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Beccles in the 70s (Part III)

PUBLISHED: 09:00 17 June 2018 | UPDATED: 12:06 17 June 2018

From the archives feature. Pictured: Gorleston Endeavour Rangers at Beccles Fete. Date: 9 Jun 1979. Used FOA April 2012

From the archives feature. Pictured: Gorleston Endeavour Rangers at Beccles Fete. Date: 9 Jun 1979. Used FOA April 2012

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In the third and final part of an incredible gallery of archive photographs, take a look at the snapshot of what life was like in Beccles during the 1970s.

EVENTS
BECCLES MUSEUM HOUSE OPENING
DATED 1975
PRINT C1052EVENTS BECCLES MUSEUM HOUSE OPENING DATED 1975 PRINT C1052

Take a scroll through the gallery and for the last time relive the era through our photos!

Do you have any shot of the town from the 1970s or another era?

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

Flowers near the church and flower baskets hanging on the walls of the Swan House restaurant add colour to an attractive corner of New Market, Beccles.

Dated:  August 15th, 1974Flowers near the church and flower baskets hanging on the walls of the Swan House restaurant add colour to an attractive corner of New Market, Beccles. Dated: August 15th, 1974

Beccles Royal British Legion Fete

Dated: June 9th, 1979Beccles Royal British Legion Fete Dated: June 9th, 1979

Youngsters take aim at Beccles Hospital Fete on June 25, 1977. Picture: Archant library.Youngsters take aim at Beccles Hospital Fete on June 25, 1977. Picture: Archant library.

Places  B / Broads

A view fom the church tower with the river winding across the marshes to Geldeston, the limit of the navigation

Dated 12 September 1978

Photograph C1258   LovettPlaces B / Broads A view fom the church tower with the river winding across the marshes to Geldeston, the limit of the navigation Dated 12 September 1978 Photograph C1258 Lovett

Places  B / Broads

Red-sailed mirror dinghies crossing the starting line in the allcomers race at Beccles regatta yesterday.Warn sunshine and a good racing breeze provided ideal conditions in the reed-fringed river Waveney

Dated 6 August 1979

Photograph C1261   LovettPlaces B / Broads Red-sailed mirror dinghies crossing the starting line in the allcomers race at Beccles regatta yesterday.Warn sunshine and a good racing breeze provided ideal conditions in the reed-fringed river Waveney Dated 6 August 1979 Photograph C1261 Lovett

Places  B / Broads

River Waveney at Beccles, a quiet mooring soon to be thronging with holiday craft

Dated May 10, 1979

Photograph C1264   Lee SheldrakePlaces B / Broads River Waveney at Beccles, a quiet mooring soon to be thronging with holiday craft Dated May 10, 1979 Photograph C1264 Lee Sheldrake

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