Useful Links

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire - The Lord-Lieutenant's website

Privy Council - The Clerk to the Privy Council records the outcomes of Meetings of the Lords of the Council in the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice, including those relating to inclusion on the role of persons In-Nomination for the Office of High Sheriff.

The High Sheriff Association - the High Sheriffs' Association, which aims to develop the role of High Sheriff to the benefit of the community and to protect, promote and sustain the ancient office and its traditions.

The Police and Crime Commissioner - The PCC's website.

Gloucestershire County Council - this includes:

  • Facts and Figures - an information portal that acts as a single access point for statistics about Gloucestershire and its people.
  • Heritage and History - a list of websites giving access to useful and interesting information about Gloucestershire history.
  • Gloucestershire Records Office - this aims to preserve and make available historical records relating to Gloucestershire and includes on-line archive catalogues.

HM Courts Service - this includes information about the Queen's Remembrancer - a description of: the origins of the oldest judicial post to remain in continuous existence since the Middle Ages; the Quit Rents Ceremony; Trial of the Pyx; Nomination of High Sheriffs, and Appointment of Commissioners in The Royal Forest of Dean.

This is Gloucestershire - a guide to the County, including in-depth local news and sport, provided by the Citizen, Gloucestershire Echo, and The Forester newspapers.

Gloucestershire Constabulary - including information on crime prevention and Neighbourhood Watch schemes.

Cotswold Life - the area's best selling 'lifestyle' magazine.

Radio Gloucestershire - broadcasts on several frequencies including Gloucester and Cheltenham, Cirencester, Stroud and countrywide.

Magistrates Court Mock Trials Competition has been running annually since 1994, introduces the legal system to young people in an innovative and exciting way.

Gloucester Cathedral - provides information regarding Cathedral services, music, who's who etc.

Gloucestershire Community Foundation - of which the High Sheriff is ex officio a trustee, encourages and manages endowments and distributes the interest to charitable causes in the County. It manages The High Sheriff's Fund.