August Breakfast – uncovering the mysteries off shore

Join us for breakfast next month on Wednesday 16th August and you’ll hear from one of our newest members – Jim Hurden about his hobby diving. Jim has dived off the coast here in Felixstowe and will be revealing what he’s discovered in the murky depths off the coastline here in East Anglia. Everyone is … read more …

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 …

Bangers and Burglaries

This month’s networking breakfast was another successful one, run in conjunction with the Flyer. We met on Wednesday 5th July at the Orwell Hotel in Hamilton Road, Felixstowe. Our guest speaker was South East Locality Inspector Andy Pershouse and his colleague Sergeant Peter Street who gave us an interesting and informative talk about keeping our homes … read more …

Joint Breakfast with Suffolk Constabulary Guest

Our next Chamber  networking breakfast is another joint one with the Flyer. Everyone is welcome to attend on Wednesday 5th July from 7am at the Orwell Hotel in Hamilton Road, Felixstowe. Our guest speaker is South East Locality Inspector Andy Pershouse and his colleague Sargeant Peter Street who will be talking about keeping your home and … read more …

It’s almost time for breakfast!!

Our breakfast meeting this month is on Wednesday 21st June from 7am. This time we are meeting at the Fludyers Hotel in their private dining room Simpsons which is to the left of the hotel. Our speaker is Graham Page from the Citizens Advice Bureau. Everyone is welcome – members of Felixstowe Chamber and non … 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 …

May Networking Chamber Breakfast Meeting

In May its time to return to the Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club on Wednesday 17th May from 7am. Our speaker is local award-winning business woman Karen Finch – owner of the Hearing Care Centre. She will be talking to us about ‘How important it is to look after our Hearing.’ There will be a chance … 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 …