Enjoying having ago on the swings.

We take you back in time to see what kids used to get up to in their school summer holidays.

Today's kids are off enjoying the long school summer holidays - but how did youngsters of yesteryear keep themselves entertained?

With no phones, no computers or games consoles, local kids had to rely on inventive minds and the great outdoors - as these pictures from our photo archives show!

Fair ground ride.
Fair ground ride.
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Families having  ago on hook a duck.
Families having ago on hook a duck.
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Enjoying  a bag of chips.
Enjoying a bag of chips.
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Launching toy planes and throwing boomerangs.
Launching toy planes and throwing boomerangs.
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