Photo essay: Getting to the root of male grooming in Leeds

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This Leeds barber is a cut above when it comes to going back to the traditional roots to helping the city’s men look their very best.

Remedy Barbers, which is sited in New Briggate, opened its doors nearly a decade ago.

REMEDY BARBERS:  Zoe Wilks is pictured spraying Chris Walkinshaw. PIC: Simon Hulme

REMEDY BARBERS: Zoe Wilks is pictured spraying Chris Walkinshaw. PIC: Simon Hulme

And over the years the stylish team have helped to trim the locks – and beards – of thousands of men from across the city.

Owner Simon Hunter is also at the forefront of helping the team develop a specialist range of grooming products including beard oils, moustache waxes and their very own branded face creams.

The traditional barber shop is set over two floors and the team even have their very own pop-up barber shop which can be for specialist corporate functions.

For possible use in the YP From the Archive series.''10th May 1988''THE MIGHTY Mallard, pride of Britain's railway history, puffed into Leeds Station today with a raging thirst.''It was pulling such a heavy load - 12 carriages carrying 250 top Post Office customers and stamp collectors - that it needed extra water supplies at Holbeck.''"The last thing we wanted was the boiler blowing up on Britain's pride and joy," said Mr Philip Round, Post Office Information Officer.''Mallard was making a special run across the Pennines from Manchester Victoria to mark two major anniversaries:

Leeds nostalgia: Mallard pulls into Leeds to mark 50th anniversary of world speed record... in 1988