Category Archives: Staff

Ald Stephen Martin

Cllr Stephen Martin

Cllr Stephen Martin
Lisburn North
07706 526036

Stephen Martin is the Alliance Party councillor for Lisburn North. He previously represented Lisburn South in the old Lisburn City Council.

A solicitor by profession, Stephen is the Alliance Group Leader for our team on Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council. He also acts as an advocate for youth, and volunteers as a Youth Leader. He is also on the Board of Governors of an integrated school.

Stephen runs surgeries at the Lagan Valley Association Office in Graham Gardens, Lisburn.

A former Chair of Alliance Youth and past member of Queen’s University Senate, Stephen was elected to Council to take over from Seamus Close in 2011.


As a local elected rep for Lisburn North well done to @PSNILisCreagh for their efforts…

Really impressed by @IsabelHardman's openness with her own journey with mental health on #marr today. Classy. Barrier breaking. Well done


Baroness Jowell has always been a stand-out politician. Wishing her & her family the very best…

Mayor Morrow opening @lisburnccc Peace IV launch at Lagan Valley Island today. Great to hear from @SEUPB CEO

Great time Lego Building at Rowandale IPS in Moira this morning

Positive @NILGA Executive meeting in Templepatrick hearing from @aspni on the work of the Pensioners Parliament

Please take a moment & support my friend @1984MichaelLego to help make Lego Belfast a reality #LEGO…

Great news from @Smyth_Patterson - substantial vote of confidence in Lisburn's retail offer…

Well done to @SouthUlsterHA for their pro-active engagement & consultation earlier today for their expanding portfolio at Mill Street Hilden

Am I slowly becoming more conservative with age when I read this and feel nostalgic?!…

My read is the Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clancy #readabookaday @LibrariesNI…

I'd encourage everyone to check out the OU in Lisburn Library this weekend @LibrariesNI…

Emily having had her face painted went home to tell her mum that her favourite part of the day was hugging @Kelmba!

Great afternoon supporting Hilden Community Association's Annual Fun Day - Immy couldn't wait to join in!

Hmmmm that should definitely read second in the group....…

Congratulations @Neidin_H from one former @AllianceYouthNI chair. Thank you for all you do for @allianceparty…

Called in with staff of Spar in Grand St-chatted with customers annoyed about what happened but determined to get on…

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Ian James Parsley

Ian James Parsley is providing detailed support for Trevor Lunn’s review of Enterprise policy over the coming months, as well as research on Policing Board issues as they arise.

With the exception of one year working with the Centre for Social Justice, a London-based think tank, Ian has worked in Lisburn since 2007, supporting the Lagan Valley team in various capacities.

He was the Alliance Party’s European Elections candidate in 2009.

Amanda Grehan

Amanda Grehan is Head of Operations at the Alliance Party’s Lagan Valley Constituency Office.

As well as the day-to-day running of the office itself, she provides a full information service to constituents, including:

  • benefits enquiries
  • planning issues
  • business support
  • tidy streets
  • older people’s issues
  • disability matters

A well known advocate for members of the public, pop in to see her any time during work hours!