Wednesday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing

  Posted: 16.09.20 at 00:05 by The Editor

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The team at Hers & Sirs have hidden talents and hearts of gold. The Chelmondiston crew of hairdressers can often be found offering their services for free for those who Brave the Shave for the MacMillan Cancer Research charity and send perfectly good hair to be used by the Princess Trust. Meanwhile, owner Lorraine's daughter Georgina (Chelsea) Page is also a highly rated model who has graced magazine covers.

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Today’s Peninsula sunrise: 06.32

Today's peninsula sunset: 
19:05

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Tide Times:
05:13 0.81m
11:43 3.88m
17:42 0.4m
THU 17 Sep
00:12 4.1m
All good on the Strand

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Weather:
Another lovely, dry day with warm sunny spells during the morning. Becoming cloudier, cooler and breezier from the north through the afternoon and evening. Maximum Temperature 23c, low of 12c.

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Orwell Bridge:
Open

Owner Lorraine Page with Sharon Kennedy braving the shave (Picture: Nub News)

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Quote of the day:
“Blessed are the hairstylists, for they bring out the beauty in others.”
Doris Day

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Joke of the day:
A Jamaican man has stormed into my hairdressers and demanded I give him a new style.
I'm dreading it.

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Today’s Post Office Openings:
Shotley: 09.00 – 13.00
Chelmondiston: 09.00 - 17.00
Holbrook: 10.00 – 14.00
Brantham (village hall): 13.00-15.00

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Today's food shop openings:


Premier Stores Shotley: 08:00 - 19:00
Premier Stores Wherstead: 08.00 – 19.00
Holbrook Co-op: 06.00 -23.00
Brantham Co-op: 06.00 – 23.00

Premier Stores Shotley: 08:00 - 19:00
Premier Stores Wherstead: 08.00 – 19.00
Orwell Stores: 08.00 – 13.00
Suffolk Food Hall: 09.30 – 17.30
Stutton Community Shop: Check website
Woody’s Butchers: 09.00 to 17.30pm
 Lunch 13.00 -13.45

Hollingsworth’s: Closed

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

Liza Ross helped Dave Turner lose his locks in support of Tony Braden JR (Picture: Nub News)

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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.

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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

Inside Hers & Sirs in Chelmondiston (Picture: Nub News)

Or call Babergh’s Home, But Not Alone line 0800 876 6926 and a locality officer will connect you with a volunteer, or just to chat.

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Live travel updates: Road and rail

Bus services:
Check here for new Monday to Sunday timetable

Shotley to Harwich-Felixstowe foot ferry running check timetable

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