IN a year of big national and international events, one business announcement could easily have slipped under the radar.
For when Fuji introduced the disposable camera did we all realise that here was an event which was about to get the whole nation snap happy?
From then on, how many of us have been to family events such as a wedding and discovered a neat little camera sitting on the tables at the reception encouraging us all to get in the picture.
And that’s how families, communities and organisations keep their memories. On film, in albums and increasingly for some, on the internet.
Here we print some of the many pictures which tell their own story about Huddersfield and what was going on in the town and districts in the early days of 1986.
Some youngsters enjoyed post-Christmas parties and trips to pantomimes, others got involved in all kinds of sports, quizzes, musical and stage activities.