Enjoy these photo memories of Harehills in 2004. PIC: James Hardisty

14 photo memories from Harehills in 2004

It was the year a Harehills resident decided to replicate the sights and sounds of the rainforest in her neighbourhood.

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Avril Barton created an Amazon rainforest style garden on the pavement outside her back to back terrace home in the community. And the atmosphere and experience of the tropics was enhanced further thanks to her two Parrots Dottie and Charlie. This was 2004, a year in which LS8 was a proud and defiant community determined to fight back. Locals were demanding action on issues of anti-social behaviour as well as crime and urban stagnation. READ MORE: 14 photos of Harehills in 2005 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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