26 superb photos take you back to south Leeds in 1996

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These photos chart a year in the life of south Leeds and its residents in the mid-1990s.

Beeston, Belle Isle, Middleton, Morley, Tingley and Rothwell are all featured in this rewind to 1996, a year in community spirit burned bright. These photos, plucked from the YEP archive, feature shops, pubs, restaurants, sports teams as well as a raft of familiar faces and stories making the news during the 12 months. Spotted anyone you remember? READ MORE: 33 closed Leeds pubs which will stir fond memories for drinkers LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook