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

Some of the staff of Regatta Fashions, Cloughmills, who attended a social evening in the Fort Royal to mark the retirement of Matty Herbison after 41 years' service. 1989.
Some of the staff of Regatta Fashions, Cloughmills, who attended a social evening in the Fort Royal to mark the retirement of Matty Herbison after 41 years' service. 1989.

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

More every week in the Ballymena Times.

Comedian Tom O'Connor signs autographs for Rangers during his visit to St. Patrick's Barracks in Ballymena.

Comedian Tom O'Connor signs autographs for Rangers during his visit to St. Patrick's Barracks in Ballymena.

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.

Ballymena Mayor Sandy Spence cuts the ribbon on the mini company formed at Cambridge House Girls' School. The Decorum Co. was thought up by 24 lower sixth pupils. 1989

Ballymena Mayor Sandy Spence cuts the ribbon on the mini company formed at Cambridge House Girls' School. The Decorum Co. was thought up by 24 lower sixth pupils. 1989

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

Pupils from St Louis Grammar School - Stephanie Scullion, Michael Mechan and Mark McLean - who were third in the Schools' Computer Competition receive their prize from Alan Dunningan, chair of the Computer Education Group. 1989

Pupils from St Louis Grammar School - Stephanie Scullion, Michael Mechan and Mark McLean - who were third in the Schools' Computer Competition receive their prize from Alan Dunningan, chair of the Computer Education Group. 1989

Morton and Simpson's staff and friends about to leave on their 10 mile sponsored walk in aid of the George Sloan Centre. 1989.

Morton and Simpson's staff and friends about to leave on their 10 mile sponsored walk in aid of the George Sloan Centre. 1989.