Wednesday's Peninsula Breakfast Briefing
By The Editor
18th Jan 2023 | Local News
Wednesday's wondrous fun fact:
The majority of your brain is fat (nearly 60%, making it the fattiest organ in the body.
Remaining cold staying dry and cloudy with some brighter spells at times. Strong winds and wintry showers will affect coastal areas through the afternoon. Maximum temperature 5c with low of -2c.
Joke of the day:
What do you call a skull without 86 billion neurons?
Did you groan? (send us your own favourite joke).
Power cuts emergency number
Peninsula Recycling Centre (open this morning)
Bank Holiday Mondays: 09.00am - noon
Wednesday: 09.00am - noon
Saturday: 09.00am - noon
HMS Ganges Museum
Closed until Easter 2023
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 prescriptions 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.
Shotley - Harwich - Felixstowe Ferry timetable (from Monday, March 29)
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