Thursday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing
By Derek Davis
1st Jul 2021 | Local News
On This DayIn 2015 was the death (aged 106) of Sir Nicholas George Winton MBE. He was a British humanitarian who organised the rescue of 669 children, most of them Jewish, from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia during the nine months before war broke out in 1939. The operation was later known as the Czech Kindertransport.
Today's Peninsula sunrise: 04:40Today's Peninsula sunset: 21:17
Tide Times05:24 3.66m
10:55 1.15m17:32 3.56m
23:54 0.63mFine on the Strand
Weather:Dull with low cloud for our areas, and a chance of occasional light rain or drizzle. Dry and brighter with some bright or sunny spells further west. Maximum temperature 20c, low of 14.
Joke of the day:Did you hear about the claustrophobic astronaut?
He just needed a little space.
Did you groan? (send us your own favourite joke)
Weekend What's One here...
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): Closed
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 08.00-17.00Thursday 08.00 - 12.30
Friday 08.00 - 18.30Shotley:
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
Peninsula Recycling Centre[.B[Wednesday: 09.00am - noon
Saturday: 09.00am - noonBank Holiday Mondays: 09.00am - noon
Today's food shop openings:Stutton Community Shop:
Monday - Friday: 09.00 - 16.00Saturday: 09.00 - 12noon.
Sunday: 09.00 - 11.00
Premier Stores Shotley:Monday - Saturday: 08:00 - 21:00
Sunday: 09.00 -14.00
Premier Stores Wherstead:
- 00 – 21.00
Monday - Saturday: 08:00 - 17:00Sunday: 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: ClosedMonday: Closed Hollingsworth's:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 17:30Saturday: 8:00 - 17:00
- 00 -23.00
- 00 – 23.00
- 30 – 17.30
Please wear a cloth face covering, respect social distancing rules and treat shop staff with respect.
Live travel updates: Road and rail
Bus services:97/98 timetable 92 timetable. Shotley - Harwich - Felixstowe Ferry timetable (from Monday, March 29)
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