This was the scene at Morley Leisure Centre in 1996 as scores of children took the plunge for the YEP's Swimsafe campaign swimming event. Elsewhere pigeons were the talk of the town during a 12 months which featured a devastating fire at a school in the community. Enjoy these photo memories showcasing a year in the life of LS27. READ MORE: 14 photo memories of Morley in 1999 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
1. Morley in 1996
This is Zak the lamb pictured safe in the arms of Morley Markets greengrocer Geoff Berry in February 1996.
Photo: Giles Rocholl
2. Morley in 1996
This is Morley's Chris Parnham pictured in January 1996 who had been selected to appear on TV's Generation Game.
Photo: Peter Thacker
3. Morley in 1996
Young swimmers took the plunge at Morley Leisure Centre to help raise £200,000 to send athletes to 1996 Olympics. Pictured is former Olympic swimmer Suki Brownsdon with Jonathan. Plows and Hannah Fletcher
Photo: Mel Hulme
4. Morley in 1996
Pigeons were the talk of the town in February 1996. A flock had moved Morley Town Hall to the Windsor Court shopping area.
Photo: James Hardisty