Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds in September 1999. PIC: Mike Cowling
Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds in September 1999. PIC: Mike Cowling

Leeds in September 1999 - 16 stories making the news

It was the month you could have thought this little piggy was on her way to market, Kirkgate Market.

Wednesday, 15th September 2021, 4:45 am

It wasn't. It was destined for America. Artist Kevin Harlow from Kirkstall, who studied fine art at the old Leeds Polytechnic in the 1970's, had created the piece 'Head Waitress', a pun on the traditional practice of serving a pig's head with an apple in it, for a private collector in the United States. This was Leeds in September 1999, a month which saw your YEP being the talk of Leeds after unveiling a new-look. The newspaper, providing news you can trust since 1890, boasted a new 'bath size' format after changing from a broadsheet to a tabloid. READ MORE: 22 photos to take you back to Leeds in 1999 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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