New Year's Eve's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing
By Amber Markwell
31st Dec 2021 | Local News
Friday's fun fact
Did you know that American Samoa is one of the last places to ring in the new year?
American Samoa is actually the second to last place to celebrate the new year behind Baker and Howland Island, which are both uninhabited.
Some tourists take advantage of the time difference by flying from Samoa to American Samoa to celebrate twice.
Today's Peninsula sunrise: 08:02Today's Peninsula sunset: 15:53
02:27 1.01m08:58 3.67m
15:05 0.62m21:36 3.75m
Outbreaks of rain soon clearing eastwards to leave a largely dry and very mild day, with sunny spells, but it will be quite windy, at least initially. Maximum Temperature 15C.
Joke of the day:
Where do mathematicians go for New Year's Eve?Times Square.
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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