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Caption for Formby, The Beach C1960: With room to spare, this looks as though it was an ideal place to learn the basics of driving before tempting the fates on the open road. Then again, with the sea being so far away, these vehicles might well be the forerunners of the beach buggy.

Memories of Formby, the Beach c1960

Yes! every Sunday for years during the summer holidays this is where you would find me, my mam, dad, 3 brothers, 2 sisters, aunties, uncles, cousins, nanny and grandad. We would park the car what seemed like miles away and we would trek over the sand dunes to the 'beach' - I use the term loosely as when we used to go in the (...Read full memory)

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