24 of the best photos take you around Yorkshire in 1970

These wonderful photo memories celebrate a year around God’s own county at the dawn of a new decade.

This gallery showcases the stories making the news around Yorkshire in 1970. And all four corners of the county are featured – from Bradford and Huddersfield through to Harrogate and Whitby as well as the Yorkshire Dales. The photos, plucked from the YEP archive, feature some familiar faces as well as landmarks which dominate the skyline to this day. READ MORE: The 15 happiest places to live in Yorkshire YEP RETRO NEWSLETTER: Sign up for our free monthly email digest of Leeds nostalgia