Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds in May 1999/. PIC: Charles Knight

Leeds in May 1999 - 17 stories making the news

It was the month a new kid on the literary block opened its doors in the city centre.

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Book worms were celebrating after Borders welcomed customers for the first time at its new store on Briggate. This was May 1999 and the city welcomed another arrival. New Leeds United signing Eirik Bakke touched down and would go on to make 140 appearances for the club. Enjoy these photo memories from Leeds in May 1999, a month which saw thousands put their best foot forward for Race For Life and the Leeds Marathon. READ MORE: 14 photos to take you back to Leeds in 1999 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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