Grot spot hot spots around LS8 came under the spotlight thanks to Harehills Matters, a newly-formed group of residents who were determined to put some pride back into the local neighbourhood. This was 1999, a year which also featured the opening of a new multi-sports court at school in the community. Enjoy these photo memories charting 12 months in the life of Harehills. Do you recognise anyone? READ MORE: 18 photo memories of Harehills in 2001 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
1. Harehills in 1999
Firefighters clamber on to the roof of a house in Harehills from where a woman was rescued after a fire in January 1999.
Photo: Emma Nichols
2. Harehills in 1999
Harehills Working Mens Club B snooker team in January 1999. Pictured, left to right, are Paul Bell, Alan Harding, Steven Parlour and Paddy Fitzgerald.
Photo: Gary Longbottom
3. Harehills in 1999
This is Harehills resident Sarah Mason who was unhappy after this rubbish was dumped near her home.
Photo: Justin Lloyd
4. Harehills in 1999
Love was in the air for this Harehills couple at the Valentine's Day clash between Leeds Rhinos and Wigan Warriors in February 1999. Richard Wooler proposed to Wendy Collier.
Photo: James Hardisty