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Lisburn City Council is a district council covering an area partly in County Antrim and partly in County Down in Northern Ireland. The council is the second largest in the Belfast Metropolitan Area. Council headquarters are in the city of Lisburn, upon which was conferred city status in May 2002 as a result of the council's success in the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee competition. It is the second-largest council area in Northern Ireland with over 108,000 residents and an area of 174 sqmi (450.7 km2) of south-west Antrim and north-west Down. It stretches from Glenavy and Dundrod in the north to Dromara and Hillsborough in the south and from Drumbo in the east to Moira and Aghalee in the west.

The council area consists of five electoral areas: Downshire, Dunmurry Cross, Killultagh, Lisburn Town North and Lisburn Town South. It has 30 councillors, last elected in 2005. The current composition is: 12 Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), 7 Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), 4 Sinn Féin, 3 Alliance Party, 3 Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) and 1 Independent Unionist. The current Mayor is Councillor Alderman Paul Porter (DUP), and the Deputy Mayor is Councillor Brian Heading (SDLP). An election was due to take place in May 2009, but was postponed due to an ongoing review of local government.

For elections to the Westminster Parliament, the council area is currently split between the Lagan Valley constituency and the West Belfast constituency. In the 2010 Westminster election, the Glenavy area was placed in the South Antrim constituency, and the Dunmurry area was placed in the West Belfast constituency.

Lisburn City Council Video

Music Video for Lisburn City Anthem. Jordan Castle takes time out to show you where he's from.
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Rough Copy singing Street Love at the Freedom of the City concert at Wallace Park in Lisburn, Northern Ireland.
3.38 min. | 4.77 user rating
Eugene Donnelly and Paul Kiley in the McGeehan Motorsport John Cooper Works Mini WRC on Stage 9 of the 2014 Circuit of Ireland National Rally. Onboard by Hyl...
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NI Health Minister Edwin Poots and Lisburn Mayor William Leathem have officially opened a new outdoor gym in the grounds of the city's Wallace Park. The faci...
5.30 min. | 4.42 user rating
This Is PART 2, Of The Lord Mayor's Parade In Lisburn County Antrim Northern Ireland, On 10th May 2008, As The Parade Makes Its Way Through The City Centre. ...
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Sinn Féin activists from across the West Belfast and Colin electoral area's came together in the Felon's club to select their candidates for next years local...
10.05 min. | 4.47 user rating
This Is Part 1, Of The Lord Mayor's Parade In Lisburn County Antrim Northern Ireland, On 10th May 2008, As The Parade Makes Its Way Through The City Centre. ...
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Rick and Tony's Documentaries havn't gone too far this time. Rick and Tony are in their home town of Hillsborough, Northern Ireland.
5.30 min. | 4.87 user rating
A study of the effect the recession has had around Lisburn in the past few years. Shot in 1080p High Definition with a high frame rate and set to the song 'T...
3.88 min. | 5.0 user rating
Sinn Féin's 6 County EU election candidate Martina Anderson was on the streets of South and East Belfast with local Sinn Féin councillors and election candid...
5.33 min. | 4.2 user rating

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BBC News--The NI Arts -Council- is supporting him and he will spend three months in the -city- next spring. "It's an opportunity I am grabbing with both hands," he said. ... - Date : Sun, 10 Oct 2010 09:30:51 GMT+00:00
No end to London firefighters row - Belfast Telegraph Tweet this news
Belfast Telegraph--For information contact Belfast -City Council's- economic development unit on 028 9050 0518 or go to the -council- website ... - Date : Thu, 28 Oct 2010 06:31:35 GMT+00:00
Flags should be removed to improve image - Belfast Telegraph Tweet this news
Belfast Telegraph---Lisburn City Council-, in its wisdom, has started putting up the Christmas decorations - miles too early as usual. However, when they are putting them up, ... - Date : Wed, 27 Oct 2010 07:41:52 GMT+00:00

Party seats change +/-
Democratic Unionist Party 14 +1
Ulster Unionist Party 5 -2
Sinn Féin 5 +1
Social Democratic and Labour Party 3 =
Alliance Party of Northern Ireland 3 =
Independent 0 =



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