Leeds News LIVE: Weekend weather forecast, Debenhams final weekend

Welcome to the Yorkshire Evening Post's live blog as rain hits Leeds' last weekend of outdoor-only hospitality today, April 15

Saturday, 15th May 2021, 10:19 am
Updated Saturday, 15th May 2021, 10:20 am
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Leeds News LIVE: Weekend weather forecast, Debenhams final weekend

Last updated: Saturday, 15 May, 2021, 10:41

Leeds Debenhams in Briggate and the White Rose prepare for final weekend as company closes its doors for good

The Debenhams stores in Leeds are to shut their doors for the final time today (May 15) in the company’s 243-year history.

The historic department store chain will close its remaining 28 stores across the UK for good on Saturday after the company collapsed amid the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.

Leeds has two Debenhams store, one in Briggate and one in the White Rose Shopping centre.

Leeds weekend weather forecast: Rain set to pour over city as final outdoor dining weekend is a washout

It’s bad news for people hoping to eat outside or enjoy a pint in a beer garden this weekend, as Leeds is set to be hit by heavy rain.

Following a weekend of heavy rain, Leeds will be welcoming the easing of restrictions next week which will allow indoor socialising.

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