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Beccles in the 60s

PUBLISHED: 09:00 27 May 2018

Smallgate, Beccles in April 1968. Photo Archant archive.

Smallgate, Beccles in April 1968. Photo Archant archive.

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Enjoy Beccles More aims to celebrate all things about the town - including its rich history.

Beccles co-op model railway on Christmas 1962.  Picture: EDP Library.Beccles co-op model railway on Christmas 1962. Picture: EDP Library.

We have compiled an incredible gallery of archive photographs to provide a snapshot of what life was like in Beccles during the 1960s.

From model railway meetings to snowy storms, forgotten high streets to former mayors.

Take a scroll through the gallery and relive the era!

Do you have any shot of the town from the 60s?

Beccles School art exhibition, 1966. Photo: Archant LibraryBeccles School art exhibition, 1966. Photo: Archant Library

Be sure to post your own photos and memories of the time to the Enjoy Beccles More Facebook page!

Beccles Yacht Station in January 1964. Photo: Archant LibraryBeccles Yacht Station in January 1964. Photo: Archant Library

A snowy Beccles in January 1969. Photo: Archant LibraryA snowy Beccles in January 1969. Photo: Archant Library

A Ford Anglia marooned by cleared snow, Beccles. 1963. Photo: Archant archive.A Ford Anglia marooned by cleared snow, Beccles. 1963. Photo: Archant archive.

A snowy Beccles in January 1969. Photo: Archant LibraryA snowy Beccles in January 1969. Photo: Archant Library

The new Major of Beccles, Mr. E. G. Gilbert,addressing the town council after election, 1963. Photo: Archant LibraryThe new Major of Beccles, Mr. E. G. Gilbert,addressing the town council after election, 1963. Photo: Archant Library

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