WELCOME to another dose of nostalgia with the County Times where we celebrate Powys history.

We love sharing pictures from the past and also love it when our readers share their own treasures.

It could not be easier to do so and by emailing gavin.grosvenor@newsquest.co.uk you will be sharing your memories with thousands of people.

County Times: Welshpool Carnival fun in 1985.Our first few pictures focus on Welshpool and its summer carnivals in particular.


County Times: Welshpool Silver Bells in 1988.We begin with a picture of a fun float from 1985 and directly below is a picture of the Welshpool Silver Bells from 1988.

County Times: Welshpool Carnival fun from 1987.Our main picture shows friends dressed as the naughty girls from St Trinian's at Welshpool High School in 1987. Recognise any familiar faces?

County Times: Mochdre table tennis team in 1981.Mochdre table tennis team players line up in 1981.

County Times: Garthmyl Football Club Under 16s in 1980.Garthmyl Football Club Under 16s in 1980.

County Times: Machynlleth Bowls Club members in 1980.Machynlleth Bowls Club members in 1980.

County Times: Bettws Cedewain Carnival fun in 1980.We also share a picture of children at Bettws Cedewain Carnival in 1980.

County Times: Former Prime MInister Margaret Thatcher on her visit to Newtown in 1982.Our final picture shows Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on a visit to Newtown in 1980.