Pictures from Yorkshire's past

Photographs of August through the decades from The Yorkshire Post archives.

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy on a visit to Leeds in August 1932.

This selection of pictures from The Yorkshire Post’s weekly nostalgia supplement on a Tuesday includes Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy on a visit to Leeds in August 1932, Paul Sykes signing a boxing contract in Wakefield in August 1979. and a protest meeting at Oakes Green Wash-House, Attercliffe, Sheffield, in 1962. Do you remember these events or have personal memories of them or other pictures such as Rotherham Hospital’s Radio Nightingale?. If so, we would love to hear from you so please email [email protected] We would also like to hear from you if you have photographs that you would like to share for the Picture Past supplement.

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy on a visit to Leeds in August 1932.

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Skateboarders in Sheffield in 1992
Broadcasting Rotherham Hospital's Radio Nightingale in August 1979.
Mexborough ferry bridge, South Yorkshire, in August 1963.
Chris Shaw (left) and Ken Warnes with a Dennis fire tender (left) and a Green Goddess at Killamarsh Heritage Centre, South Yorkshire, August 1987.
Protest meeting at Oakes Green Wash-House, Attercliffe, Sheffield, in August 1962.
Paul Sykes signs boxing contract in Wakefield in August 1979.
Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy on a visit to Leeds in August 1932.
Skateboarders in Sheffield in 1992
Broadcasting Rotherham Hospital's Radio Nightingale in August 1979.
Mexborough ferry bridge, South Yorkshire, in August 1963.
Chris Shaw (left) and Ken Warnes with a Dennis fire tender (left) and a Green Goddess at Killamarsh Heritage Centre, South Yorkshire, August 1987.
Protest meeting at Oakes Green Wash-House, Attercliffe, Sheffield, in August 1962.
Paul Sykes signs boxing contract in Wakefield in August 1979.