Thursday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing
By Amber Markwell
12th May 2022 | Local News
Thursday's on this day
In 1994, "Pulp Fiction", directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring John Travolta, Uma Thurman and Samuel L. Jackson premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
A fine, dry and sunny morning with some fair weather cloud bubbling up by the afternoon. Generally light winds and feeling warm. Maximum Temperature 21C.
Joke of the day:
Why are electric vehicles so expensive?
Because they charge a lot!
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:
Monday to Saturday 09.00 – 17.00
Mon: 9:00 - 18:00 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30
Fri 9:00-17:30 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30
Mon - Sat: 08-00-17.30
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
Updated surgery opening hours:
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 08.00-17.00
Thursday 08.00 - 12.30
Friday 08.00 - 18.30
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 - 12noon.
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
Tuesday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:30 (closed for lunch 13.00-13.45)
Saturday: 09:00 - 16:00
Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 17:30
Saturday: 8:00 - 17:00
06.00 – 23.00
Suffolk Food Hall:
09:00 – 17.30
Please wear a cloth face covering, respect social distancing rules and treat shop staff with respect.
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