IN PICTURES: Take a look through the Newtownabbey Times’ archive

A visiting police patrol car was a popular attraction for young people at Ballyduff Festival 1997
A visiting police patrol car was a popular attraction for young people at Ballyduff Festival 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.

Mrs Jolly's P6 class plant a tree in memory of Diana Princess of Wales at Hollybank Primary School, Monkstown. 1997

Mrs Jolly's P6 class plant a tree in memory of Diana Princess of Wales at Hollybank Primary School, Monkstown. 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.

*Note: Some pictures may have been cropped for web publication purposes.

Rathcoole Young Girls' Football Prize Night winners. Newtownabbey Times, 1997

Rathcoole Young Girls' Football Prize Night winners. Newtownabbey Times, 1997

Belfast High School head boy Ross Mitchell and head girl Louise Ingram with their deputies - Alison Wright, Robert McKillen, Luke Stewart and Julie Davis. 1997

Belfast High School head boy Ross Mitchell and head girl Louise Ingram with their deputies - Alison Wright, Robert McKillen, Luke Stewart and Julie Davis. 1997

Dean, Jenna, Jason and Wayne play with jigsaws at Hollybank Primary School. 1997

Dean, Jenna, Jason and Wayne play with jigsaws at Hollybank Primary School. 1997

Mrs Fitzsimmon's P1 class at Hollybank Primary School. 1997

Mrs Fitzsimmon's P1 class at Hollybank Primary School. 1997

Catering staff at Hollybank Primary School in Monkstown - Mrs Rankin, Mrs Hamilton, Mrs Wallace, Mrs Cargill and Mrs Lyness planted a cherry tree in the school grounds in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales. 1997

Catering staff at Hollybank Primary School in Monkstown - Mrs Rankin, Mrs Hamilton, Mrs Wallace, Mrs Cargill and Mrs Lyness planted a cherry tree in the school grounds in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales. 1997

Dean, Jenna, Jason and Wayne play with jigsaws at Hollybank Primary School. 1997

Dean, Jenna, Jason and Wayne play with jigsaws at Hollybank Primary School. 1997

Mrs Fitzsimmon's P1 class at Hollybank Primary School. 1997

Mrs Fitzsimmon's P1 class at Hollybank Primary School. 1997