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

Two groups gain Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Two groups gain Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

2 June 2019

Two groups of volunteers based in Bristol have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (for more information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).



12 June 2019

Twelve sailors from HMS PRINCE OF WALES are to break their Charity Bike Ride from Rosyth to Portsmouth at Bristol Cathedral (for more information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS immediately below).

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And what a fabulous job Kirstie does with the Police #Cadets, too. Well done and well deserved! https://t.co/MRkfUHQIny

14 June, 14:56

A beautiful find yesterday in a St Peters Hospice shop. Suits my values #recycle #reuse & I shall wear it in #Happiness @stpetershospice @JohnnyHospice https://t.co/cjQdrndiKB

14 June, 14:15

What a brilliant charity bike ride - well done! Given the weather on your 500 mile odyssey, you're amazing. Great to see you in #Bristol yesterday at the start of the last leg of your ride. @BristolPWLS @BrisStephen51 @brislordmayor @BristolCathedra @HMSFlyingFox https://t.co/K5o1vs6HuT

13 June, 17:50

I was delighted to meet some of your students. https://t.co/ha0eVGJ0L6

11 June, 21:18

Great projects from dynamic young women! You have a wonderful future ahead of you! https://t.co/dIzd9SPf9M

11 June, 21:16

RT: brislordmayor

So looking forward to joining @PeachesTweets tomorrow morning and giving a huge Ship Shape & Bristol Fashion welcome to 12 crew from @HMSPWLS on the last leg of their epic charity cycle ride from Rosyth to Portsmouth @MarvinJRees @BrigJkFraserRM @BristolCouncil @HMSFlyingFox 😀

11 June, 21:14

#BristolBeatsCancer fundraising dinner hosted by @kyliepentelow @BrisCancerEpi 50% of us will develop cancer 40% are preventable #cancersurvivor https://t.co/Q8AIkao7Q5

11 June, 19:20

RT: BristolPWLS

Bristol is a cycling city! Please come and support the cyclists of HMS Prince of Wales on 12/6/19 as they set off on the last leg of a charity bike ride from Rosyth to Portsmouth. 8.30 am from City Hall College Green Bristol @PeachesTweets @smrmoorhouse @BrigJkFraserRM @HMSPWLS https://t.co/EqqRCmmXzM

10 June, 21:03

Happy birthday, Sir! from all in #Bristol https://t.co/r4KYle8i2f

10 June, 15:41