Thursday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing
By Derek Davis
12th Aug 2021 | Local News
Thursday's TeaserOn this day in 1851, the Hundred Guinea Cup was offered to the winner of a yacht race around the Isle of Wight. It was won by the US schooner 'America', and the trophy became 'the America's Cup'.
Today's Peninsula sunrise: 05:35Today's Peninsula sunset: 20:24
Tide Times02:59 3.92m
8:34 0.73m15:07 3.89m
21:09 0.31mGood on the Strand
Weather:Rather cloudy morning, getting brighter. A dry day follows, with light winds and warm sunny spells, although with areas of cloud at times. Maximum temperature 25c, low of 15c.
Joke of the day:Where did Captain Hook buy his hook?
At a second hand shop...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
HMS Ganges Museum
Open Saturday and Sunday 11am to 4pm
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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