IN PICTURES: Take a look through the Newtownabbey Times archive

May McRoberts, who has retired after 28 years' service at Ballyclare Primary School, pictured with principal Winston Pollock and pupils who presented her with gifts. 1997
May McRoberts, who has retired after 28 years' service at Ballyclare Primary School, pictured with principal Winston Pollock and pupils who presented her with gifts. 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.

Alderman Rooney presents prizes to winners in the Abbey Historical Society's Open Week Colouring Competition. 1997

Alderman Rooney presents prizes to winners in the Abbey Historical Society's Open Week Colouring Competition. 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.

Heather Thornton from Loughry College presents food hygiene certificates to Glengormley High School pupils who attended a one-day course at the college as part of National Food Safety Week. 1997

Heather Thornton from Loughry College presents food hygiene certificates to Glengormley High School pupils who attended a one-day course at the college as part of National Food Safety Week. 1997

*Note: Some pictures may have been cropped for web publication purposes but appear in full in print.

Mallusk Primary School pupils wait their turn to see one of the safety exhibitions on show at Ballyearl. 1997

Mallusk Primary School pupils wait their turn to see one of the safety exhibitions on show at Ballyearl. 1997

Glengormley committee of the Cancer Research Campaign held a craft fair at the Chimney Corner. Pictured are committee members with Hilary Arnold (left) fair organiser. 1997

Glengormley committee of the Cancer Research Campaign held a craft fair at the Chimney Corner. Pictured are committee members with Hilary Arnold (left) fair organiser. 1997

Killbride Central Primary School pupils with their harvest display. 1997

Killbride Central Primary School pupils with their harvest display. 1997

Volunteers at a sale in Glengormley Presbyterian Church which raised �223 for the Dunkirk Veterans' Home. 1991

Volunteers at a sale in Glengormley Presbyterian Church which raised �223 for the Dunkirk Veterans' Home. 1991