Newtownabbey Times, Thursday, January 7, 2013
Newtownabbey Times, Thursday, January 7, 2013

In this week’s Newtownabbey Times:

Organised chaos: Senior police officers claim loyalist violence at Cloughfern Corner was pre-planned.

Police deny antagonising protesters.

Ulster Unionists calls for end to protests.

Translink say if attacks continue on local services buses could be withdrawn.

Pensioner is cruelly taunted by loyalist protesters.

Ulster Unionists call for an end to the protests to allow political leaders to develop a strategy to move forward.

And Alliance leader David Ford says attacks on his party and its members will not stop work towards a shared future.

Also this week:

Trial opens into gas deaths of teenagers at Castlerock holiday home.

Asbestos survey stalls kitchen plan.

Douglas the hero dog sadly passes away.

And traders voice concerns over disruption caused by town improvement works.

And in sport:

Reds back on the promotion trail after double cup misery.

NI vice-captain Hannah Irvine prepares to face best team on the planet in netball.

And Belfast High send Banbridge crashing out in the School’s Cup in rugby.

All this plus lots more in this week’s Newtownabbey Times.


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