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Snowy scenes from our towns in days gone by

27 December, 2017 - 06:45
Beccles winter scene, 3rd January 1969. Photo: Archant Library

Beccles winter scene, 3rd January 1969. Photo: Archant Library

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With Christmas Day now passed but a festive feel still in the air, these photographs of snowy scenes from days gone by have been plucked from our archives.

Beccles winter scene, 3rd January 1969. Photo: Archant LibraryBeccles winter scene, 3rd January 1969. Photo: Archant Library

A blanket of snow covered Beccles and Bungay on January 3, 1969, and the beautiful shot of horses in the snow was taken on January 31, 1972.

Do these photos bring back memories for you? Or do you have a collection you would like to share with the Journal?

Write to Beccles and Bungay Journal memories, 20 Blyburgate, Beccles, NR34 9TB or email us at bbj.news@archant.co.uk

Beccles winter scene, 3rd January 1969. Photo: Archant LibraryBeccles winter scene, 3rd January 1969. Photo: Archant Library

And if you like taking a trip down memory lane, why not join our nostalgia Facebook page - Lowestoft and Beccles Remembers - which we run in conjunction with the Lowestoft Journal. The page is full of wonderful nostalgic photos, many black and white, shared by Journal readers.

Horses in the snow in Ellingham, 31st January 1972. Photo: Archant LibraryHorses in the snow in Ellingham, 31st January 1972. Photo: Archant Library

Bungay town centre covered in snow, 3rd January 1969. Photo: Archant LibraryBungay town centre covered in snow, 3rd January 1969. Photo: Archant Library

Bungay town centre covered in snow, 3rd January 1969. Photo: Archant LibraryBungay town centre covered in snow, 3rd January 1969. Photo: Archant Library

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