Welcome to theCity and County of Bristol Lieutenancy

The Lord-Lieutenant of the City and County of Bristol,
Mrs Peaches Golding OBE,
is Her Majesty's representative in the City and County

As Lord-Lieutenant, Peaches is Her Majesty's representative in the City and County of Bristol and her first and foremost duty is to uphold the dignity of the Crown. She will follow the example of the Queen and other members of the Royal family and seek to promote a good atmosphere and a spirit of co-operation in the City; she will encourage amicable and productive relationships between all sectors, whether involving the voluntary, social, commercial or civic life of the City.  Lord-Lieutenants also have traditional links with the Armed Forces and exercise leadership in a wide range of matters, from civil and defence to professional and voluntary.  The Lord-Lieutenant is also the Chairperson of the Advisory Committee on Justices of the Peace. 

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Your Lieutenancy

Your Lieutenancy

The Lieutenancy Office for County and City of Bristol is located at Leigh Court, Abbots Leigh, Bristol BS8 3RA - see map at the bottom of this page.  The Bristol Lieutenancy is one of 55 Lieutenancies in England and Wales and serves a population of 428,100 (2011). The City is diverse with more than 91 languages being spoken and 45 religions observed.  Bristol is proud to be an inclusive and harmonious city. 

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What We Do

What We Do

The Lord-Lieutenant is here to help you or your organisation to be of service to the wider community.  Whether it is a visit to your organisation to recognise the work being done, a recommendation to attend a Royal Garden Party, advice on how to nominate a colleague or friend for a national honour based on the high quality of service performed and more, the Lord-Lieutenant is pleased to help.

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Honours and Awards

Honours and Awards

Recognising excellence at the level of personal, business or voluntary organisational achievement requires the inhabitants of Bristol to submit nominations.  However, the Lord-Lieutenant promotes and reviews submissions and the Lieutenancy is keen to encourage more applications for:

  • Honours in the UK honours system
  • The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise
  • The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

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News and Events

Womble Bond Dickinson’s Business Leader Dinner

Womble Bond Dickinson’s Business Leader Dinner

15 May 2018

Over 100 of Bristol’s dignitaries and leading business people gathered on board the ss Great Britain for Womble Bond Dickinson’s Business Leaders Dinner.

Bristol's affiliation with HMS PRINCE OF WALES

Bristol's affiliation with HMS PRINCE OF WALES

10 May 2018

The Royal Navy turned out in force at the launch of the affiliation between Bristol and HMS PRINCE OF WALES, Britain’s largest and newest aircraft carrier (to read more click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

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A lovely tribute to the fallen - unknown and known heroes whose sacrifices led to an Allied victory ending WWI. Beautifully organised @PoppyLegion https://t.co/kgtUvdaba0

9 August, 18:02

We give thanks for #PoppyLegion & their support for injured & bereaved families, #commemoration #MeninGate https://t.co/8XmIpCBbhI

8 August, 12:34

Laying of wreaths, lest we forget, #MeninGate @PoppyLegion commemorating the 100 Days campaign https://t.co/t0oqYoKjVC

8 August, 12:12

RT: MoonConsulting

The Millennial Survey by @Deloitte shows that young employees are more likely to stay for 5 years or more when offered flexible working https://t.co/A0GAJZVkn0

3 August, 17:01

Yes, I respect the work of several female photographers and can't wait to see your list of 100 heroines!! https://t.co/e2cO4aPhKS

28 July, 21:44

Bristol's affiliation with @HMSPWLS will help to strengthen our schools, communities, businesses, employees as we build enduring relationships. https://t.co/cfe6N0IQuk

26 July, 09:55

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⁦@HMS_Ranger⁩ Lieutenant Sam Cresdee welcomes Bristolians on Board his ship HMS Ranger an Archer Class patrol vessel today at the Bristol Harbour Fest ⁦@BristolHarbFest⁩ ⁦@PeachesTweets⁩ ⁦@MayorofBristol⁩ ⁦@DurieJames⁩ https://t.co/unlhPnPnuO

26 July, 09:52

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HMS Prince of Wales crew ⁦@HMSPWLS⁩ at Bristol Harbour Festival ⁦@BristolHarbFest⁩ today celebrating the affiliation with the Royal Navy’s newest Aircraft Carrier and the City of Bristol ⁦@DurieJames⁩ ⁦@PeachesTweets⁩ ⁦@MayorofBristol⁩. https://t.co/6RFnnuDDEB

21 July, 15:26

RT: BrisStephen51

On Board HMS Smiter tonight with the ⁦⁦@PeachesTweets⁩ Lord Lieutenant of Bristol and members of the crew of HMS Prince of Wales ⁦@HMSPWLS⁩ at the start of the Bristol Harbour Festival ⁦@BristolHarbFest⁩ .Come and visit! https://t.co/pMxnenAWBZ

21 July, 13:11

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What a wonderful moment for Bristol Cathedral Choir @BristolCathedra @PeachesTweets to respect the sacrifice of brave soldiers of the First World War commemorated at the Menin Gate https://t.co/Qir3HuChxV

21 July, 13:06