Tuesday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing

  Posted: 06.04.21 at 00:01 by The Editor

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On This Day
In 1974... pop group ABBA won the 19th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Brighton, Sussex, with 'Waterloo'. The Swedish version single was coupled with 'Honey, Honey', while the English version featured 'Watch Out' as the B-side.
ABBA's outfits for the album cover were designed by Malcolm Hall who now lives and has a wedding studio in Shotley (Full story here.)

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Today’s Peninsula sunrise: 06:16

Today's Peninsula sunset: 
19:38

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Tide Times:
01:09 0.98m
07:53 3.27m
13:56 1.27m
20:23 3.05m
All good on the Strand

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Weather:
Another cold day, with sunny spells but some snow showers pretty much anywhere during the afternoon, but not enough to build a snowman. Some strong winds. Widespread frost overnight. Maximum temperature 6c, ow of -1c.

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Orwell Bridge:
Open

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Joke of the day:
I've just learned how to play 'Dancing Queen' on my Digeridoo.
It's an Abba original tune.


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Today's food shop openings:

Stutton Community Shop:
Monday - Friday: 09.00 - 16.00
Saturday: 09.00 - 12noon.
Sunday: 09.00 - 11.00


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


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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Peninsula Recycling Centre[.B[
Wednesday: 09.00am - noon
Saturday: 09.00am - noon
Bank Holiday Mondays: 09.00am - noon

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Live travel updates: Road and rail
Bus services:
97/98 timetable 92 timetable.

Shotley - Harwich - Felixstowe Ferry timetable (from Monday, March 29)

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Updated surgery opening hours:
Holbrook:
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 08.00-17.00
Thursday 08.00 - 12.30
Friday 08.00 - 18.30
Shotley:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 08.00 - 18.30
Friday 08.00 - 12.30
The dispensary at both sites will be closed between 13.00 -14.00 daily for admin.
Call Shotley 787435 or Holbrook 328263 for appointments.
Some restrictions will still be in place, such as only three people allowed in the waiting room at any one time, and patients are asked to be patient and wait outside at busy times.

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

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