Lord-Lieutenant of
County Londonderry

Honours - The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service


The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service recognizes exceptional work carried out by any voluntary organization working in the community.  Any such organization is eligible to be nominated but must demonstrate a very meaningful degree of success.


Recent recipients of the QAVS in County Londonderry:

Riding for the Disabled at Castleroe, Coleraine

Learmount Development Group at Park, near Claudy

Building Ballysally Together at Ballysally, Coleraine

Burnfoot Community Group, Dungiven

Vineyard Compassion, Coleraine

Assistant Dogs NI, Limavady


Nominating an organisation

The Lieutenancy will assist any member of the public in any meritorious nomination process.

The procedure is similar to that for a personal nomination for National Honours. For further information and guidance, go to:



Please contact the Clerk to the Lieutenancy at the following link – clerk@lord-lieutenantoflondonderry.com