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Association

Aims of the Association

  • To provide a forum to raise issues of local concern
  • To obtain improved amenities in the area
  • To arouse greater public awareness

Membership
Membership is open to all residents of Holywood, Co.Down, Northern Ireland. Our current membership is 400. The annual subscription is £3.00 (minimum) per household.

Download Application Form (PDF Format)

Links with other Organisations
In issues of common concern we work in partnership with other groups including the Holywood Chamber of Commerce, and Bangor and Holywood Towns Centre Management Board.
We are represented on the Holywood Road Safety Committee, the Management Committee of the Citizens Advice Bureau, The Holywood Community Council and the Belfast City Airport Forum.

Achievements
1973: The Association established the Holywood Community Council
1974: Mounted our first Keep Holywood Tidy campaign which is held annually with our participating also in 'SPRUCE UP' projects.
1983: Instrumental in setting up Holywood Citizen's Advice Bureau.

Matters taken up in recent years

Coastal Path
Derelict Buildings
Dog Fouling
Fly Posters
Footpath repairs
Graffitti
Litter
Local eyesores
Obstacles on Footways
Overgrown Areas
Parking
Passageways
Planning Matters
Public Toilets
Recreational Facilities
Recycling
Street Cleaning
Street Furniture
Street Name plates
Shrub beds
Traffic problems

Holywood's performance in the Best Kept Town Competition organised by the N.I. Amenity Council

  • 2008: Holywood was Winner of Best Kept Medium Town Category.
  • 2005: Holywood was runner up of Best Kept Medium Town Category.
  • 2004: Holywood was winner of Best Kept Medium Town Category.
  • 2003: Holywood was winner of Best Kept Large Town Category in Ireland's Best Kept Town's competition.
  • 2002: Holywood was winner in the Best Kept Medium Town Category
  • 1996: Holywood was Highly Commended in the Best Kept Medium Town Category
  • * 1994: Holywood was winner in the Best Kept Medium Town Category
  • 1993: Holywood was the runner up in the Best Kept Large Town Category
  • 1992: Holywood was winner in the Best Kept Large Town Category
  • 1984: Holywood was judged the most improved town in the Best Kept Large Town Category

*The Medium Town Category was first introduced in 1994 for town's with a population between 8,000 and 15,000.