Byline: SANDRA MURPHY
A FAMILY from Newtownabbey have won the regional final of a national competition to highlight the diversity of domestic bliss.
The Barnes family, who describe themselves as anything but average, are hoping they will be given the opportunity to star in a unique social experiment.
Stephen Barnes, a software solutions consultant, decided to enter the competition after being tempted by a cash prize and a taste of fame.
His wife, Tara, works as a staff nurse at the Ulster Clinic and the couple spend all of their time with their two sons, Adam, nine, and seven-year- old Ryan.