Newtownabbey church calls for end to disorder

Members of Abbots Cross Presbyterian Church have appealed for peace following riots across the region last week.

Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 11:27 am

A number of cars were hijacked and set on fire as police officers were targeted during disturbances in the Cloughfern area on Saturday, April 3.

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Appealing for calm, a spokesperson for the Doagh Road church said: “As members of Abbots Cross Presbyterian Church and people of this community, we call for peace on our streets.

Members of Abbots Cross Presbyterian Church have appealed for calm.

“We recognise the feelings of anger and frustration in the loyalist/unionist community, but violence is never the answer. We love our community and our area. Let’s work to see it thrive, not destroyed.”

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