Crossgates Shopping Centre was awarded the Roy Castle Good Air Award for its no-smoking policy. The year was 2001 and Cross Gates was a community showing compassion for others, from victims of crime through to tireless charity work. Enjoy these photo memories plucked from the YEP archive showcasing 12 months in the life of LS15. Do you recognise anyone? READ MORE: 12 photo memories of Cross Gates and Whinmoor in 2000 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
1. Cross Gates in 2001
January 2001 and pupils from John Smeaton High School had been speaking about the Holocaust. Pictured, left to right, are Stephen Dinsmore, Claire Chapman and Lee Wright. Photo: Justin Lloyd
2. Cross Gates in 2001
This is the East Leeds Writers Group who met at Cross Gates Library. Photo: Tony Johnson
3. Cross Gates in 2001
This is Angela Gordon and brother Alan from Cross Gates who were appearing in a BBC documentary about passing your driving test.
4. Cross Gates in 2001
Pat Barker, winner of Crossgates Shopping Centre's Search for the Perfect Mum competition. She was nominated by her daughter Janice (pictured left). Also picturd is centre manager Kathy Murdoch.
5. Cross Gates in 2001
Crossgates Shopping Centre hosted a Yorkshire Pudding Throwing competition on Yorkshire Day 2001 in aid of the Martin House Teenage Unit. Pictured is young Lucy Brook having a go. Photo: Mel Hulme
6. Cross Gates in 2001
Record breakers Tony Palmer (seated) and Geoff West (right), who hold the record for the longest distance on a disability scooter, opened Ashdale Healthcare in the Crossgates Shopping Centre. Photo: Tony Johnson