In Pictures: The Way We Were

The Mayor, Alderman Sandy Spence and Mrs Spence pictured with representatives of the Ulster Orchestra and UTV. Also pictured is William Young (left) who organised the concert at County Hall 1989
The Mayor, Alderman Sandy Spence and Mrs Spence pictured with representatives of the Ulster Orchestra and UTV. Also pictured is William Young (left) who organised the concert at County Hall 1989

Here are a few photos from the Ballymena Times archive to get you all talking.

There’s nothing quite like pictures from the past to bring back memories of family and friends at school or work, or teammates in sport.

Damien Carey draws the winning ticket in the 'Pub with no beer' �5,000 draw. Included are Anne Marie McGovern and Clare McIlwee who drew the �1,000 and �100 tickets. (1989)

Damien Carey draws the winning ticket in the 'Pub with no beer' �5,000 draw. Included are Anne Marie McGovern and Clare McIlwee who drew the �1,000 and �100 tickets. (1989)

If you’ve got pictures to share, we’d like to see them. Email to copydesk.ni@jpress.co.uk.

These young lads clean up a competitors plough during a break in action at the Drummaul Young Farmers Club Ploughing Match at Gracehill.
(Picture from the Ballymena Times archives, 1989).

These young lads clean up a competitors plough during a break in action at the Drummaul Young Farmers Club Ploughing Match at Gracehill. (Picture from the Ballymena Times archives, 1989).

Pictured at the annual Ploughing Match in Ballycastle were - John Wright with Ballymena men, Alfred and Hubert McFetridge. 1989.

Pictured at the annual Ploughing Match in Ballycastle were - John Wright with Ballymena men, Alfred and Hubert McFetridge. 1989.

Ms Eagleson, winner of the Bridge Inn Darts Club ballot, to raise funds for Action Cancer,  receives her prize from Tom  Bell, 1989.

Ms Eagleson, winner of the Bridge Inn Darts Club ballot, to raise funds for Action Cancer, receives her prize from Tom Bell, 1989.