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

A Statement from Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Bristol

A Statement from Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Bristol

8 June 2020

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A Glass of Wine with the Lord-Lieutenant

A Glass of Wine with the Lord-Lieutenant

12 May 2020

The Clifton Club invites Mrs Peaches Golding OBE to participate in a virtual interview with Club Chairman Mike Beesley (to read more click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

Twitter Feed

I've heard @Chineke4Change at #RoyalAlbertHome and @stgeorgesbris - thrilling on each occasion. Come back to #Bristol before too long. https://t.co/ycEaBXP5Bk

14 July, 17:46

Getting fit outdoors - wonderful! https://t.co/QQTWBEE6PP

14 July, 17:35

RT: BristolZooGdns

🎉Today's the day - we are now OPEN! 🎉 We can't wait to welcome you all back. Alongside our own zoo babies, we have a whole host of new residents to introduce you to, made entirely of toy bricks! If you are visiting us, please read our site rules: https://t.co/ZHmU8v95bH https://t.co/QFvAyvi4NH

14 July, 13:29

Tremendously inventive and so very practical! Good luck, Max! #YoungEntrepreneur https://t.co/OZlyCD4miX

14 July, 11:46

RT: AdmTonyRadakin

90% of the world's trade travels by sea, so protecting that is vital for everyone. @RoyalNavy is working alongside our international partners every day to help safeguard shipping in the Middle East and around the world. https://t.co/KMTtDGPHxl

12 July, 15:40

A wonderful way to start the 50th anniversary of the @SSGreatBritain in #Bristol. https://t.co/3mcu5f7PhD

11 July, 11:53

HRH The Prince of Wales met & thanked staff at the #ASDA #Bristol distribution centre for their part in ensuring the nation is fed during Covid19. These two people came out of retirement to help. #Heros #Thanks #BITC #FareShare https://t.co/34BXunFA3Z

11 July, 09:34

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall meets #ASDA key workers at #Avonmouth #Bristol distribution centre who ensured food reached customers and people in vulnerable communities during #Covid19. #BITC #NationalBusinessResponseNetwork https://t.co/2Yl51nKzdE

10 July, 16:53

RT: ClarenceHouse

The 700 @asda depot staff members have worked tirelessly to cope with the increased demand - changing shift patterns, postponing holidays, and making overnight deliveries to ensure extra food supplies reached stores for the following day. https://t.co/FSNvMgxawy

9 July, 15:48

TRH met a large number of @ASDA staff on the frontline during covid19 - we are grateful to them and their colleagues in stores, warehouses and working with charities. https://t.co/t0JXrMVHTX

9 July, 15:48

Many thanks to TRH for visiting #Bristol and recognising the enormous, selfless work of @asda during the pandemic. We hope to see you again, Sir and Ma'am. @BITC https://t.co/SZYOclbucE

9 July, 15:45