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 …

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 …

It’s almost time for breakfast!!

Our breakfast meeting this month is on Wednesday 21st June from 7am. This time we are meeting at the Fludyers Hotel in their private dining room Simpsons which is to the left of the hotel. Our speaker is Graham Page from the Citizens Advice Bureau. Everyone is welcome – members of Felixstowe Chamber and non … 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 …

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 …

Chamber Diary of Breakfast Meetings 2017

The Felixstowe Chamber host 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:-   August 16th – Orwell Hotel (Buttery) – Speaker is our … read more …

Adoption of Local Plan Documents

Your local Felixstowe Chamber was involved in the conception of the following plan …. In accordance with Regulation 26 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012, you are advised that the Council formally adopted two Local Plan documents on 26th January 2017. The Site Allocations and Area Specific Policies Development Plan Document … read more …