WELCOME to another dose of nostalgia courtesy of the County Times.

Today we venture all the way back to the 1960s when legendary County Times snapper Don ‘The Flash’ Griffiths was a regular sight up and down the county.

County Times: Newtown Cricket Club players line up in 1964. Picture by Don Griffiths.We begin with a team picture of Newtown Cricket Club players in 1964 – the year the Forth Road Bridge opened, Mary Poppins hit cinemas, and the Warren Commission released its report into the death of JFK.


County Times: Welshpool & District Motor Club gathered around an Austin Healey Sprite in 1964. Picture by Don Griffiths.Our next picture is also from 1964 and shows members of Welshpool and District Motor Club with an Austin Healey Sprite.

County Times: Untitled design - 1Some legends of Llanidloes feature in our next picture which shows people from the town on their way to a Welsh hymn festival called Gymanfa Ganu.

County Times: Llandinam WI members in 1964. Picture by Don Griffiths.Next we share a picture of members of Llandinam WI at a meeting in 1964.

County Times: Untitled design - 1Our final picture is of the 1964 Llanidloes Area Primary School Sports Day. No doubt there are some recognisable figures among those pictured here.