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: 07:52Today's Peninsula sunset: 16:18
05:36 0.66m12:07 3.7m
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.
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 - noonWednesday: 09.00am - noon
Saturday: 09.00am - noon
HMS Ganges MuseumOpen Saturday and Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays 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):
Wednesday: 13:00 - 15:00
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 08.00-17.00Thursday 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
- 00 - 15.00
Tuesdays: 07384429361Wednesday: 07586741250
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)
Have a read of one of our previous Shotley Peninsula news stories: Peninsula's AONB responds to government landscape review.
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