Amazing photos show how life has changed in Chesterfield and Derbyshire

From the opening of Queen's Park swimming pool, to parades and protests, here's a look back at local life from our archives..

Wednesday, 15th May 2019, 1:39 pm
Scouting feature - 1982 - 75 years of scouting milestone flag parade through Chesterfield
Scouting feature - 1982 - 75 years of scouting milestone flag parade through Chesterfield

If you enjoyed this trip down memory lane, have a look at another of our retro picture specials: Memories of Chesterfield's legendary Aquarius nightclub celebrated

May 24, 1969: The opening day at Chesterfield Swimming Pool
Chesterfield v Torquay Oct 3rd 1970..Tony Currie left.

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1st Holymoorside (chesterfield) Cub Scouts provide the backing for the official year of the scout record now on release. June 12th 1982
Bakewell Show 1982
Scouting feature - 1982 - 75 years of scouting milestone displays after parade in Chesterfield
Heanor v Matlock 11 nov 1983
The 150 year old passenger stage coach starts a new service from the 300 year old Peacock Hotel at Rowsley, Derbyshire
Scouting feature - 1982 - 75 years of scouting milestone parade through Chesterfield
1967 Shirebrook St Georges Day Parade
Crich toxic waste protest June 2001.
Chesterfield Red nose day March 2001.
Make poverty history march in Chesterfield , May 2005.
Harry Lane, leader of the archaeological dig at Markland Grips, Nr Clowne, Derbyshire - 27th August 1972
Cub Scouts on parade Over 500 scouts took part in the St. George's Day Parade and march past Chesterfield Town Hall - 16th April 1978
Ambulance men on strike in North Derbyshire held a mass picket at the Chesterfield Ambulance HQ at Brampton - 17th August 1982
Access for all Tea room awards, 2003.
Alfreton Wycliffe church easter passion play
Alfreton male voice choir to "link up"
Certificate of achievement February 2001