A View from the Chair November
The Year of Living Dangerously
So a man walks into a bookie’s shop in January 2016 and says ‘I would like odds on the following please- Britain, well England & Wales, to vote to leave the EU, Donald Trump to become...
November Breakfast: Did that really happen?
As we approach the end of what has proved to be an incredible year on so many levels; Chamber members gathered for the final meeting of 2016, with much discussion around what may lie ahead following the monumental political changes...
A view from the Chair October
As Time Goes By
So here we are, November has arrived, the evenings are no longer drawing in-they are simply dark- but as always the clocks have gone back to make the dawn a little earlier.
The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement will shortly...
October Breakfast: Devolution without the Arrows
We couldn’t let the 950th anniversary celebrations pass without some kind of involvement, so we packed our passports and headed off to Battle Abbey School where we held October’s meeting in the impressive library, one of the oldest parts of...
A view from the Chair September
Jeux Sans Frontieres
Peter Gabriel extolled in song his ‘Games Without Frontiers’.
Sitting at home watching probably the best Ryder Cup I have ever seen I can’t help but ruminate upon the strength of the UK being part of the European...