Mid and East Antrim councillors to be asked to give Freedom of Borough to motorbike star Jonathan Rea

World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea
World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea.

COUNCILLORS are to be asked to give motorbike star Jonathan Rea the Freedom of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.

A Notice of Motion has been proposed by Alderman Gregg McKeen, seconded by Councillor Paul Reid.

The motion is due to be tabled at a meeting of the council in Ballymena next Monday night.

The motion reads: ‘That this Council confers the Honorary Freedom of the Borough of Mid and East Antrim on Dr J Rea, MBE, in recognition of his success in world Superbike competition, including a record breaking 4th successive title in a row, and to the sport of motorcycling internationally.”

Recently, Rea was given the Freedom of the Borough of Antrim and Newtownabbey.

 

 

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