Felixstowe Leisure Consultation – Deadline End of AprilTown Hall Staff   29 Mar 2018

The deadline for people to tell us how they want leisure in Felixstowe to look like in the future is fast approaching. Suffolk Coastal District Council has launched a five-year programme to redevelop all its leisure centres. Work has already begun on the Deben Leisure Centre in Woodbridge and preparations are in hand to start… Read more »

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Cast your vote in the first Visit Felixstowe Tourism Award 2018Town Hall Staff   26 Mar 2018

VOTE NOW! The online vote for the first ever Visit Felixstowe Tourism Award has gone live this morning, Monday 26 March at 10.00am. This new annual award will celebrate the tourist industry in the seaside town of Felixstowe by rewarding a tourist related organisation or businesses which has excelled during the past year. The Visit… Read more »

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Planting a Tree for the Queen, commemorating the 65th Anniversary of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II in 2017.Town Hall Staff   22 Mar 2018

On 21 March, the Mayor of Felixstowe, Cllr Nick Barber together with fellow Town Councillors planted a tree in Allenby Park, Felixstowe. Joined by the Chairman of Suffolk Coastal District Council, Cllr Chris Blundell, and Mr Nicholas Newton, SCDC Arboriculture and Landscape Manager, the Mayor thanked Suffolk Coastal Norse for their help in acquiring the tree,… Read more »

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Take a Trip to our twin town of Wesel with Fred Olsen TravelTown Hall Staff   15 Mar 2018

The Mayor of Felixstowe, Cllr Nick Barber in association with Fred Olsen Travel Agents have organised a 4 day trip to visit our wonderful twin town of Wesel in Germany on 28 June 2018 for 4 nights.   Felixstowe has been twinned with Wesel, Germany for 44 years. From the beginning, the benefit of the Partnership… Read more »

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Help make Suffolk the Greenest County – join the spring cleanTown Hall Staff   15 Mar 2018

With spring on its way, the Suffolk Waste Partnership is again keen to support local community efforts to clean up towns, villages and countryside by getting involved in a litter pick. Around 200 litter pick groups and events were registered last year in Suffolk, involving over 4000 volunteers. Already this year, over 1700 volunteers have… Read more »

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Raising the Flag for the CommonwealthTown Hall Staff   05 Mar 2018

Felixstowe Town Council will join Lord Mayors and Mayors, Lord Provosts, fellow town and parish councils, local authorities and local communities, school children and college students, members of Girlguiding and the Scouts from around the UK and Commonwealth, Sea and Air Cadets, charities and community groups, Commonwealth Ex-Servicemen and major shipping lines, training ships crewed… Read more »

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Severe Weather updateTown Hall Staff   02 Mar 2018

The situation in Suffolk continues to present numerous challenges, with the areas of North, East and Central Suffolk worst hit by the weather conditions.  High winds and sub-zero temperatures continue to drive drifting snow across many routes making for hazardous driving conditions.  The Emergency Services have responded to numerous call for Road Traffic Collisions and… Read more »

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Information on Grit bins and gritting roadsTown Hall Staff   28 Feb 2018

Due to the recent weather conditions, here is some advice from Suffolk County Council: Grit heaps and bins are generally placed in locations such as the bottom of hills, junctions on minor roads which are on lower priority routes for gritting.  The grit from these heaps and bins must only be used on the public… Read more »

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A14 Orwell to Junction 62 works notification updateTown Hall Staff   26 Feb 2018

The current wet and cold weather is affecting the road works and causing cancellations, however, the current programme of works on this stretch of road is as follows: Date/Time Closure Diversion   24 January to 8 March   Monday to Friday, 8pm to 6am.   Westbound Junction 59 to 57   A clearly signed diversion… Read more »

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