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 …

Hear Felixstowe Town Clerk Ash Tadjrishi at Chamber Breakfast on 18 October at the Fludyers Hotel

Ash Tadjrishi moved to Felixstowe in 2014 to take on the role as Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to the Town Council after previous local government roles in Barnet, Epping and Borehamwood. In the three years since, the Town Council has updated its committee structure, refined its budget processes, increased provisions for community grants … 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 …

Automated Posting To Facebook And Twitter – A Test

Checking out automating Facebook And Twitter posts – a test.

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.

Felixstowe Academy needs exhibitors for Careers Fair

Trudy O’Reilly, from the Felixstowe Academy, is asking members of the Felixstowe Chamber of Trade and Commerce if they know of any businesses who would like to exhibit at its careers fair at the Felixstowe Academy on September 29, 2017? The provisional outline for the morning is:- 8.50am – 10.05am Year 11 10.05am – 10.25am … read more …

Special Events to Celebrate Summer

Felixstowe Chamber members The Orwell Hotel, who are planning major re-furbishments since its new ownership, will celebrate this summer by staging a number of special events during the summer months. They include the return of the popular international Drag Spectacular, “The Ladybirds,” accompanied by a special two-course meal on August 12, as well as a … read more …