Chamber Diary of Breakfast Meetings 2017

Felixstowe Chamber hosts a breakfast networking event each month from 7am and once a quarter we join forces with the Flyer Breakfast Club. Below is a list of dates for your diary of the future breakfast meetings planned for the rest of 2017:-         September 20th – Brook Hotel October 18th – … read more …

First Breakfast of the New Year

The first Chamber Breakfast of the New Year will be on the 17th January at Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club at 7.00 am.  To kick start the year, our speaker will be Paul Wood, Head of Economic Development and Regeneration at East Suffolk – Suffolk Coastal and Waveney Councils.

Member Focus – Level Two Youth Project

Felixstowe Youth Development Group, Level Two Youth Project ‘The Youth Hub at the Heart of the Community’ Providing youth services for 7-25 year olds 
 in Felixstowe and the surrounding area (Registered Charity No. 1102380) Level Two Youth Project Promotes the welfare of young people (7-25) through supportive relationships and positive experiences designed to enhance … read more …

Christmas fundraising breakfast at Level 2 on 20th December

For December the Felixstowe Chamber are delighted to announce another special breakfast Christmas networking event with hosts Level Two at 54 Cobbold Road in Felixstowe (at the side of Tesco). To book your place click here or email info@felixstowechamber.co.uk and pay on the day. It’s just £10 for Chamber members and £12 for guests and … read more …

What a great breakfast on 18 October with Ash, Felixstowe Town Clerk – full breakfast report

Gold medals, cycling, allotments, toilets and parking were just some of the subjects covered by Felixstowe Town Clerk Ash Tadjrishi in his informative and wide-ranging talk about the powers and structures of the town council at the Chamber’s October Breakfast in the Fludyer’s Hotel. Mr Tadjrishi told members that the council, which was recently rated … read more …

Chamber Breakfast September 2017 – Network Rail Presentation

Network Rail senior development manager Alex Kirk won an attentive audience at the Felixstowe Chamber September Breakfast at the Brook Hotel on September 20 with his absorbing description of the on-going multi-million pound “Felixstowe railway branch capacity enhancement project”. The latest “reduced scope options,” that are replacing the original plans to help reduce costs, will … read more …

Felixstowe in Flower 2017 was won by the Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club

The Felixstowe Chamber of Trade and Commerce Cup for the best in the Hotel and Guest House section of the Felixstowe in Flower Competition this year was won by the Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club and here Chamber chairman Roger Abbott (left) presents the trophy and certificate to golf club representative Paul Danells, at the awards … read more …

Hear Alex Kirk of Network Rail speak at the 20 September breakfast!

Chamber Breakfast on Wed 20 September, Brook Hotel from 7am The speaker will be Alex Kirk, Senior Development Manager of Network Rail.  Alex joined Network Rail in 2013 and worked as the Freight Manager for Wales overseeing Network Rail’s commercial relationship with the freight operators and managing their operational concerns. Since 2015 he has been based in … read more …

A big welcome to new members Fred Olsen, Kingsfleet Wealth and Barry Massey!

It’s great to see the Chamber continuing to expand.  New members this month are Fred Olsen Travel Agents, one of the premier travel agencies in East Anglia, Kingsfleet Wealth, one of the very few Chartered firms, who advise clients on pensions and investments, and Barry Massey, Professor of International Business at FOM Hochschule.

Business Funding

Menta has partnered with Transmit Start-Ups to deliver the Start Up Loans scheme to UK entrepreneurs. Start Up Loans is a government backed scheme, providing repayable loans and mentoring to individuals in the UK with a viable business idea but no access to finance. We will help you through the application process, including advice on … read more …

Uncovering the mysteries offshore was a fascinating talk!

Thanks so much to Jim Hurden for his great talk on diving off the coast here in Felixstowe.  We all really enjoyed hearing about what goes on in the murky depths off East Anglia. Thank you too to the Orwell for the great breakfast and hospitality.