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 …

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 …

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 …

IOSH Managing Safely – 3 Day Course over 10th/11th/12th April 2017

9.00am till 4.30pm FULL ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY  Cost £360 + VAT per person Managing Safely V5 is for managers and supervisors in any sector, and any organisation. This is a practical programme, full of step-by-step guidance, with a sharp business focus. The format is highly innovative and the content is designed to engage and inspire … read more …

Dealing with Difficult People – 26th April 2017

9:00am – 4:30pm – Cost £140 + VAT per person The course will be delivered by a Professional trainer and PTLLS qualified  This course will cover the following areas: Analyse why some people are difficult Identify different types of difficult behaviour Examine your own communication style and the effect of this Identify ways to deal with … read more …