JOIN us on another trip back through time as we remember February 1970 with the aid of pictures taken at the time.

Teachers in the area were busy. Not only did many of them attend the Teachers Association dinner sadad but they were put through their paces on a physical education course at Calshot activity centre.

While this was happening locally, here’s what was unfolding nationally.

February 13

Black Sabbath released their self titled debut album. It’s regarded as being the first major album in the heavy metal genre

February 19

The Prince of Wales joined the Royal Navy.

February 23

Rolls Royce requested £50 million from the government to help develop the RB 211-50 Airbus jet engine.