Saturday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing

By Derek Davis

24th Sep 2022 | Local News

Saturday's trivia

Generally speaking, the autumn equinox always falls on either 22 or 23 September, but not quite always. Because the Gregorian calendar is not quite in perfect symmetry with the Earth's orbit, the autumn equinox will very occasionally fall on September 24. This last happened in 1931 and will next happen in 2303.

Sunrise: 06:45

Sunset: 18:48

Tide Times

05:13 0.88m

11:56 3.91m

17:41 0.47m

Saturday - 00:22 4.06m

Weather:

Scattered cloud and brief sunny spells on Saturday morning. Showers across East Anglia from early in the day, becoming more widespread across the region in the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 19C.

Orwell Bridge:

Open

Joke of the day:

I was going to do a joke about trickle down economics, but 99% won't get it.

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:

Shotley:

Monday to Saturday 09.00 – 17.00

Sunday: Closed

Holbrook:

Mon: 9:00 - 18:00 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30

Tue: Closed

Wed: 10:00-14:00

Thu: Closed

Fri 9:00-17:30 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30

Sat 10:00-12:30

Sun: Closed

Chelmondiston:

Mon - Sat: 08-00-17.30

Sun: Closed

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

Tattingstone 07895052086

Updated surgery opening hours:

Holbrook:

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 08.00-17.00

Thursday 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.

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

Woody's Butchers:

Tuesday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:30 (closed for lunch 13.00-13.45)

Saturday: 09:00 - 16:00

Sunday: Closed

Monday: Closed

Hollingsworth's:

Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 17:30

Saturday: 8:00 - 17:00

Sunday: closed

Holbrook Co-op:

06.00 -23.00

Brantham Co-op:

06.00 – 23.00

Suffolk Food Hall:

09:00 – 17.30

Bus services:

97/98 timetable

92 timetable.

Shotley - Harwich - Felixstowe Ferry timetable

Answer: Seven (Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.)

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