Sunday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing
By Derek Davis
12th Sep 2021 | Local News
Sunday's SnippetOn this day in, 1960 Ministry of Transport (MoT) tests on motor vehicles were introduced in the UK.
Today's Peninsula sunrise: 06:26Today's Peninsula sunset: 19:15
Tide Times03:55 3.9m
09:32 0.65m16:00 3.99m
22:01 0.5mGood on the Strand
Weather:On the cloudy side early and late, but with some intervening warm sunny spells likely, perhaps sparking one or two further light showers. Winds falling light. Maximum temperature 22c, low of 15c.
Orwell Bridge:Open Sunday Reflection
Make me thankful that I am a man who, with training, has chosen to help others with less talent than I.As I do my daily work, help me always to remember that I hold a life in my hands as I fasten a nut, repair a brake, or adjust the power steering.
Let me not forget that, as I do my job, my repution will reflect my efforts.The Mechanics' Prayer
Joke of the day:What do you get when dinosaurs crash their cars?
Tyrannosaurus wrecks.Did you groan? (send us your own favourite joke)
Peninsula Recycling Centre
Wednesday: 09.00am - noonSaturday: 09.00am - noon
Bank Holiday Mondays: 09.00am - noon
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): Closed
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 08.00-17.00
Thursday 08.00 - 12.30Friday 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 - 16.00
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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