Pictures sourced from The Wigan Post and Observer archives.
Dakins Road in Leigh 1945 celebrating VE Day - written in chalk on the wall 'war is over'.
Last year Victor Johnson, from Abram, pictured with dog Poppy, decorated his home with flags as a double celebration, he was born on VE Day and marked his 75th birthday.
Boys Brigade member Charlie Gregory, left, admires the medals of the President of Standish Royal British Legion George Richards before the VE Day parade in Standish on Sunday 8th of May 2005.
St John's Church Pemberton VE Day celebrations on Bank Holiday Monday, May 25 2015.