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This is the plane I had my first flight in during the 1950s. My father had done some work for the owner/pilot , so as a reward we had a flight along the coast, I remember the pilot always used to dive bomb a large dune near where Caister Holiday Camp is .

During the summer of 1979 I worked at Ladbrookes Holiday Centre with my friend Tina, we had a wonderful summer full of laughter, I even met my husband there, he was on holiday, 37yrs later we're still married and twice a yr we go back to scratby on holiday wonderful place wonderful memories

My father was a milkman, for Home Counties Dairy, the horses were stabled in Hodeson road, the bottling dairy was opposite the Eardley arms pub. The livery was green, and the trade mark a gold triangle. Milk then was in glass pint and half pint bottles with cardboard caps. They also sold small items beside milk.

Hi its Doug again I was born in vicarshall lane like I said in my fist memory we never had central heating in winter I remember when it was cold or snowing when I woke in a morning I had to melt jack frost of the inside of the bedroom window I would make a little hole in the frost to see to my delight a (...Read full memory)

I am almost certain this is the plane that I had my first flight in. It was during a family holiday and I was around 6 years old at the time. I still remember the experience vividly! My elder brother and uncle were squashed into the back seat which resembled a small bench (...Read full memory)

I have the fondest memories of Caister on Sea. We used to have a week there every year and my sister and I were the only kids in our street that had a holiday every year. Like most people in the east end of London, we had very little money but my dad worked on the railway and got travel concessions as (...Read full memory)

Hi, I have often visited Caister but never visited the lifeboat station. I am trying to trace a male relative called Blogg and I wondered whether there was a list of lifeboatmen lost or served in service from Caister between 1827-1830 at the station. He could also have served at Cromer. I do have a name Mary Ann Blogg (...Read full memory)

From a baby in the sixties up until my late teens in the eighties, I spent two weeks in August every year in Caister with my family. These were the happiest times of my life. We were on the beach every day for two weeks every year, and the weather was always hot and sunny. I particularly (...Read full memory)

We believe the couple in the foreground are Mr and Mrs Starbuck. At about this time, Mr Starbuck was the Hoilday Camp manager.