Community wardens to conduct increased patrols in Glengormley

Additional patrols will be conducted by Antrim and Newtownabbey’s Community Safety Wardens in the Glengormley area.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 9th July 2021, 5:54 pm
Updated Friday, 9th July 2021, 5:54 pm

The move comes after poppy wreaths were destroyed yesterday (Thursday) in the latest in a series of attacks at the memorial in Lilian Bland Community Park.

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Condemning the vandalism, Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr Billy Webb said: “I am deeply saddened to see yet again, another attack on Glengormley War Memorial.

Glengormley War Memorial. (Pic Google).

“This shameless behaviour is an insult to the memory of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in their service to give us the freedom we enjoy today.

“I hope the PSNI will be successful in their efforts to bring those responsible to justice and I would encourage anyone with any information to bring it forward to the PSNI immediately.”

A council spokesperson added: “The Mayor will re-lay another wreath at the memorial to mark his respects.

“The council will increase the presence of Community Safety Wardens in the area in an attempt to deter further anti-social behaviour.”

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