The Master’s VoiceA personal perspective on our activities and developments within Greater Bristol from the Master of the Society of Merchant Venturers.
The Master’s Voice – April 2013
It is now almost five months since Charter Day and my becoming Master of the Merchant Venturers. It is a fascinating journey that is strengthening my understanding of the Society and my pride in all that it contributes to the community. I believe that we need to work even harder in building understanding of the work that we do and the nature of our organisation amongst the community in our…
The Master’s Voice – February 2013
I’d like to begin by wishing all visitors to The Master’s Voice a Happy New Year. I’m hopeful that 2013 will bring new direction and progress for Bristol. The economic downturn has resulted in significant unemployment and there are areas of Bristol in which third generation unemployment is still accepted as an inevitable way of life. There is a real need for positive action, to create jobs and boost the…
The Master’s Voice – December 2012
Having officially taken over the mantle as Master of the Society of Merchant Venturers on 12 November at Charter Day, this marks my first Master’s Voice blog. I plan to use this platform to offer a personal insight into my activities as Master, and to provide regular updates on the Society’s many charitable, educational and enterprise interests within the city. The biggest event in the city in recent weeks…