Saturday's Breakfast Briefing

  Posted: 29.08.20 at 06:27 by The Editor

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Sparrowhawks feed mainly small birds. Males can catch birds up to thrush size, but females, being bigger, can catch birds up to pigeon size. Some sparrowhawks even catch bats.

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Today’s Peninsula sunrise: 06:03

Today's Peninsula sunset: 
19:47

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Tide Times:
02:49 1.1m
09:23 3.33m
15:27 1.02m
21:59 3.54m

The Strand will be fine

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Weather:
Cloud and rain to start with showers affecting all parts today. Windy near coastal parts, breezy inland. Maximum Temperature 14c, low of 7c.

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Orwell Bridge: Open


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Quote of the day:
As a sparrow hawk,
Talons fully extended,
Time, devours all things.

Tom Wright

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Joke of the day:
What birds spend all their time on their knees?
Birds of prey...

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Today’s Post Office Openings:
Shotley: 09.00 – 13.00
Chelmondiston: 08-00-17.00
Holbrook: 09.00 – 17.30
Brantham (village hall): Closed

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Today's food shop openings:

Holbrook Co-op: 06.00 -23.00
Brantham Co-op: 06.00 – 23.00

Premier Stores Shotley: 08:00 - 19:00
Premier Stores Wherstead: 08.00 – 19.00
Hollingsworth’s: Times vary
Orwell Stores: 08.00 – 13.00
Suffolk Food Hall: 09.30 – 17.30
Stutton Community Shop: 09.00-12noon
Woody’s Butchers: 9am to 5.00pm



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

Or call Babergh’s Home, But Not Alone line 0800 876 6926 and a locality officer will connect you with a volunteer, or just to chat.

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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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See which businesses are still operating with our Peninsula Business Directory:

Add your business or community group to our Local List

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