Thursday's Breakfast Briefing

By Derek Davis

27th Feb 2020 | Local News

Shotley School House in the snow
Shotley School House in the snow

Did you know?

Grapes light on fire in the microwave?

Clearly only responsible adults should test this…

(Our lawyers have told us to make clear this is not an endorsement)

Today's Peninsula sunrise:06:47Today's Peninsula sunset:17:31


High Tide:
  1. 00 (3.90m)
  2. 21 (3.79m)

Low Tide:
  1. 38 (0.39m)
  2. 43 (.37m)

Today's weather:

Yellow warning of snow – click red button below for more information.

Periods of snow and rain in the morning; chilly with clouds breaking; roads could be slippery. Top temperature 6c and low of 1c.

Orwell Bridge: Open

Today's Post Office Openings:

Shotley: 09.00 – 17.00

Chelmondiston: 08.00 – 17.30

Holbrook: 07.00 – 21.00

Brantham: Closed

Today's food shop openings:

Holbrook Co-op: 06.00 -23.00

Brantham Co-op: 06.00 – 23.00

Premier Stores Shotley: 07:00 - 21:00

Hollingsworth's: 07.30 – 17.30

Orwell Stores: 07.30 – 18.00

Suffolk Food Hall: 09.00 – 18.00

Stutton Community Shop: 08.30 – 17.30

Pharmacy opening times:

Shotley Surgery: 08.00 – 18.30 (closed between 13.00 - 14.00)

Holbrook Surgery: 08.00 – 18.30 (closed between 13.00 - 14.00)

 Peninsula events:

Don't forget if you press the black Nub It button on our What's On page you can add your own events.

Today's cinema showings:


Movie quote of the day:

Oh, it's nobody's fault but my own! I was looking up... it was the nearest thing to heaven! You were there...

An Affair To Remember, 1957


Riddle of the day:

I'm the size of an elephant, but I weigh nothing. What am I?

Answer will be revealed tomorrow.

Previous Riddle Answer:

A man is washing windows on the 25th floor of an apartment building. Suddenly, he slips and falls. He has nothing to cushion his fall, and no safety equipment—but he doesn't get hurt. How is this possible?

He is washing the windows on the inside of the buidling…


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