27 March 2015
Prestigious award for Peaches
Peaches Golding was left speechless
after winning the Outstanding Contribution to Business in Bristol
and Bath Award, at the 2015 Women in Business Awards.
Peaches, who is a non-executive director of the Trust was
presented with the award by Professor Jane Harrington, Deputy Vice
Chancellor of the University of the West of England (UWE) at a gala
dinner at the Bristol City Centre Marriott.
Unlike the other winners, Peaches did not know that she was
being considered for the prestigious prize, which is sponsored by
After receiving her award Peaches said "I'm speechless. I came
tonight relaxed waiting to watch all these fantastic women who have
received awards and I'm delighted I was able to do that, but nobody
told me I'd get to walk away with this award. I'm delighted to be
here and to be able to see so many inspiring people".
Peaches was appointed an OBE in 2009, is a trustee of the SS
Great Britain and chair of the ITV West Country Viewer Advisory
Panel. Peaches became the first black female High Sheriff of the
County of Bristol in 2010.