Suffolk Chamber News
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West Suffolk Council is carrying out a review of car parks across the district, the first review to be carried out in four years.
More UK exporters are reporting a decrease in orders in the opening quarter of the year, with cashflow and confidence dipping too according to the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook from the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL.
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Greater Ipswich is part of Ipswich Vision and fully supports the body’s new priorities.
John Dugmore, chief executive:
“Suffolk Chamber of Commerce remains a positive supporter of the Upper Orwell Crossings project as it would improve the freer flow of traffic movement around and through the town both on a day-to-day basis and as an additional diversion route when the Orwell Bridge is shut.
“At the same time, we appreciate Suffolk County Council’s financial prudence in reviewing the project at this stage and the additional two months granted during which they will look to address the over-spend and source new funding.
“Suffolk Chamber stands ready to continue to assist in this endeavour by offering its lobbying and campaigning experience and networks and engaging our members to do likewise.”
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A contract was awarded Friday (15th) for the latest phase of expansion at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe.
Highways England will be hosting a series of roadshows to engage with road users and local communities about upcoming road maintenance and minor improvement works beginning in autumn 2017.
The roadshows will take place during the week commencing 14th August 2017.
The leading voice of business in Suffolk’s county town and the areas surrounding it has announced three new board members – all from major businesses in the area.