The Internet had not yet completely taken over, social media was still a fledgling idea, Manchester United were eight points clear at the top of the table and Leeds were still in the Premier League. In Scarborough, a lot has changed in the last twenty years - which of these changes do you think have been for the better? See even more changes here.
1. North Bay Development
Since 2000 family favourites Kinderland and the Corner Cafe have been knocked down to make way for The Sands Development, Alpamare and, hopefully, eventually, the North Bay multiplex cinema.
Despite a long fight from protesters, the Futurist Theatre was demolished in 2018 after closing in 2014. The future of the site is not yet known, but Flamingo Land are the preferred developer.
3. Open Air Theatre
On the other side of town, the Open Air has reinvented itself this millennium. After closing in 1986 the theatre was untouched until a major refurbishment in 2010. Since then it has drawn Britney, Kylie and Biffy Clyro to town.
Its been a turbulent 20 years for football in the town. Scarborough FC were wound up in 2007. Shortly after Scarborough Athletic formed and have worked their way to the Northern Premier League and moved to a new stadium in 2017.