For today's Nostalgia we will be taking a look at what one Lakeland town was like in the 1980s.

We wanted to take you back in time to show you what Cockermouth was like during this era.

Cockermouth is one of only 51 towns in Great Britain to be designated as a 'Gem' town which means that it is recommended for preservation by the state as part of our national heritage.

The town lies just outside the boundary of the Lake District National Park and is a historic market town.

The National Park boundary encircles nearly the whole eastern side of the town.

Cockermouth grew up at the confluence of the two most important rivers in the area.

Here the River Cocker, flowing out of the lakes Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater, meets the River Derwent on its journey from Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite lakes to the sea at Workington.

The Romans built the fort of Deventio at Papcastle, about a mile from the present town, at a meeting place of roads from Maryport, Carlisle and Penrith.

The settlement is one of the largest Romano-British settlements ever found in northern England and was unearthed during the 2009 floods.

These photos show life in Cockermouth during the 1980s, we hope that you enjoy this trip into years gone by with us.

We can see the opening of the new extension at Croft Bowling Club, ASH competition winners at Paddle School near Cockermouth, the Cockermouth football team with their trophy in 1982, Shirley Pitts of Cockermouth as the 1982 Miss Melbreak, the under 17 rugby league team and the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze award winners at Derwent School.

We can also see the Cockermouth Guides and Brownies annual craft competition and two photos of Cockermouth Carnival.