Wilsons Butchers on Austhorpe Road aimed to put the alternative meat on menus at homes across LS15 by selling it as a barbeque special in 1998, a year in which the community had cause for celebration for different reasons. Some won money, others won a car while others were chosen as a rugby league mascot on the big stage. These photos, plucked from the YEP archive, turn back the clock to showcase 12 months in the life of Cross Gates and its residents. Is anyone you know featured? READ MORE: 12 photo memories from around Cross Gates in 1997 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
11 photo memories from around Cross Gates in 1998
It was the year crocodile kebabs were snapped up by Crossgates residents.
By Andrew Hutchinson
Friday, 26th February 2021, 8:18 am
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