1985: This group shot features Bilsthorpe Welfare Under-15s football club. Are you on this picture?

This week’s fascinating pictures from Mansfield and Ashfield’s past

Take a trip down memory lane with these fabulous bygone snaps from Mansfield and Ashfield.

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1973: A fabulous bygone snap taken at Blidworth Church fete. Do you recognise anyone?
1973: A fabulous bygone snap taken at Blidworth Church fete. Do you recognise anyone?
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1981: This comical duo look like they are having sponges or water thrown at them at Mansfield Carnival. Did you go to this event?
1981: This comical duo look like they are having sponges or water thrown at them at Mansfield Carnival. Did you go to this event?
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1986: These runners are taking part in a very cold Oak Tree Lane Estate Fun Run. Did you take part in this?
1986: These runners are taking part in a very cold Oak Tree Lane Estate Fun Run. Did you take part in this?
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1973: This fabulous bygone snap features the chess team from Ashfield School. Do you play chess?
1973: This fabulous bygone snap features the chess team from Ashfield School. Do you play chess?
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