Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds in November 1997. PIC: Dan Oxtoby
Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds in November 1997. PIC: Dan Oxtoby

Leeds in November 1997 - 16 stories making the news

It was the month 25 years of fire station history in Leeds came crashing down.

Friday, 5th November 2021, 4:45 am

Kirkstall Fire Station which was built in 1972 was demolished with a plan to replace it with a new one. This was November 1997, a month which saw a city come together to remember the fallen and enjoy the city centre Christmas lights switch on. It featured training for more than 50 Santas at Asda's HQ in Leeds city centre before they went on work in the retailer's stores. READ MORE: 16 photos of Leeds Kirkgate Market stalls and traders from the 1990s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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