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On this day in Yorkshire 1940

Yorkshire Coast and N. E. Raided. Nazis say Whitby & Middlesbrough

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A view of a section of the Stanningley Bypass looking towards Leeds from the bridge on Swinnow Road, Bramley.

Leeds nostalgia: Stanningley Bypass ‘then and now’

The trees and shrubs may have grown a fair bit since it was first built but then so has the volume of traffic. While our ‘then and now’ pictures of Stanningley Bypass might not show it, the difference between these two roads could not be further apart.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1973

On this day in Yorkshire 1973

Sherman Tanks Stops Leeds Building Work

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On this day in Yorkshire 1943

On this day in Yorkshire 1943

Yorkshiremen in Fiery Ordeal

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On this day in Yorkshire 1942

On this day in Yorkshire 1942

Britain’s Big Planes: Bomb Loads up by 400 per cent

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The Wrong Side of Goodbye

Yorkshire nostalgia: Harrogate History Festival has all the big names...

Harrogate History Festival has announced an epic line-up of authors, inviting audiences to unlock the past, from fact to fiction.

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VIDEO & 360 PHOTOS: Stories Of The Somme remembers tragic Barnsley Pals

They worked together, lived together and many of the so-called Barnsley Pals died together in the trenches at the Battle of the Somme
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Leeds United.  Jack Charlton out shooting. LU18

Leeds nostalgia: Picture of the Week

This picture, found at the bottom of a box in our archive room, has lost its caption.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1949

On this day in Yorkshire 1949

Heavy rain, but not enough yet in Yorkshire

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On this day in Yorkshire 1936

On this day in Yorkshire 1936

Statue of Queen Victoria Removed from Leeds Town Hall Front

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On this day in Yorkshire 1950

On this day in Yorkshire 1950

Two girls rescue mother and baby in bedroom blaze

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Duncan Street 1955. PIC: Leodis

Leeds nostalgia: By fifties tram

Will they ever make a comeback? Who knows, but in the fifties travelling by tram was very much a part of Leeds life.

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Leeds nostalgia: floods take toll in September 1946

Leeds nostalgia: floods take toll in September 1946

SEVENTY years ago on this day, Yorkshire was subjected to flooding, which leads one to question whether much has really changed today.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1947

On this day in Yorkshire 1947

Yorkshireman Buys a Famous Car Firm

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Leeds nostalgia: Archive film shows Leeds at turn of 20th century

Leeds nostalgia: Archive film shows Leeds at turn of 20th century

This week’s featured film clip, available to view in full on the Yorkshire Film Archive website, was filmed during the early stages of cinema. It shows Leeds Bridge and city centre near the turn of the 20th century.

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Leeds, Headrow, 24th June 1975

Looking towards Leeds Town Hall

Leeds nostalgia: Nuanced changes on Leeds thoroughfare

TWO PHOTOS. Two entirely similar, yet entirely different scenes. At first the view of The Headrow, Leeds, appears not to have changed much at all.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1948

On this day in Yorkshire 1948

Pay for 400 men stolen from Army camp

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Leeds nostalgia: Central Leeds Through Time - new book looks at Leeds down the centuries

Leeds nostalgia: Central Leeds Through Time - new book looks at Leeds down the centuries

A New book chronicling the history of Leeds and looking in detail at its city centre, contains a number of hitherto unseen pictures.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1943

On this day in Yorkshire 1943

Kidnapped Leeds Baby Found

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Making a stand in Leeds

Making a stand in Leeds

When Quarry Hill flats were built in 1938, they were hailed as a new way of living but just 40 years later, they were considered out of date and were torn down.

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