Spotlight on ……. Pat Stockley Photography

On my tenth birthday, my uncle presented me with a non-descript plastic brown box, and on it one word, ‘Boots’. I had convinced myself in the few seconds that I held it unopened, that it contained shoe cleaning equipment, always a bone of contention with my Mother continually annoyed by my scuffed, dirty shoes. But … read more …

The January Breakfast is at the Orwell Hotel

Join us for a full English breakfast on the 16th January, 7 am.  We will be joined by  Samantha  Parnell from Measured Brilliance, who will be speaking on Effective Digital Marketing. To Book

Enjoyable Breakfast at Level Two

It was a delightful  breakfast this week at Level Two, the cooks Sue & Simon prepared an enjoyable festive twist to the traditional sausage & bacon start to the morning. After breakfast we heard from Sheryl Hopkins on the valuable work that Level Two do with the  youth of Felixstowe, followed by an informative and enlightening … read more …

Spotlight on ……….Thomas Bates & Sons

Thomas Bates & Son Limited was incorporated on the 3rd January 1927 by Percy Bates, naming the business after his Father with whom he had worked in partnership since 1919. Ninety-two years later the Company remains in family hands, our Chairman Michael is the son of Percy and our Managing Director, Joshua, is the son … read more …

Stuart Franklin Speaking at the November Breakfast

  Suffolk Chamber of Commerce business development officer Stuart Franklin was the guest speaker at our interesting and enjoyable November Breakfast at the Brook Hotel

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 …