Tuesday's peninsula Breakfast Briefing

  Posted: 22.02.21 at 19:39 by The Editor

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Did You Know
Dean Gould of Felixstowe created a world record for the fastest Winkle picker in 1997 when he picked 50 shells in 1 minute 22.34 seconds.

Today’s Peninsula sunrise: 06:51

Today's Peninsula sunset: 

Peninsula tide times:
01:51 1.2m
08:15 3.14m
14:31 1.1m
22:51 3.22m
All good on the Strand

Early low cloud and fog patches will soon clear to leave a fine and dry day, with sunny spells for most. It will be a breezy day, although it will stay on the mild side. Maximum temperature 13c, low of 8c.

Orwell Bridge:

Joke of the day:
Why don’t oysters share their pearls?
Because they’re shellfish.

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

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

Live travel updates: Road and rail

Bus services:
97/98 timetable 92 timetable.

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

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

Mon - Sat: 08-00-17.30
Sun: Closed
Brantham (village hall): Closed

Today's food shop openings:

Premier Stores Shotley:
Monday - Saturday
08:00 - 19:00
09.00 -14.00
Premier Stores Wherstead:
08.00 – 19.00

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

Woody’s Butchers: -
Tuesday - Friday:
09:00 - 17:30 (closed for lunch 13.00-13.45)
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

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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