Enjoy these photo memories showcasing the stories making the news around Leeds in March 1997. PIC: Roy Fox

Leeds in March 1997 - 15 stories making the news

'Keep Wallace Arnold in Leeds' was the no-nonsense message from the firm's staff in the spring of 1997.

Wednesday, 17th March 2021, 4:30 pm

Workers demonstrated outside its Geldard Road headquarters over plans to sell off the company to rival operator Shearings. Staff made their feelings known as directors held to discuss its future. Elsewhere other protestors, this time blind and disabled, were makin their feelings known over a decision by transport chiefs to end free fares. It was also a month in which the city's proud brewing heritage was celebrated on the streets of Leeds city centre and Leeds United signed a Scottish striker whose Elland Road career ended up taking the low road rather than the high road. This was Leeds in March 1997 - is it a city you remember? READ MORE: Leeds in March 1996 - 21 stories making the news LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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