IN PICTURES: The Way We Were

One of the youngest Show exhibitors was Rebecca Balmer with her prizewinning modern game bird. 1989.
One of the youngest Show exhibitors was Rebecca Balmer with her prizewinning modern game bird. 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.

Finalists in the NEELB target badminton competition at Cloughwater Church Hall. 1989

Finalists in the NEELB target badminton competition at Cloughwater Church Hall. 1989

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Matchroom Challenge organiser John Dolan with group finalists Joe Swail and Dermot McGlinchey, second right, referee David McFall. 1989

Matchroom Challenge organiser John Dolan with group finalists Joe Swail and Dermot McGlinchey, second right, referee David McFall. 1989

Ballymena girl Lorna Loughlin is one of just 30 students from around the province to receive the prestigious Insstitute of Marketing Diploma.

Ballymena girl Lorna Loughlin is one of just 30 students from around the province to receive the prestigious Insstitute of Marketing Diploma.

Mrs Kathleen Forde presents the �1,000 prize in the Pub With No Beer Draw to Mrs Eileen McCloskey. 1989.

Mrs Kathleen Forde presents the �1,000 prize in the Pub With No Beer Draw to Mrs Eileen McCloskey. 1989.

Mr Hill of Knockeden Lodge hands the Stirrup Cup to Rodney Bamber, member of the Hunt, and Alex Cooke, whipper in. 1989

Mr Hill of Knockeden Lodge hands the Stirrup Cup to Rodney Bamber, member of the Hunt, and Alex Cooke, whipper in. 1989