Antrim rep is new Mayor

DUP man John Smyth has spoken of his ‘huge pride’ after he became the first Antrim Town rep to become Mayor since the creation of the new ‘super council’.

Speaking to the Antrim Guardian just hours before the chain of office was lowered on to his shoulders, the Steeple man described his new role as the ‘biggest honour’ of his long political career.

*Full story in this week’s Antrim Guardian and see next week’s edition for full reports from the council AGM

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