Antrim history 'dumped' by Council on sale for 12,000

Thursday, 26 July 2018

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NEW evidence of the calamitous cost of the council's decision to throw musical instruments bequeathed to the people of Antrim into the skip has been unearthed.
There can be few things worse than being consigned to the dustbin of history, yet that is precisely what happened to one of Ulster's most celebrated bands.
The fate that befell the Massereene Brass and Reed is certainly a tangled web, but at its centre is a local council which was at best careless, at worst cavalier, about a priceless link to Antrim's cultural past.
*Read the full shocking story in this week's Antrim Guardian


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