Tuesday's peninsula Breakfast Briefing
By Derek Davis
9th Mar 2021 | Local News
Did You KnowJane Taylor, a young poet, who is said to have wrote perennial bedtime favourite "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" in Colchester, lived in Shilling Street, Lavenham in 1806. The short poem was recently recited in space by an Italian astronaut.
Today's Peninsula sunrise: 06:20Today's Peninsula sunset: 17:49
Tide Times:01:48 1.03m
08:25 3.33m14:25 1.08m
20:58 3.22mNo problem on the Strand
Weather:Any rain, soon clearing to leave a largely dry, but rather cloudy day, with just a few bright or sunny spells. Rain and brisk winds spreading in late Tuesday night. Maximum temperature 11c, low of 6c.
Joke of the day:What does a star win in a competition?
A constellation prize
International Space Station over Shotley
04:46 AM, Visible: 4 min, Max Height: 47°, Appears: 43° above SW, Disappears: 10° above SE
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 - 12.30The 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 Babergh's Home But Not Alone helpline: Freephone 0800 876 6926
Post Office Openings:Shotley:
Monday to Saturday 09.00 – 13.00Sunday: 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
Sun: ClosedBrantham (village hall): Closed
Today's food shop openings:Premier Stores Shotley:
Monday - Saturday: 08:00 - 19:00Sunday: 09.00 -14.00
Premier Stores Wherstead:
- 00 – 19.00
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 Stutton Community Shop:
Monday - Friday: 09.00 - 15,00Saturday: 09.00 - 12noon.
Sunday: 09.00 - 11.00
Hollingsworth's:Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 17:30
Saturday: 8:00 - 17:00Sunday: closed Holbrook Co-op:
- 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.
Covid-19 rapid flow test centre:
Holbrook Village Hall:Monday: 07.00 -13.30
Tuesday: 07.00 - 13.30Wednesday: 07.00 - 13.30
Thursday: 12.30-19.00Friday: 07.00-13.30
Appointments for tests can be made online: here. or by calling 0333 772 6144.
Live travel updates: Road and rail Bus services:
Peninsula Recycling Centre[.B[ Saturday: 09.00am - noon
Wednesday: 09.00am - noonBank Holiday Mondays: 09.00am - noon Due to the Recycling Centre being run by volunteers there may be times when the 'tip' may not be open. An example being extreme weather.
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