Monday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing
By Derek Davis
26th Sep 2022 | Local News
Monday's marvellous fact
Jupier will make its closest approach to Earth in 59 years tonight. Moreover, Jupiter will be in opposition meaning it will rise in the eastern sky as the sun sets in the west and make the largest planet of our Solar System especially visible in the evening sky over the Shotley peninsula.
Early rain clearing to leave a mixture of sunny spells and scattered showers, locally heavy, especially towards the east coast. Feeling colder than Sunday, especially in the brisk northerly wind. Maximum Temperature 15C.
Joke of the day:
Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto walk into a bar.
After sitting down, Jupiter says: "I'm the biggest planet, give me the biggest beer you have."
Saturn says: "I'm the best looking planet, give me the fanciest drink you have."
Pluto says: "I know I'm not a planet, but give me a shot."
Did you groan? Send us your own favourite joke.
Peninsula Recycling Centre
Bank Holiday Mondays: 09.00am - noon
Wednesday: 09.00am - noon
Saturday: 09.00am - noon
HMS Ganges Museum
Open Saturday and Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays 11am to 4pm
Post Office Openings:
Monday to Saturday 09.00 – 17.00
Mon: 9:00 - 18:00 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30
Fri 9:00-17:30 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30
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 780408
Holbrook Helpers 0333 335 5387
Stutton Network 01473 327753
Updated surgery opening hours:
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 08.00-17.00
Thursday 08.00 - 12.30
Friday 08.00 - 18.30
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.
Good neighbours schemes are supporting patients to get prescription if they can't attend the surgery.
Call 111 for emergency medical matters.
Today's food shop openings:
Stutton Community Shop:
Monday - Friday: 09.00 - 16.00
Saturday: 09.00 - 11.00
Sunday: 09.00 - 11.00
Premier Stores Shotley:
Monday - Saturday: 08:00 - 21:00
Sunday: 09.00 -14.00
Premier Stores Wherstead:
08:00 – 20:00
Orwell Stores, Chelmondiston:
Monday - Saturday: 08:00 - 17:00
Sunday: 08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:30 (closed for lunch 13.00-13.45)
Saturday: 09:00 - 16:00
Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 17:30
Saturday: 8:00 - 17:00
06.00 – 23.00
Suffolk Food Hall:
09:00 – 17.30
Please wear a cloth face covering, respect social distancing rules and treat shop staff with respect.
Live travel updates: Road and rail
Shotley - Harwich - Felixstowe Ferry timetable (from Monday, March 29)
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