Taste for Travel Show – Fred Olsen Travel

Felixstowe Chamber member Fred Olsen Travel is organising a special “Taste for Travel Show” at Jimmy’s Farm on Sunday 12th August 11am to 3pm Click for further details  Taste for Travel 2018 Flyer FOT    

Roger Abbott attending Felixstowe Port Users Association Meeting

Chamber chairman Roger Abbott attended a positive FPUA meeting at the Fludyers Hotel on July 18, where more than 40 delegates heard how the association was tackling an array of technical challenges facing people delivering containers to the port — and already seeing some success, though FPUA chairman Jason Flower warned some issues might take … read more …

February Breakfast at the Orwell Hotel

It was a busy breakfast at the Orwell Hotel, it was a great chance to network with other members and to meet some new faces, who attended as guests of the Chamber.  After an excellent breakfast, we were given a presentation on GDPR from Danielle and Shirley from SOS-HR, which was informative and very useful with … 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 …

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 …

Canine Conundrum

Can you help the Martlesham-based Canine Crèche Group? They are hoping to find a suitable franchise site in the Felixstowe area and you can help. Franchise support manager Valerie Friend, who was at our recent Chamber Breakfast meeting explains: “I am looking for a commercial property to lease in Felixstowe, Walton or Trimley with a minimum … read more …

Dementia Friendly Chamber

Felixstowe Chamber’s Vice Chairman Roger Abbott attended a ceremony of thanks last week to accept a certificate from Mayor of Felixstowe Jan Garfield. The certificate was to congratulate the Chamber on becoming Dementia Friendly after one of the Dementia Friendly co-ordinators Gill Bishop, kindly visited last month’s breakfast meeting to enlighten us and our assembled … read more …

Felixstowe Peninsula’s summer plans revealed

Details of an ambitious programme of summer fun with a series of events and other exciting plans aimed at attracting thousands of new visitors to Felixstowe were revealed at a special gathering in the Town Hall on Wednesday afternoon. Helen Greengrass, of Felixstowe Forward, told the town’s tourist chiefs, business leaders and councillors that highlights … read more …

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 …

Adoption of Local Plan Documents

Your local Felixstowe Chamber was involved in the conception of the following plan …. In accordance with Regulation 26 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012, you are advised that the Council formally adopted two Local Plan documents on 26th January 2017. The Site Allocations and Area Specific Policies Development Plan Document … read more …