Tour of Felixstowe Port

The Chamber have organised a tour of the Port on Thursday, 27th September.  We will be meeting at the Orwell Hotel, the coach will depart at approx 1.45pm.  Places are limited, contact the Chamber for availability.  

Suffolk Business Groups agree on closer working arrangements

Felixstowe Chamber and Suffolk Chamber of Commerce have agreed on closer working arrangements The arrangement will be of benefit to both our respective members and will add weight to our campaigning and lobbying initiatives in east Suffolk. We have entered into a ‘linked to’ arrangement  with Suffolk Chamber that is aimed at better communicating each organisation’s work … read more …

Spotlight on ………… David Button, Independent Funeral Directors

It has been three years since I opened up my funeral home in Walton, Felixstowe and that time seems to have flown by. The process of starting on my own and getting to the stage of having the keys to the building was a long one. I had started work in the funeral world on … read more …

“A low carbon future for Felixstowe”

New opportunities to help Felixstowe businesses take a leading role in the march towards a low-carbon future were outlined by Suffolk County Council Environmental Strategy Officer (and Felixstowe resident) Peter Frost at the Chamber’s monthly Breakfast at the Orwell Hotel on August 15. Revealing that free energy reviews and grants of up to £50,000, as … read more …

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    

Felixstowe and the Low Carbon Future is the topic at the next Chamber Breakfast

Join us for breakfast at the Orwell Hotel, Wednesday 15th August at the Orwell Hotel at 7am, where we will hear from Peter Frost, Environmental Strategy Officer from SCDC on the Low Carbon Future. Book Now!

Free Workshops at the Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe on the 16th August

The New Anglia Growth Hub, in conjunction with Felixstowe Chamber,  have two free workshops with Rachel Sloane at the Orwell Hotel this month. For more information visit their website or to sign up for the workshops  via the links Writing Skills for Business, August 16th, 9.00 – 13.00 Interviewing Skills for Writers and Bloggers, August … read more …

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 …

Fire Marshal Basic Training – 16th October 2018

Fire Marshal Basic Training (Half day course) Epsilon House, West Road, Ransomes Europark, Ipswich, IP3 9FJ On Tuesday 16th October 2018 at 9:00am – 1:00pm Cost £85 + VAT per person Group Discount available for bookings of two or more This course is suitable for all individuals working with others or independently who have the … read more …

Managing Stress and Pressure – 27th September 2018

Managing Stress and Pressure (Full day course) Epsilon House, West Road, Ransomes Europark, Ipswich, IP3 9FJ On Thursday 27th September 2018 at 9:00am – 4:30pm Cost £140 + VAT per person Group Discount available for bookings of two or more This course demonstrates how to effectively identify and manage the impact of stress and pressure … read more …