Friday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing
By Amber Markwell
26th Nov 2021 | Local News
Friday's fun fact
Did you know that some sea snakes can breathe through their skin?
You might think that it's just fish that have gills, but there are several species of sea snake that breathe through their skin as well.
For example, the Hydrophis cyanocinctus has been found to breathe through the top of its own head. It has a small hole and collection of blood vessels at the top of its head for picking up oxygen from the seawater and sending it to the reptile's brain while it moves underwater.
Today's Peninsula sunrise: 07:34Today's Peninsula sunset: 15:50
03:14 3.53m09:19 0.94m
15:51 3.49m21:23 1.27m
A mostly cloudy day with outbreaks of rain, heavy at times, although some brighter spells are possible in the afternoon. Strong winds will ease later in the day. Maximum Temperature 7C.
Joke of the day:
The future, the present, and the past walked into a bar.Things got a little tense.
Did you groan? (send us your own favourite joke).
Peninsula Recycling CentreBank Holiday Mondays: 09.00am - noon
Wednesday: 09.00am - noonSaturday: 09.00am - noon
HMS Ganges Museum
Closed for winter
Post Office Openings:Shotley:
Monday to Saturday 09.00 – 17.00Sunday: Closed Holbrook:
Mon: 9:00 - 18:00 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30Tue: Closed
Wed: 10:00-14:00Thu: Closed
Fri 9:00-17:30 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30Sat 10:00-12:30
Chelmondiston:Mon - Sat: 08-00-17.30
Brantham (village hall):Wednesday: 13:00 - 15:00
Good Neighbours' Scheme
Shotley & Erwarton GNS 07799 873881.Brantham Good Neighbours(GNS) 07811 630899
Chelmondiston GNS 01473 780408Holbrook Helpers 0333 335 5387
Stutton Network 01473 327753Tattingstone 07895052086
Updated surgery opening hours:
Holbrook:Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 08.00-17.00
Thursday 08.00 - 12.30Friday 08.00 - 18.30 Shotley:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 08.00 - 18.30Friday 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
- 00 - 15.00
Wednesday: 07586741250Thursday: 07379202164
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 - 21:00Sunday: 09.00 -14.00 Premier Stores Wherstead:
- 00 – 21.00
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 - 16:00Sunday: Closed
Hollingsworth's:Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 17:30
Saturday: 8:00 - 17:00Sunday: closed Holbrook Co-op:
- 00 -23.00
- 00 – 23.00
Suffolk Food Hall:
- 30 – 17.30
Live travel updates: Road and railBus services:
Shotley - Harwich - Felixstowe Ferry timetable (from Monday, March 29)
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