THIS week in Yester Years we are heading back to the swinging sixties.

This picture shows the Padgate Teacher Training College back in 1967.

These buildings, which still stand today as part of the University of Chester's Padgate campus, were part of a £1million extension which was unveiled then.

Minister of state for education and science Goronwy Rees opened the extension on June 2.

The first phase of the extension had been started some 13 years earlier.

Sadly teaching will stop at the campus next year.

The university has opted to close the Padgate campus and move into buildings in the town centre.

It brings to an end a long history of education on the Crab Lane site.

It includes time as Warrington Collegiate, the University of Manchester and the University of Chester.

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