The city has undergone some huge changes in the last 20 years. We've dug through our archive to find these photos take you back to Wakefield in 2001, a year which featured a fight for Super League survival, art installations, and new bar openings.
5. April 2001
Wakefield Cougars captain Alex Judson kisses the Yorkshire Silver Trophy after his side beat Marist RUFC in the final.
6. May 2001
Mayor of Wakefield, Coun Don Hitchen, with a specially brewed beer at the ready for the topping out ceremony at the new Paragon Business Village. Also pictured is lift operative Lee Farrar.
7. June 2001
Owzat! Wakefield St Michaels batter Mark Boycott is clean bowled by Birstall's Nayeem Rao.
8. August 2001
Julie Sataria planned to serving oxygen with pints at her new bar when her new bar on Lower York Street.