YEP Says: In the market for better shopping

The revamped 1976 Hall in Leeds Kirkgate Market. PIC: Tony Johnson
The revamped 1976 Hall in Leeds Kirkgate Market. PIC: Tony Johnson
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shopping in Leeds shouldn’t be just about gleaming new stores and fancy arcades. Old-fashioned markets still have a place, especially when they are as grand and ornate as Kirkgate Market.

Generations of shoppers will be delighted that this rather special place has been restored. It wasn’t an easy project - the controversy over rent charges made the headlines more than once - but now it is completed it can take its place alongside Victoria Gate, our £165m development.

Leeds is ever improving as a shopping destination and Kirkgate Market as a big role to play.

Bernard Kenny, the man who risked his own life to try and save MP Jo Cox, has died.

YEP Says: Bernard Kenny, a real national hero