JOIN the Daily Echo on another trip back through time as it takes a nostalgic look at pictures taken by local photographers in June 1980.

Carnivals and shows were clearly in favour among weekend revellers and included St Denys, Netley North Baddesley and Bishop's Waltham.

Legends of1980s TV Paul Daniels and Noel Edmonds were pictured in Southampton – Paul showing off a magic trick and Noel arriving at the heliport on West Quay Road.

While the events pictured were taking place in Hampshire, here's what was happening nationally:

June 12

Pregnant 16-year-old Gail Kinchen and her unborn baby were accidentally shot dead by police that entered a Birmingham property where she was being held hostage at gunpoint by her boyfriend David Pagett.

June 19

Three unknown attackers were shot dead by Iraqi security forces after they stormed the British embassy in Iraq.

June 24

Unemployment reached a postwar high of 1.6 million.

June 30

The pre-decimal sixpence coin is withdrawn from circulation.