Pantomime star Billy Pearce launched Mecca's newest bingo club on Balm Road in Hunslet, an occasion marked with a balloon release by local schoolchildren. This was July 1999, a month that a six-part Channel 4 documentary following a group of single women trying to find love in Leeds was first broadcast. READ MORE: 31 Leeds restaurants you may remember from the 1990s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
5. Leeds in July 1999
Paul Hudson checks an instrument for measuring sunlight at the Leeds Weather Centre.
Photo: Steve Riding
6. Leeds in July 1999
There were puzzled expressions in Victoria Gardens. The Rubik's cube people were in Leeds with the three dimensional problem and this giant version, complete with legs , was used to promote it.
Photo: Mark Bickerdike
7. Leeds in July 1999
East Leeds U-8s RL team won the Leeds Youth Games. Back: Brad Langton, Tom Morris, Brandon Hannon, Michael Downey, Jake Normington, Luke Keeligan. Front: Scott Coates, Kingsley Wetherald, Billy Kirby, Nathan West, Aaron Manning.
Photo: Peter Thacker
8. Leeds in July 1999
It costume fitting time ahead of August's Leeds West Indian Carnival and Ramona Ottley looks cool and colourful.
Photo: Keith Lawson