Enjoy these photo memories from around Leeds in 1999. PIC: Dan Oxtoby
Enjoy these photo memories from around Leeds in 1999. PIC: Dan Oxtoby

Leeds in April 1999 - 19 stories making the news

It was the month kind-hearted pupils at a Leeds school donated football kits for youngsters in Africa.

Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 6:00 am

Children at Mount St Mary's Catholic High School in Richmond Hill came together to help and your YEP was on hand to capture the rainbow of colours on camera. This was April 1999, a month in which Leeds showed its caring side providing a home for dozens of refugees from war-torn Kosovo. And continuning the charitable theme staff from an airline carrier took part in a sponsored aircraft pull at Leeds and Bradford Airport to raise funds for the NSPCC. READ MORE: Leeds in April 1997 - 14 stories making the news LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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