HERE is a wonderful old picture from the archives dating back to the 1970s.

This atmospheric photograph features people at the St Ambrose Barlow School in Astley’s Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Dinner Dance.

The picture is dated February 21, 1978.

Do you have an old photographs you would like to share with us that you think would fit well on this page? If you do, please email your picture to or with your name, what the image shows and what year it was taken.

We will consider using pictures taken in Leigh, Atherton, Astley, Tyldesley, Golborne, Lowton, Hindley, Hindley Green, Glazebury and the surrounding areas from a different era.

To view pictures from the Wigan and Leigh Archives and Local Studies collection which features photographs visit

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