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 January 15

by Carolina

The images focus on celebrity visits to Leeds throughout the 1990s, a decade which featured a raft loads of new restaurant, bar and shop openings around your city. The supplement of celebrities in focus are a range of A, B, C (and even D) listers from the world of stage and screen, TV, sport, politics and much more. Enjoy these memories of the familiar faces who were all in the city to promote and publicise back in the day. READ MORE: Unseen photos from inside Leeds nightclubs in the 1990s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

This is Neighbours star Kimberley Davies pictured during a visit to Software City in Leeds in August 1996.

Photo: Mel Hulme

August 1996 and actress Barbara Knox, better known as Rita Sullivan in Coronation Street, visited Hearfields newsagents in Headingley. PIC: Ross Parry

Photo: Ross Parry

Chef Ken Hom cooked up a storm when he visited the Allders store in Leeds city centre in January 1998.

Actress Julie Peasgood, best known for her role as Fran Pearson in Brookside, visited Leeds Central Library in January 1998 to launch the IT For All scheme.

Photo: Justin Lloyd

Original posted at www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk

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