Mayor's Community Awards 2023

Nominations are now open!

The Mayor of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Councillor Scott Carson is delighted to launch the 2023 Mayor’s Community Awards to acknowledge the outstanding contribution of volunteers and groups from across the Lisburn Castlereagh area. 

We want you to nominate your chosen local individual or group with six award categories up for grabs:

  • Brian McDowell Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Community Spirit Award
  • Youth Champion Award
  • Transforming Lives Award
  • Stronger Together Award
  • Mayor’s Choice Award

Nominations will close at 12 noon on Monday 14th November.  Judging will take place in November and the Awards Gala Event will take place in March 2023. Please note that self-nominations will not be accepted.

The judging panel will comprise of a Working Group with representatives from Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Volunteer Now, the Education Authority and the South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust.

Visit to submit an online nomination form. The council’s Facebook and Twitter pages will post up-to-date information on the Awards.

If you prefer to submit a Word application please click here to download.  Email to: