Friday's peninsula Breakfast Briefing

  Posted: 11.09.20 at 05:00 by The Editor

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Did you know?
The Shipwreck bar and restaurant at Shotley marina is the youngest pub on the peninsula. Originally called The Flagship, the Shipwreck was opened in the former Ship's Husbandry school building in 1987 as part of the marina development.

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Today’s Peninsula sunrise: 06:24

Today's Peninsula sunset: 
19:17

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Tide Times:
06:16 3.32m
11:58 1.3m
18:41 3.25m
SAT 12 Sep
00:45 1.31m
All clear on the Strand

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Weather:
A fine morning with light winds and plenty of sunshine. A cloudier afternoon but remaining dry and feeling rather warm in any spells of sunshine. A dry, largely clear evening. Maximum Temperature 21c with low of 10c.

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Orwell Bridge:
Open


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Quote of the day:
You can get the dart player out of the pub, but you can't get the pub out of the dart player.
Sid Waddell

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Joke of the day:
It’s a five minute walk from my house to the pub. It’s a 35 minute walk from the pub to my house.
The difference is staggering.

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Today’s Post Office Openings:
Shotley: 09.00 – 17.00
Chelmondiston: 08-00-17.00
Holbrook: 09.00 – 17.30
Brantham (village hall): Closed

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Today's food shop openings:


Premier Stores Shotley: 08:00 - 21:00
Premier Stores Wherstead: 08.00 – 19.00
Orwell Stores: 08.00 – 13.00
Holbrook Co-op: 06.00 -23.00
Brantham Co-op: 06.00 – 23.00
Suffolk Food Hall: 09.30 – 17.30
Stutton Community Shop: 09.00-16.00
Woody’s Butchers: - 09.00 to 17.30pm
 Lunch 13.00 -13.45

Hollingsworth’s: Times vary

Please wear a cloth face covering, respect social distancing rules and treat shop staff with respect.

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Holbrook and Shotley surgeries and dispensaries.
Holbrook: 328263
Phone access only 08:00 – 17:00 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 
08:00 – 13:00 Thursday 
08:00 – 18:30 Friday for urgent queries

Repeat prescription medication can be collected from 08:00 – 11:00 Monday to Thursday and 15:00 – 17:00 on Fridays. 
Additionally, those over 70 can collect from 14:00 – 15:00 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Shotley: 787435


Phone access only 08:00 – 18:30 Monday to Thursday.

Repeat prescription medication can be collected from 08:00 – 11:00 Monday to Friday and 15:00 – 17:00 on Monday to Thursday. 
Additionally, those over 70 can collect from 14:00 – 15:00 on Monday to Thursday.

Call 111 for emergency medical matters.

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For food deliveries, or prescription collection please contact your local support schemes:

Brantham Good Neighbours(GNS) 07811 630899 
Chelmondiston GNS 01473 780408
Holbrook Helpers 07999583017
Shotley & Erwarton GNS 07799873381
Stutton Network 01473 327753
Tattingstone 07895052086

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Live travel updates: Road and rail

Bus services:
Check here for new Monday to Sunday timetable

Shotley to Harwich-Felixstowe foot ferry running check timetable

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