Tuesday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing
By Derek Davis
17th Jan 2023 | Local News
Tuesday's random fun fact...
While children may be disappointed, the rest of us will be delighted that it is highly likely we will not get snowed in this week. But did you know our Scottish friends have 421 words for snow, for example: sneesl (to start raining or snowing); feefle (to swirl); and flinkdrinkin (a light snow).
Wednesday - 01:22 1.13m
Very cold conditions will continue on Tuesday, remaining dry with temperatures only reaching low single figures during the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 2C, lowest - minus three degrees
Joke of the day:
Where does a snowman get the weather report?
Did you groan? (send us your own favourite joke).
Power Cuts and Blackouts
Emergency number: UKPN 105
Peninsula Recycling Centre
Bank Holiday Mondays: 09.00am - noon
Wednesday: 09.00am - noon
Saturday: 09.00am - noon
HMS Ganges Museum
Closed until Easter 2023. Check website here...
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 - 11.00
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.
Live travel updates: Road and rail
97/98 timetable 92 timetable. Shotley - Harwich - Felixstowe Ferry timetable (from Monday, March 29)
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