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Art at the Ferry 2020

Billie Box will be sponsoring the 3rd Art at the Ferry in 2020. The event in 2019 was such a success, Jane Billing from Billie Box felt that sponsoring again would be such a great event to put Billie Box’s name to. Art at the Ferry is an annual event held at Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club, Felixstowe Ferry, Suffolk, IP11 9RZ and will be a 2 day event in 2020. The dates are Friday, 10th April and Saturday, 11th April 2020 (Good Friday and Easter Saturday). There will be many artists exhibiting their beautiful creations.   Here is a…

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Why it’s important to buy a container from a reputable source

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When we purchase an item such as a computer or a television, it’s a common habit to make sure that the retailer is reputable, especially if buying online, as you’ll likely be unable to inspect an item before you buy. After all, these are expensive products to replace if they break, or worse, never arrive from the website from which they were ordered. When it comes to buying a container for your business or home, this caution should be no different.  However, recent reports of ‘companies’ carrying out unlawful transactions indicate that consumers are being fooled into parting with…

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LAMMA 2020

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Billie Box at Lamma 2020 We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at Lamma on the 7th and 8th January 2020.  We have been a part of Lamma for a number of years and are pleased to be a part of the show at the NEC in Birmingham this year. Lamma is a large exhibition focused on the agricultural industry.  It is a great opportunity for the farming community to see some of the latest developments in farming technology.  The wide range of exhibitors also gives farmers an opportunity to catch up on the latest techniques,…

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We raised £2,630.46 for Myeloma UK

Billie Box raised £2,630.46 for Myeloma UK Billie Box is proud to report that they raised £2,630.46 for Myeloma UK at their Afternoon Tea in September. This makes the total raised and donated over £30,000 for many charities such as Cancer Campaign in Suffolk, St. Elizabeth Hospice, Papworth Trust, Clic Sargent, Age UK Suffolk, Families in need Food bank, Centrepoint (homeless charity), Tiffers Bus, Ipswich and now Myeloma UK. The Afternoon tea was held at the Longshed in Woodbridge on Saturday, 7th September 2019 and Billie Box had over 90 guests, all enjoying the tea provided by Woodbridge Emporium…

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Try Sailing & Powerboat rides

Billie Box is sponsoring Felixstowe Ferry Sailing club’s (FFSC) Safety boat again this year. Billie Box wants to make you aware of this great event FFSC are hosting on Bank holiday Monday, 26th August 2019 between 10am and 5pm,  ‘Try Sailing’ Day, which is open to all. The Royal Yacht Association (RYA) are actively promoting sailing with an initiative called ‘Push the Boat Out’ which is held in many areas of the UK in May time. FFSC have already hosted 2 events in May 2019 and are wanting to extend this offer to the August 2019 bank holiday. The…

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5 ways an office container can save you money

Mobile Office

Whether you’re a small business, a not-for-profit or a self-employed individual, your office space most likely accounts for a large chunk of your outgoings. As a small company ourselves, we at Billie Box can identify with the difficulty of striking the balance between keeping costs down and finding an office space which suits your needs. Like many business owners, you might have spent hours on the internet, searching local listings for office rentals. However, there is one option you might not have considered: converted shipping containers. Converted shipping containers make excellent office spaces which can save you money. They…

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Afternoon Tea 2019

Billie Box Afternoon Tea for Myeloma UK

Billie Box is holding an Afternoon Tea in aid of Myeloma UK on Saturday, 7th September 2019 between 2 and 5pm at the Longshed, Woodbridge, IP12 1FP. Billie Box has been fundraising over the last 7 years and has raised over £24,000 for many different charities. Cancer campaign in Suffolk, Papworth Trust, Age UK Suffolk, St. Elizabeth Hospice, Centrepoint and Families in Need to name a few. This year Billie Box’s chosen charity is Myeloma UK. Myeloma is a Blood cancer which can affect around 17,500 people around the UK at one time. This charity supports those living with…

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Billie Box joins the Suffolk and British Chambers of Commerce

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At Billie Box, we feel that building trust is an important part of conducting business. We want our customers to be able to trust us and have confidence in the fact that they are purchasing a high quality product from a reputable brand. Although our existing customers already know that we are reliable, knowledgeable and efficient, one of the ways in which we can show new customers our credibility is by joining both Suffolk Chamber of Commerce and the British Chamber of Commerce – organisations we are proud to be a part of since April 2019.   A Chamber…

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How to keep your agricultural chemical storage in line with 2019 health and safety laws

In 2019, HSE and the UK Government are tightening legislation surrounding health and safety on farms. This is due to new figures showing that 33 deaths occurred on farms in the UK between 2017 and 2018, with some (if not all) being preventable by following proper health and safety measures. Furthermore, the research conducted by HSE shows that other types of workplaces vastly outperform farms when it comes to health and safety. Agricultural workplace deaths are a staggering 18 times higher than the national industry average. With this in mind, it’s important to check that all aspects of your…

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Art at the Ferry 2019

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Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club is hosting their second “Art at the Ferry” on Saturday, 20th April 2019 (Easter Saturday).  2018 was such a success the club thought they would do it again. There will be a number of local Artists showing their individual work, with exhibitors both selling and taking commissions. The event runs from 10am to 4pm at Felixstowe Ferry Sailing club, Felixstowe Ferry, IP11 9RZ There will be tea and coffee with sausage rolls and scones available from 10am with the Bar and Galley opening at Midday. There will be the Easter bunny draw for the children…

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