Enjoy these photo memories of Wakefield in 1998. PIC: James Hardisty
Enjoy these photo memories of Wakefield in 1998. PIC: James Hardisty

34 photos to take you back to Wakefield in 1998

This gallery turns back the clock to showcase a year in the life of Wakefield at the back end of the 1990s.

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It brings together 12 months in the life of the city and the communities it serves during 1998, a year which featured plans for the regeneration of the waterfront, queues to meet a local celebrity and a series of fundraising schemes. These images plucked from the YEP archive showcase local landmarks as well as familiar faces and local news stories making the headlines throughout the year. READ MORE: 31 photos to take you back to Wakefield in 1996 | 29 photos to take you back to Wakefield in 1997

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