Thursday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing

  Posted: 17.09.20 at 00:05 by The Editor

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Today’s Peninsula sunrise: 06.34

Today's Peninsula sunset: 

Tide Times:
00:12 4.1m
17:56 0.66m
12:29 4.06m
18:26 0.2m
FRI 18 Sep
00:56 4.25m
Clear on the Strand

A fine and dry day with lighter winds and plenty of sunshine. Feeling cooler than Wednesday, with a maximum temperature of 21c, low of 10c

Orwell Bridge:


Quote of the day:
‘Everybody has talent, it’s just a matter of moving around until you’ve discovered what it is’
- George Lucas

Joke of the day:
I tried arguing with the table salesman at the furniture store.
He kept making strong counter arguments, though.

Bus services:
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Shotley to Harwich-Felixstowe foot ferry running check timetable

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

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.

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.

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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