CCTV installed at Carrickfergus War Memorial after vandalism attack

CCTV has been installed at Carrickfergus War Memorial following a vandalism attack earlier this month.

Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 4:31 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 5:18 pm

Graffiti including a swastika was discovered on the memorial at Joymount on July 6, while glass was also smashed on a bus shelter nearby.

The incident attracted strong condemnation locally, with elected and community representatives calling for the additional security measure at the location.

A spokesperson for Mid and East Antrim Borough Council confirmed this week that "temporary covert CCTV has been installed" at the memorial.

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Graffiti including a swastika appeared on the war memorial in Carrickfergus.


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