Salute to local heroes

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Bob Wright from Carnmoney with a display at the Northern Ireland War Memorial in Belfast.

The 89 year old was awarded a British Empire Medal for his services to the Northern Ireland War Memorial, Home Front Exhibition in Belfast.

There was shock and delight for three other Newtownabbey people who were honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours this week and we have their stories in this week’s Newtownabbey Times.

And in pictures this week, we have the world-famous CowParade, Glengormley’s Uptown Hoedown and more of the borough’s celebrations for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

All this plus lots more, in this week’s paper.


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