Leeds nostalgia: Meat and ‘free’ veg

Leeds, 2nd February 1983

The storms brought an unexpected bonanza to shoppers in Leeds Market.

More that 800 customers got the bargain of a lifetime when butcher Trevor Middleton, thinking his shops might be closed because of the damage to Leeds market, cut his proces "To the Bone" and gave away vegetables with the meat.

Mr. Trevor Middleton (right) of Middleton Hargreaves butchers, with some of his staff who helped sell the meat, from left, Carl Hilton, Brian Longbottom, Christopher Farmer, Roy Marsden, Colin Clark, Jackie Morgan and Graham Wray.
Leeds, 2nd February 1983 The storms brought an unexpected bonanza to shoppers in Leeds Market. More that 800 customers got the bargain of a lifetime when butcher Trevor Middleton, thinking his shops might be closed because of the damage to Leeds market, cut his proces "To the Bone" and gave away vegetables with the meat. Mr. Trevor Middleton (right) of Middleton Hargreaves butchers, with some of his staff who helped sell the meat, from left, Carl Hilton, Brian Longbottom, Christopher Farmer, Roy Marsden, Colin Clark, Jackie Morgan and Graham Wray.
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Picture of the week - Leeds Market shoppers bag bargain

February 2, 1983: Shoppers got a bargain when butcher Trevor Middleton, thinking his shop might be closed because of storm damage, cut prices ‘to the bone’ and gave away veg with the meat. Left to right: Carl Hilton, Brian Longbottom, Christopher Farmer, Roy Marsden, Colin Clark, Jackie Morgan and Graham Wray and Trevor.

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