The November Chamber Breakfast is at the Brook Hotel

Come and hear Stuart Franklin, from Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, whilst enjoying a full english breakfast at the Brook Hotel on the 21st November, 7am

Spotlight on …………. Jane Warden, Corporate Training Consultancy

I have lived in Felixstowe for 19 years having moved here from Ipswich.  I have three children all in their teens and educated at Felixstowe Academy.   I live in Old Felixstowe with my husband Martin ,who is a vocal coach and audition coach for all ages. I run a singing group on a Monday … read more …

Dr William Millar from Anglia Growth Hub at the October Breakfast

Advisers at the New Anglia Growth Hub are like GPs for businesses, helping them to get better, become  more efficient and grow, says Dr William Millar, one the organisation’s founding team, which operates across Suffolk and Norfolk. Speaking at the Chamber’s October Breakfast at the Orwell Hotel, Dr Williams spelt out the variety of grants … read more …

Next Chamber Breakfast at the Orwell Hotel

The October Chamber Breakfast will be at the Orwell Hotel, we will be joined by Dr William Millar from the Anglia Growth Hub

The tour of the Port of Felixstowe

The Chamber’s fascinating tour of the 345 hectare Felixstowe Port site, which was conducted by Martin Woor, senior manager strategic rail, at Hutchinson Ports, was enjoyed by more than 20 members and some guests. The tour included close-up views of all the new facilities at the port, including two of the world’s largest remote controlled … read more …

Ten years of investment in Felixstowe

Massive private investment backed up by significant public expenditure in infrastructure over the past 10 years has provided enhanced business confidence and community spirit in Felixstowe. Speaking at the September Breakfast at the Ferry Golf Club, the Mayor, Cllr Graham Newman, revealed that public and private investments during the past decade had totalled more than £875 … read more …

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 …