Things you might remember if you grew up in Northam

Did you grow up in Northam? Here are some things you might remember…

Let us know if we missed any others, email carla.hildebrandt@fairfaxmedia.com.au.

Dinner at Fitzy’s with the family. Photo: Trip Advisor.

Dinner at Fitzy’s with the family. Photo: Trip Advisor.

Heading to the pool on a scorching hot day.

Heading to the pool on a scorching hot day.

When the soccer ground and Bicycle Velodrome was in use at Victoria Oval. Picture: Google maps.

When the soccer ground and Bicycle Velodrome was in use at Victoria Oval. Picture: Google maps.

Begging your parents for spare change to buy lollies or snacks after a sports game. Photo: Istock.

Begging your parents for spare change to buy lollies or snacks after a sports game. Photo: Istock.

When McDonald's finally arrived and everyone was happy. Photo: McDonald's.

When McDonald's finally arrived and everyone was happy. Photo: McDonald's.

Getting up to mischief under the train bridge!

Getting up to mischief under the train bridge!

When you were so excited to go to Lake Leschenaultia on the weekends. Photo: Google.

When you were so excited to go to Lake Leschenaultia on the weekends. Photo: Google.

The Avon Descent tube race. Photo: Istock.

The Avon Descent tube race. Photo: Istock.

The old movie cinema and the sadness felt when it left...and the annoyance of having to drive all the way to Midland to see a film! Photo: Istock.

The old movie cinema and the sadness felt when it left...and the annoyance of having to drive all the way to Midland to see a film! Photo: Istock.

Having time off from school to go to the Dowerin Field Day.

Having time off from school to go to the Dowerin Field Day.

When Domino’s Pizza was Eagles Boys.

When Domino’s Pizza was Eagles Boys.

Chicken Treat.

Chicken Treat.

Getting excited for the Avon Descent to get as many lolly showbags you could.

Getting excited for the Avon Descent to get as many lolly showbags you could.

Mardi Gras! The rides, fireworks, parade.

Mardi Gras! The rides, fireworks, parade.