After the Second World War, children really appreciated the freedom to play outside. Reader Ian Sharrock has shared this photo of residents in Boundary Street, Leyland, enjoying Walking Day, in 1953/54. Ian, now 69, who lives in Euxton, says: “I found this photo in the attic. My mum or my dad took it when we lived in Boundary Street. My aunt and uncle, Hilda and Albert Hosker, lived next door with my two cousins, Joan and Margaret. “After the war the streets were full of children playing.