Coronavirus Bulletin to all Felixstowe ResidentsTown Hall Staff   31 Mar 2020

With so much information being shared on the COVID-19 coronavirus we should all be using government advice to inform decisions and be checking that advice regularly. Please continue refer to https://www.nhs.uk/coronavirus for official guidance. In the meantime, please STAY AT HOME. PROTECT THE NHS. SAVE LIVES. We hope that everyone is staying well and using the internet… Read more »

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Vote for your favourite scenes of FelixstoweTown Hall Staff   30 Mar 2020

  The seaside town of Felixstowe in Suffolk is a unique, exciting and diverse location for photographic opportunities – seaside fun, beautiful gardens, huge container ships, historic buildings and rich wildlife habitats. The Felixstowe Photo Competition, organised and supported by Visit Felixstowe, Felixstowe Town Council and the Landguard Partnership, allows both professional and amateur photographers… Read more »

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Coronavirus Grants from the Town CouncilTown Hall Staff   27 Mar 2020

To support the volunteer effort, Felixstowe Town Council has introduced a quick-decision grants scheme totalling £25,000 to support local organisations and charities who are carrying out beneficial work in the community. To download an application form please click here Any properly constituted group, club or organisation based in Felixstowe and/or operating for the benefit of its… Read more »

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Statement from East Suffolk Council regarding operationsTown Hall Staff   24 Mar 2020

East Suffolk Council is responding to the new measures, laid down by the Prime Minister, relating to COVID-19 and is taking steps to ensure critical services are maintained. The Council’s Customer Services team is responding to urgent enquiries, however customers are encouraged wherever possible to seek information about services on www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk. The Council’s operational partners,… Read more »

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Please Keep Your Distance in East Suffolk!Town Hall Staff   23 Mar 2020

East Suffolk Council is urging people to respect the official advice to practice social distancing to help stop the spread of Covid-19. The sunny weather saw many people congregate in tourist locations across East Suffolk this weekend despite official advice from the Government to practice ‘social distancing’ – scenes that were replicated across the country…. Read more »

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Business support in response to CoronavirusTown Hall Staff   19 Mar 2020

East Suffolk Council welcomes measures announced by the Government to help businesses minimise the impact of Covid-19.  Following the Chancellor’s announcement on 17 March 2020, the Government has introduced a package of measures to support businesses affected by Covid-19. These are: a statutory sick pay relief package for SMEs a 12-month business rates holiday for… Read more »

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Intergenerational FunTown Hall Staff   19 Mar 2020

Its so encouraging to see the rise in community spirit in such worrying times, The East Suffolk Communities Team have designed a letter template for our Felixstowe children to have fun completing, they will be anonymous and  will then be safely delivered to our care homes and elderly residents. Please click here to see the… Read more »

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VE Day Concert 8 May CancelledTown Hall Staff   17 Mar 2020

In the interest of community safety during these uncertain times, we have made the unfortunate decision to cancel Felixstowe’s VE Day Concert on Friday 8th May 2020.  We endeavour to host a similar event later in the year or next year, when it is safe to do so. This year marks 75 years since the… Read more »

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Women’s Tour 2020 PostponedTown Hall Staff   13 Mar 2020

Following consultation with stakeholders, sponsors and partners, organisers of the Women’s Tour have decided to postpone the upcoming seventh edition of the annual professional cycle race (scheduled to take placed between Monday 8 – Friday 13 June) due to the current international uncertainty surrounding the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The final stage of the… Read more »

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COVID-19 Coronavirus UpdateTown Hall Staff   13 Mar 2020

This update made:  22.05.20 Felixstowe Town Council is following Government advice and taking the necessary steps to ensure key services can still be delivered at this time. With so much information being shared on the COVID-19 coronavirus we should all be using government guidance at www.gov.uk/coronavirus to inform decisions and be checking that advice regularly. Please continue refer… Read more »

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