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 …

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!

Breakfast at the Brook Hotel with Darryl James from Felixstowe Academy

  The Chamber’s schools project took a big step forward at the July Breakfast when the Felixstowe Academy’s Head of 6th Form, Darryl James spelt out some of its plans to ensure the school improved in the near to medium-term future, as well as some of the challenges it was facing. These include focusing more … read more …

Felixstowe Chamber launches its Business Survey

This survey will enable the Chamber to look at the current and potential needs locally of all businesses, and identify any barriers to future growth and success.  With the funds awarded by East Suffolk Partnership (ESP) to the Felixstowe Chamber, the survey is the first step in the feasibility study into the need of prospective and current businesses … read more …

Great views & the future of Tech opportunities at our June Breakfast

Painting a picture of the burgeoning tech scene across East Suffolk, Tech East chief executive Tim Robinson included Felixstowe in the picture, describing the potential for future partnerships with Cambridge, London and China. Speaking at the Chamber’s monthly Breakfast meeting at the Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club on June 20, Mr Robinson said: We are here … read more …

June Breakfast at the Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club

The June Breakfast is on the 20th at Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club at 7am,  we will be joined by  Tim Robinson of Tech East.

John Greenwold speaking at our May breakfast

Remember the customer is not always right, especially in a business that is offering expert advice and high-quality products, said John Greenwold during an entertaining talk on ways to diversify and add value at the Chamber’s May Breakfast in His Lordship’s Library at the Orwell Hotel. Describing how and why he has moved his business … read more …