12 of the best photos take you down Leeds Kirkstall Road in the 1970s and 1980s
The gallery showcases all aspects of daily life along the popular commuter route – from shops and pubs, through to landmarks and characters - during the 1970s and 1980s. They were two decades which brought Yorkshire Television studios into focus as well as Leeds City Fire Brigade headquarters. Many of these photos have been hidden away in the YEP archive and never seen before. READ MORE:Memories of lost Leeds pubs in Burley and KirkstallLOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA?Join Leeds Retro on facebook
The Cabinet reshuffle that brought back David Cameron was supposed to reunite the Tory “sensibles”, reassure centre-ground voters and put Rishi Sunak on course for a general election victory next year. If one could liken it to a film scene it would be the end of The Railway Children when the young Jenny Agutter runs along the platform shouting “daddy, my daddy” before throwing herself into the arms of her father, freshly returned from a spell in political disgrace.
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