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

Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadets

Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadets

18 December 2018

I am delighted to introduce you to my 2018 to 2019 Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadets (for the full account click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

Restoration of Soldiers Corner, Arnos Vale Cemetery

Restoration of Soldiers Corner, Arnos Vale Cemetery

8 December 2018

The hillside on which the graves of soldiers who served in World War I was rededicated following an extensive restoration project at the Arnos Vale Cemetery (for more information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

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And the Christmas trees inside are just as beautiful. #HappyChristmas https://t.co/a6JUStMxLj

17 December, 21:52

Congratulations Ashley Community Housing! #MTMAwards2018 https://t.co/guw04OTPJ7

17 December, 10:20

Congratulations and best wishes for your continued success. Lovely to meet you!

17 December, 09:48

What an amazing evening and tremendous honour. The people of Bristol really won the award; they supported me, championed my causes and helped me achieve success. #ThankYou https://t.co/RMj6lWfAaO

17 December, 09:45

RT: BrisStephen51

The most wonderful Blessing of the Crib Service at Bristol Cathedral this afternoon.⁦@diobrizzle⁩ https://t.co/qMEWtJGfZx

17 December, 09:40

Entrepreneur of the year #MTMAwards2018 presented by @MoonConsulting @VLMEXEC Congrats! https://t.co/AbW9VBJDTs

16 December, 22:38

RT: LMGiftGala

We want to say a HUGE thank you to @fbeGreatWestern who raised a staggering £3,000 for the Appeal at their Christmas lunch. So generous 👏👏

15 December, 13:55

Thank you. I am greatly humbled by your generous response. https://t.co/YiWdaDZ3cs

14 December, 22:36

The Royal Naval Association candle light carol service @HMSPWLS @BristolPWLS @brislordmayor in the #lordMayorsChapel #Bristol https://t.co/tq1MqJTnYd

14 December, 21:02