Registered General Nurse exam, at Pontefract General Infirmary
Police cordon off Beastfair
Children sat in the cab of a fire engine at Pontefract fire station open day
Silver Jubilee decorated house on Knottingley Road, Pontefract
Three Pontefract half marathon runners
Runners in Pontefract half marathon
Kikos nightclub, Stuart Road, Pontefract
A press photograph of children and their instructors at Castleford Baths
A press photograph of a sponsored taxi-pull in Castleford
This press photograph accompanied an article about the temporary closure of this Castleford underpass in 1991
A press photograph to accompany an article about the playing fields at St Joseph's School, Castleford
A press photograph of the Castleford High School rugby team in action