13 good reasons why it was better growing up in Sheffield in the 70s and 80s than now

We have put together a list of some of the best reasons why growing up in Sheffield was better in the 70s and 80s

It was an era before the mobile phone and internet.

There were only three or four television channels, but if you were lucky you could just about get ‘Midlands’ as well as ‘Yorkshire’ on ITV, although the signal would be dodgy.

But despite that lack of mobile phones and TV stations, there are good number of ways in which those children who grew up in Sheffield in the 1970s and the 1980s had it better than the children who are growing up in the city today.

And to prove it, we have put together a list of 13 ways in which those who were growing up all those years ago had things that today’s youngsters are missing out on.

Some are long gone – others have been lost in more recent years. Which ones do you miss most?

And do you have things that you would add to this list?

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