Leeds nostalgia: Celebs in May

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The boys football team at Harehills Middle School got a treat when Manchester United and England captain Bryan Robson presented them with a new strip in 1987.

ne of Yorkshire’s most beloved stars of stage and screen, Wilfred Pickles made a theatrical comeback in 1968 to the delight of local audiences. Later on, these local girls presented flowers to singing stars Peters and Lee who were at the top of their game in 1976.



Coronation Street legend Pat Phoenix was on hand in Leeds in 1971 when she opened a new department store and Freddie Garrity of Freddie and the Dreamers laid down a few riffs in Leeds in 1964.