Thursday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing

  Posted: 15.10.20 at 08:35 by The Editor

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Did you know?
On this night in 1987, scores of trees were blown over, boats were tossed onto shorelines and people's homes were damaged on the Shotley peninsula as the great storm struck, railway and bus services were cancelled and all state schools in the county were closed. Only choristers stayed on at RHS, with everyone else sent home for half-term a few days early.

Today’s Peninsula sunrise: 07.21

Today's Peninsula sunset: 

Tide Times:
04:47 0.84m
11:13 3.89m
17:16 0.33m
23:45 4.17m
Take care on the Strand

Another day with broken cloud, some sunny spells and occasional showers. A cool feeling day, with a brisk northeasterly breeze, making it feel especially chilly on coasts. Maximum Temperature 14C. low of 7c.

Orwell Bridge:


Quote of the day:
“Earlier on today, apparently, a woman rang the BBC and said she'd heard there was a hurricane on the way. Well, if you're watching, don't worry, there isn’t."
Michael Fish

Joke of the day:
A man who lived by the sea grew a cucumber so large he was able to turn it into his house. One day a bad storm flooded the area with seawater and damaged his home.
Now he’s in a pickle.

Bus services:
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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
Open 08.00-17.00 Mon - Wed (closed for admin 13.00-14.00)
08.00 -12.30 Thursday
08.00 - 18.30 Friday (closed for admin 13.00-14.00)

Shotley: 787435
Open 08.00-18.30 Mon-Thur (closed for admin 13.00-14.00)
08.00-12.30 on Friday.

Doors are now open and patients should come in socially distanced wearing face covering.

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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