Carrickfergus in Bloom Awards and Recognition

Our town is proud to receive numerous environmental awards and recognition over recent years.

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Carrickfergus Town has been awarded:

2015 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Large Town Category
2014 Britain in Bloom Silver Gilt Award – Large Town Category
2013 Ulster in Bloom 1st place – Large Town Category
2013 Ulster in Bloom 'Floral Station Category' – Runner-Up – Carrickfergus Rail Station 2013 2013 Ulster in Bloom Special Biodiversity Award
2012 Ulster in Bloom - Roses in Towns Trophy
2012 Ulster in Bloom 'Floral Station Category' – 1st place – Carrickfergus Rail Station
2011 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Large Town Category
2010 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Large Town Category
2010 Ulster in Bloom 'Floral Station Category' – 2nd place – Carrickfergus Rail Station
2008 Ulster in Bloom 3rd place – Large Town Category
2008 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' : Greenisland Railway Adoption Scheme Project
2007 Ulster in Bloom 3rd place – Large Town Category
2007 Ulster in Bloom 'Floral Station Category' – 3rd place – Carrickfergus Rail Station
2006 Ulster in Bloom 1st place – Large Town Category
2006 Ulster in Bloom 'Floral Station Category' - Carrickfergus Station
2005 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Large Town Category
2005 Northern Ireland Amenity Council Best Kept Sheltered Housing - Castlerocklands
2005 Ulster in Bloom 'Crystal Prize' - Carrickfergus Borough Council
Ulster in Bloom2004 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Large Town Category
2004 Ulster in Bloom 'Floral Station Category' – 1st place – Carrickfergus Rail Station
2003 Britain in Bloom Bronze Winner
2002 Ulster in Bloom 1st place – Large Town Category
2001 Britain in Bloom Finalist
2001 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Large Town Category
2000 Britain in Bloom Finalist
2000 Ulster in Bloom 1st place – Large Town Category
1999 Ulster in Bloom 1st place – Large Town Category
1999 Britain in Bloom Finalist
1998 Ulster in Bloom 1st place – Large Town Category
1998 Britain in Bloom Finalist
1998 Shell Best Kept Large Town Winner
1998 Shell Best Kept Large Housing Estate – Windmill Hill Estate
1998 Tidy Britain Award (Contributed the most to the Tidy Britain Group).
1997 Ulster in Bloom 1st place – Large Town Category
1997 Britain in Bloom Finalist
1996 Ulster in Bloom 1st place – Large Town Category

Whitehead Town has been awarded:

2016 Britain in Bloom Silver Gilt Award – Small Town Category
2016 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Small Town Category
2016 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' Winner – for Whitehead Rail Station
2015 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Small Town Category
2015 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' Winner – for Whitehead Rail Station
2014 Britain in Bloom Silver Gilt Award – Small Town Category
2014 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Small Town Category
2014 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' Winner – for Whitehead Rail Station
2013 Ulster in Bloom 1st place – Small Town Category
2013 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' Winner – for Whitehead Rail Station
2012 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' Winner – for Whitehead Rail Station
2011 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' Runner-Up – for Whitehead Rail Station
2010 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' Winner – for Whitehead Rail Station
2009 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Small Town Category
2009 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' Runner-Up – for Whitehead Rail Station
2009 McMaster Home Farm Meats, 'Special Floral Award'
2008 Britain in Bloom Silver Gilt Award – Coastal Town Category
2008 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Small Town Category
2008 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' Runner-Up – for Whitehead Rail Station
2007 Britain in Bloom Bronze Award – Coastal Town Category
2007 Ulster in Bloom 1st place – Small Town Category
2007 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' Winner – for Whitehead Rail Station
2006 Britain in Bloom Silver Award – Coastal Town Category
2006 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Small Town Category
2006 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' Winner – for Whitehead Rail Station
2006 Carrickfergus Business Awards (Environment Award) - Brighter Whitehead
2005 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Small Town Category
2005 Britain in Bloom Silver Award – Coastal Town Category
2005 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' Winner – for Whitehead Rail Station
2005 Carrickfergus Business Awards (Environment Award) - Brighter Whitehead
2004 Ulster in Bloom 2nd place – Small Town Category
2004 Ulster in Bloom 'Special Award' – Northern Bank in Whitehead
2004 Ulster in Bloom 'Community Rail Halt' Winner – Whitehead Rail Station
2000 Ulster in Bloom 3rd place – Small Town Category
1998 Ulster in Bloom 3rd place – Small Town Category
1998 Shell Best Kept Small Town – Runner-up