Enjoy these photo memories of Yeadon in 1997. PIC: Mark Bickerdike
Enjoy these photo memories of Yeadon in 1997. PIC: Mark Bickerdike

21 photo memories of Yeadon in 1997

It was the year a park in a Leeds community faced an uncertain future prompting local youngsters to stage a protest march.

Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 6:00 am

Youngsters held the demonstration to save Quarry Park in Yeadon after Leeds City Council have removed all but one piece of the play equipment. The year was 1997 and Yeadon was a town with plenty to celebrate. A local firm treated its staff to a party to remember while a Yeadon family was celebrating a football pools windfall. Elsewhere the Carnival proved a hit while Benton Park had appointed a new headteacher. These photos celebrate 12 months in the life of the town. Do you recognise anyone? READ MORE: 27 photo memories of Otley in 1996 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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