IN PICTURES: Take a look through the Newtownabbey Times archive

Stephen and Lisa Foster pictured at the Loughshore Park during the Newtownabbey Raft Race. The event drew a large number of both participants and spectators. 1997.
Stephen and Lisa Foster pictured at the Loughshore Park during the Newtownabbey Raft Race. The event drew a large number of both participants and spectators. 1997.

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

More every week in the Newtownabbey Times.

These two youngsters enjoyed a ride on one of the amusements at the Loughshore Park during the Newtownabbey Raft Race event. 1997.

These two youngsters enjoyed a ride on one of the amusements at the Loughshore Park during the Newtownabbey Raft Race event. 1997.

If you have any old photographs that you would like to share with our readers, we would love to hear from you. Do you have photographs from school? Maybe a sports team you played on? Or a special event that was a special memory? We would love to see them. Send any old photographs, together with any details you have about the photo, to copydesk.ni@jpress.co.uk and we will use as many as we can in the paper.

The Mayor and Mayoress of Newtownabbey Alderman Edward Crilly and his wife, Janette, join in the fun with the crew of 'Hot Stuff' at the Newtownabbey Raft Race event.

The Mayor and Mayoress of Newtownabbey Alderman Edward Crilly and his wife, Janette, join in the fun with the crew of 'Hot Stuff' at the Newtownabbey Raft Race event.

Mary Moreton from Ballyrobert celebrated her 93rd birthday by joining her three-year-old grand niece, Christine, for a swim in Sixmille Leisure Centre in Ballyclare.

Mary Moreton from Ballyrobert celebrated her 93rd birthday by joining her three-year-old grand niece, Christine, for a swim in Sixmille Leisure Centre in Ballyclare.

Pictured at St Brigid's Church of Ireland Bible Holiday Club where the theme was a Tropical Island - 'Going Bananas' - (front from left) Jenny and Claire McKee, Lauren Cash (back) Nathan McKinley and Mark Kidd. 1997.

Pictured at St Brigid's Church of Ireland Bible Holiday Club where the theme was a Tropical Island - 'Going Bananas' - (front from left) Jenny and Claire McKee, Lauren Cash (back) Nathan McKinley and Mark Kidd. 1997.