16 photos to take you back to Worksop in the 1980s

What do you remember about Worksop in the 1980s?

Tuesday, 25th February 2020, 3:30 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th February 2020, 11:18 am
Memories of the 1980s
Memories of the 1980s

The 1980s are a distant memory now but here are some pictures we have unearthed from our achive to take you back to the decade of royal weddings, street parties and of course miners strikes.

A short coal train trundles to Worksop. September 1, 1980
The queen going on a walk about around Worksop June 5, 1981.
Some of the hardworking committee members at the Dukeries Cresent street party, Manton, Worksop whcih was organised to celebrate the Royal Wedding in 1981
Carol Singers sang their songs in Worksop, Christmas 1983
Miners and supporters marched through Worksop April 28, 1984. Pictured with the marchers is Dennis Skinner MP
Miners Strike April 28 1984 Miners and supporters marched through Worksop.
Miners watched their colleagues at Whitwell Colliery Worksop who staged a sit in on June 20, 1984
Staff of Middleton's, Worksop. Pictured for the Worksop Trader in 1984. From left, Kim Laking, Julie Simpson, Janet Taylor, Kath Shooter, Tracey Lister and Christine Wood
The first patient was received into Bassetlaw Hospital A&E in 1984
Boxers Giant Haystacks and Black Jack Mulligan at Worksop Sports Centre January, 14 1984
Arthur Scargill, centre, at a meeting for the Miner's Strike in Worksop was applauded on January 5, 1985
Bridge Street, Worksop in 1986
Worksop Amateur Radio Society started work on the club house in 1987.
Princess Diana ona visit to Bassetlaw Hospital in 1987