Thursday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing

  Posted: 25.02.21 at 00:01 by The Editor

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Fascinating Facts:
The Woodbridge Tide Mill on the tranquil River Deben is one of just two working tide mills left in Britain (the other is in Eling, Hampshire). A tide mill has existed on that spot since 1170, meaning that man has been harnessing the power of the waves there for almost 850 years.

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Today’s Peninsula sunrise: 06:47

Today's Peninsula sunset: 
17:28

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Peninsula tide times:
03:56 0.78m
10:30 3.57m
16:17 0.82m
22:52 3.63m
All good on the Strand

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Weather:
Cloudy with intermittent rain during the morning, tending to become drier later with some afternoon sunny intervals possible. Winds will be mainly light. Maximum temperature 13c, low of 3c.

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Orwell Bridge:
Open

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Joke of the day:
NASA had a supply of rib eye on the last flight to the international space station to see how meat cooked in space. They called it their most important mission.
Because the steaks were never higher.


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Covid-19 rapid flow test centre:
Holbrook Village Hall:
Thursday: 12.30-19.00
Friday: 07.00-13.30
Appointments for tests can be made online: here. or by calling 0333 772 6144.

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International Space Station Appearance above Shotley
05:23, Visible: five min, Max Height: 43°, Appears: 20° above SW, Disappears: 10° above E

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Holbrook and Shotley surgeries and dispensaries.
Holbrook: 328263
Phone lines open between 08.00-18.30, the door is manned for prescription collection in Holbrook from 08.00-13.00 and 14.00-17.00 - Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 08.00-12.30 on a Thursday and 08.00-13.00 and 14.00 - 18.00 on a Friday.

Shotley: 787435
Shotley door is closed but manned between 08.00-13.00 and 14.00-18.00 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and 08.00-12.30 on a Friday.

Any queries please can patients phone to speak to reception in first instance.


Good neighbours schemes are supporting patients to get prescription if they can’t attend the surgery.

Call 111 for emergency medical matters.

Citizens Advice Bureau phone advice for patients at Shotley, Holbrook and East Bergholt surgeries
10.00 - 15.00
Tuesdays: 07384429361
Wednesday: 07586741250
Thursday: 07379202164

Babergh's Home But Not Alone helpline: Freephone 0800 876 6926

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Live travel updates: Road and rail


Bus services:
97/98 timetable 92 timetable.

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Post Office Openings:
Shotley:
Monday to Saturday 09.00 – 13.00
Sunday: Closed

Holbrook:
Mon: 9:00 - 18:00 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30
Tue: Closed
Wed: 10:00-14:00
Thu: Closed
Fri 9:00-17:30 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30
Sat 10:00-12:30
Sun: Closed

Chelmondiston:
Mon - Fri: 08-00-17.30
Sat: 08.00 - 17.00
Sun: Closed
Brantham (village hall): Closed

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Today's food shop openings:


Premier Stores Shotley:
Monday - Saturday
08:00 - 19:00
Sunday:
09.00 -14.00

Premier Stores Wherstead:
08.00 – 19.00

Orwell Stores, Chelmondiston:
Monday - Saturday:
08:00 - 17:00
Sunday:
08:00 - 13:00

Woody’s Butchers: -
Tuesday - Friday:
09:00 - 17:30 (closed for lunch 13.00-13.45)
Saturday:
09:00 - 16:00
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed

Stutton Community Shop:
Monday - Friday: 09.00 - 15,00
Saturday: 09.00 - 12noon.
Sunday: 09.00 - 11.00

Hollingsworth's:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 17:30
Saturday: 8:00 - 17:00
Sunday: closed

Holbrook Co-op:
06.00 -23.00

Brantham Co-op:
06.00 – 23.00

Suffolk Food Hall:
09.30 – 17.30

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

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