Wednesday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing
By Amber Markwell
20th Oct 2021 | Local News
Wednesday's wonderful fact
Did you know that pigeons can tell the difference between a painting by Monet and Picasso?
In a 1995 study, researchers reported being able to train pigeons to discriminate between paintings by Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso when shown slides of their works that they had previously never seen before. When the Picasso images were inverted, the little art connoisseurs could still tell it was a Picasso.
Today's Peninsula sunrise: 07:29Today's Peninsula sunset: 17:49
00:11 4.16m05:53 0.79m
12:23 4.03m18:24 0.43m
Showers, which could become heavy, merging into longer spells of rain during the morning. Scattered showers and brighter spells through the afternoon, ahead of further heavy rain overnight. Breezy. Maximum Temperature 16C.
Joke of the day:
I was addicted to the hokey cokey.But then I turned myself around.
Did you groan? (send us your own favourite joke).
Peninsula Recycling CentreBank Holiday Mondays: 09.00am - noon
Wednesday: 09.00am - noonSaturday: 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 – 17.00Sunday: 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
Brantham (village hall): Closed
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)
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