Take a look back at life in Leeds in 1978 through these amazing photos

These photos capture the famous people, friendly faces and streets of Leeds back in 1978.

Friday, 21st August 2020, 5:00 pm
Jock Stein at Elland Road.
Jock Stein at Elland Road.

We took a look through the Yorkshire Evening Post archive to find the best shots from the 70s. Is this the Leeds you remember?LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook.

Frankie Vaughan serenading helpers at the Oxfam shop. From the left are: Mrs. Jessie Hull, Mrs. Lavinia Braid, Mrs. Jessie Sunderland Mrs. Molly Finch, Miss Kathleen Maud and Mrs. Dorothy Emsley. 27th February 1978
Mrs. Dorothy Bennett drove the Leeds Metro bus. She said:"People often chat to me. And very often they remark on how much I look like the Tory Leader." 7th October 1978

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Jill Delbosq and camel Yuri who both starred in the Gerrry Cottle's Circus which had a a six-day run at Woodhouse Moor. 9th October 1978
Jock Stein after being made the new Leeds United manager. 21st August 1978
Leeds United's Tony Currie pictured in August 1978. Photo Allsport Hulton/Archive
Grasmere Street in Armley. Leeds, Armley, 23rd March 1978