Monday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing
By Amber Markwell
17th Jan 2022 | Local News
Monday's morning quiz
What is the name of the biggest technology company in South Korea?
Find out the answer at the bottom of the page.
Today's Peninsula sunrise: 07:53Today's Peninsula sunset: 16:17
04:58 0.75m11:29 3.67m
17:08 0.86m23:48 3.75m
A chilly start, with a widespread frost. Otherwise, it will be a fine and dry day with plenty of sunshine. A widespread frost and fog patches forming overnight. Maximum Temperature 7C.
Joke of the day:
Horse walks into a barBartender: Hey.
Horse: Sure.Did you groan? (send us your own favourite joke).
See What's On here...
Peninsula Recycling Centre
Bank Holiday Mondays: 09.00am - noonWednesday: 09.00am - noon
Saturday: 09.00am - noon
HMS Ganges MuseumClosed for winter
Post Office Openings:
Shotley:Monday to Saturday 09.00 – 17.00
Holbrook:Mon: 9:00 - 18:00 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30
Tue: ClosedWed: 10:00-14:00
Thu: ClosedFri 9:00-17:30 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30
Sat 10:00-12:30Sun: Closed Chelmondiston:
Mon - Sat: 08-00-17.30Sun: Closed Brantham (village hall):
Wednesday: 13:00 - 15:00
Good Neighbours' SchemeShotley & Erwarton GNS 07799 873881.
Brantham Good Neighbours(GNS) 07811 630899Chelmondiston GNS 01473 780408
Holbrook Helpers 0333 335 5387Stutton Network 01473 327753
Updated surgery opening hours:Holbrook:
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 08.00-17.00Thursday 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
- 00 - 15.00
Tuesdays: 07384429361Wednesday: 07586741250
Today's food shop openings:Stutton Community Shop:
Monday - Friday: 09.00 - 16.00Saturday: 09.00 - 12noon.
Sunday: 09.00 - 11.00
Premier Stores Shotley:Monday - Saturday: 08:00 - 19:30
Sunday: 09.00 -14.00
Premier Stores Wherstead:
- 00 – 21.00
Monday - Saturday: 08:00 - 17:00Sunday: 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: ClosedMonday: Closed Hollingsworth's:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 17:30Saturday: 8:00 - 17:00
- 00 -23.00
- 00 – 23.00
- 30 – 17.30
Please wear a cloth face covering, respect social distancing rules and treat shop staff with respect.
Live travel updates: Road and rail
Bus services:97/98 timetable 92 timetable. Shotley - Harwich - Felixstowe Ferry timetable (from Monday, March 29)
Have a read of one of our previous Shotley Peninsula news stories: Volunteer playing field group still hopeful of grant from Chelmondiston parish council.
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The answer to the riddle is "Samsung."