Leeds nostalgia: A jewel in our city centre’s crown...

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It’s a place that has seen so many changes over the decades.

In 1928, City Square was a major part of the Civic Week celebrations as this fascinating picture from Leodis shows.

1928: City Square''in Leeds. PIC: Leodis

1928: City Square''in Leeds. PIC: Leodis

In the background, the Majestic was promoting the Civic Week Ball and Charlie Chaplin’s ‘The Circus’ was being shown.

Twenty five years earlier, the magnificent Black Prince was under construction and there is another great view of the Majestic from 1923.

Essential work was being carried out near the old station gates in the 30s and our final picture shows the very beginning of the square as it was being built in 1897.

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Aerial pic of the site where Holbeck Hall once stood before slipping into the sea. See Ross Parry copy RPYSLIP : Large cracks have appeared on a seaside promenade close to where a hotel toppled into the sea over 20 years ago. A patch of land overlooking Scarborough's famous Spa conference centre has been fenced off and monitored by council workers in a bid to prevent parts of the Esplanade falling into the sea. A landslip in the North Yorkshire town in 1993 saw the historic wood-pannelled Holbeck Hall hotel tumble into the sea. Scarborough Borough Council has committed �1.87 million to protect land above the Spa in a bid to stablise the slopes behind the Spa as well as maintenance to the sea wall to stop "significant defects" and a plan to prevent "wave overtopping and landsliding".  It comes as part of an overall �14 million plan funded by the Environment Agency and North Yorkshire County Council.

Yorkshire nostalgia: Scarborough hotel destroyed by landslide in 1993