Shop Local & Eat Local this year

  East Suffolk Council ‘Eat, Shop, play’ campaign & Shop Local and Stay Safe’ has been updated for 2021.        Local independent businesses have had a challenging year in 2020, so make an opportunity to support your local town by shopping or ordering locally Visit the Directories below: Jan 2021 Shop Local Jan … read more …

January Virtual Networking

2021’s first virtual networking meeting will be on Wednesday 20th January at 6.30pm. Log on and log in and share your experiences of Lockdown 3 with other members. We will also be joined by Emma Wilson-Downes, Headteacher at Felixstowe School. Book here or email the Chamber Book on Eventbrite 

Shop Local & Eat Out Local this Christmas

  East Suffolk Council ‘Eat, Shop, play’ campaign & Shop Local and Stay Safe’ this Christmas, aims to reassure the people of Felixstowe that there are robust safety measures in place in our town and encourage them to support local independent businesses   Local independent businesses have had a challenging year so Why not take … read more …

Three Speakers at November networking – Chair’s Report

Chamber members were treated to three speakers at the Zoom networking event on Nov 18. Local Spotlight magazine editor (and new Chamber member) Sharon Jenkins’ backstage look into the publishing industry was followed by a two-handed presentation from Felixstowe job Centre Plus work coach Anne Willett and Dept of Work & Pensions (DWP) partnership manager … read more …

Virtual Networking – Wednesday 18th November 6pm

Pour a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and join us this month to hear from new member  Sharon Jenkins, of Mansion House Publishing who will be talking about “Spotlight on Felixstowe”  and Anne Willett from the DWP Felixstowe on her role with the Dept of Work & Pensions and David Walford, Partnership … read more …

Virtual Networking this month

As we continue to operate under the constraints of Covid-19, our next meeting will once again be on Zoom on Wednesday 21st October at 6pm We will be joined by East Suffolk Councillor, Steve Wiles, Assistant Cabinet member for the economy for East Suffolk Council, whose role currently is to oversee the safe re-opening of the … read more …

Chamber Membership

Now is the time to renew your membership to the Felixstowe Chamber of Trade and Commerce or to join us either for the first time or to rejoin. The Chamber took the unprecedented step to postpone the membership renewal this year until the Autumn in order to support our members in these unusual times, and your Committee has also agreed that … read more …

Update from Shez Hopkins, Project Manager at Level Two Youth Project

Since lock down to July we have managed to deliver the following service: – The Team has remained in contact with all our regular service users for a phone call or message to keep in touch, offer support where we can, & to sign-post to other community support schemes. Mentoring & Counselling has continued & worked … read more …

Virtual networking – 16th September, 6pm

Our next virtual networking event is on September 16, 6pm. Join us and Sharon Harkin, from the East of England Co-op who will be speaking on her role as a Community Manager Grab a coffee or a glass of wine, invite a friend along and catch up with other members of the Chamber Book your … read more …

Felixstowe Academy

Business Mentoring Programme Felixstowe School is looking to work more closely with Felixstowe Chamber of Commerce in the new academic year in a number of ways including its Business Mentoring Programme, work experience and .  We are kick starting this programme and we are keen to make contact with members who would like to work with our Sixth Form students … read more …

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