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 …

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 …

Police report a worrying spate of burglaries in Felixstowe

Felixstowe Police have issued a report this month detailing two break-ins from a worrying spate of burglaries in the town. One of the victims was the newly elected Chair for the Felixstowe Chamber, David Button who owns his own business on Hamilton Road – David Button Funerals. To read more click here 

Chamber Diary of Breakfast Meetings 2017

Felixstowe Chamber hosts a breakfast networking event each month from 7am and once a quarter we join forces with the Flyer Breakfast Club. Below is a list of dates for your diary of the future breakfast meetings planned for the rest of 2017:-         September 20th – Brook Hotel October 18th – … read more …

Emergency First Aid at Work – 31st July 2017

Monday 31st July 2017  At  9:00am – 4:30pm  Cost £99 + VAT per person Group Discount available for bookings of two delegates or more. Description This course covers the role of designated First Aid Appointed Person and this includes looking after the equipment and facilities and calling the Emergency Services when required.  Arrangements should be … read more …

Customer Service Skills Training – 16th May 2017

Cost £140 + VAT per person  Group Discount available for bookings of two or more.  The course will be delivered by a PTLLS qualified customer service skills trainer.  This course will cover the following areas: Communicating effectively Managing customer expectations Handling challenging customers Dealing with complaints Problem solving  Description This course is designed to assist … read more …

Management Skills Training Course – 26th April 2017

Description This Management Skills course is designed to get the delegates thinking about the difference between leadership and management and how to be successful at both. Course Objectives Analyse their role, responsibilities and skills as a Team Leader Identify a range of leadership styles and tailor their style to the individual Improve team performance through … read more …