Tuesday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing

By Amber Markwell

18th Jan 2022 | Local News

Tuesday's on this day

In 1991, the longest tennis match at the Australian Open, between Boris Becker and Omar Camporese, finishes after five hours and eleven minutes. Boris Becker was the winner.


Today's Peninsula sunrise: 07:52

Today's Peninsula sunset: 16:18
Tide Times

05:36 0.66m

12:07 3.7m

17:45 0.84m


Weather:

Areas of mist and fog are likely to prove slow to clear, perhaps persisting all day in some spots. Otherwise, some sunny spells developing but further cloud moving in later. Maximum Temperature 8C.
Orwell Bridge:

Open


Joke of the day:

Why did the spoon come to the party dressed as a knife?

The invitation said to look sharp.

Did you groan? (send us your own favourite joke).
See What's On here...
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:

Shotley:

Monday to Saturday 09.00 – 17.00

Sunday: Closed

Holbrook:

Mon: 9:00 - 18:00 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30

Tue: Closed

Wed: 10:00-14:00

Thu: Closed

Fri 9:00-17:30 Closed for lunch 12:30-13:30

Sat 10:00-12:30

Sun: Closed Chelmondiston:

Mon - Sat: 08-00-17.30

Sun: Closed 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

Tattingstone 07895052086


Updated surgery opening hours:

Holbrook:

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 08.00-17.00

Thursday 08.00 - 12.30

Friday 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

  1. 00 - 15.00

Tuesdays: 07384429361

Wednesday: 07586741250

Thursday: 07379202164


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:

  1. 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 - 16:00

Sunday: Closed

Monday: Closed Hollingsworth's:

Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 17:30

Saturday: 8:00 - 17:00

Sunday: closed

Holbrook Co-op:

  1. 00 -23.00

Brantham Co-op:

  1. 00 – 23.00
Suffolk Food Hall:
  1. 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)
Have a read of one of our previous Shotley Peninsula news stories: Peninsula's AONB responds to government landscape review.
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