Enjoy these photo memories from around Leeds in 2001. PIC: Dan Oxtoby
Enjoy these photo memories from around Leeds in 2001. PIC: Dan Oxtoby

21 photos to take you back to Leeds in 2001

It was the year a familiar face in Leeds city centre was making the news for being loud and proud.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Tuesday, 24th May 2022, 8:04 am

Gilda Porcelli who ran Pasta Romagna on Albion Place was handed a warning letter from Leeds City Council for singing and playing music too loud which the authority claimed was disturbing passers-by. This was Leeds in 2001, a 12 months which featured a major blaze at Leeds high school, the demolition of a well-known block of flats as well as a raft of high-profile visitors to the city. Enjoy these photo memories, a mix from the YEP archive and others published courtesy of photographic archive Leodis, which is run by Leeds Library & Information Service, charting a year in the life of your Leeds. READ MORE: 20 photos to take you back to Leeds in 2000 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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