Thursday's Felixstowe Breakfast Briefing

  Posted: 10.06.21 at 07:19 by The Editor

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On This day
In 1989, After an era of 157 years, Britain's last lightship was towed away from its position north-west of the Channel Island of Guernsey. You will find some berthed in the estuary off Shotley within sight of the maritime agency's home at Trinity House.

Today’s Felixstowe sunrise: 04:35

Today's Felixstowe sunset: 

Tide Times
12:26 3.7m
06:07 0.71m
12:48 3.78m
18:28 0.67m
Floodgates open

A rather cloudy but dry start. By late morning the cloud should begin to break, allowing sunny spells to develop, however a few showers are also possible during the late afternoon. Feeling very warm with light winds. Maximum temperature 26c, low of 18c.

Orwell Bridge:


Joke of the day:
How do lighthouse keepers communicate with each other?
With shine language

Did you groan? (send us your own favourite joke)

Today’s Post Office Openings:

Bent Hill, Wolsey Garden – 10.30 – 12.30

Felixstowe, Hamilton Road - 09.00 – 15.00

Old Felixstowe, High Road, East – 09.00-17.30

Walton High Street – 08.15 – 17.30

Trimley High Road – 06.00 – 22.00

Today's supermarket shop openings:

Co-op Hamilton Road – 07.00-21.00

Co-op Wadgate Road – 06.00-23.00

Co-op High Road West - 07.00-23.00

Co-op King Street – 06.00-23.00

Co-op Walton High Street 06.00-23.00

Morrison’s – 07.00 – 21.00 (petrol 08.00-22.00)

Tesco metro – 07.00-22.00

Sainsbury’s Warren Heath – 08.00-22.00

Lidl Langer Road: 08.00 – 21.00

Lidl Haven exchange: 08.00-21.00

Wear face covering. Respect social distancing rules and treat shop staff with respect.


This weeks’ surgeries and dispensary times:

Grove Medical centre 08.00-18.30 (283197) - Covid vaccinations available by appointment only

Haven Health 08.00-18.30 (670107)

Howard House 09.00-17.00 (282706)
Felixstowe Community Hospital (458820)

Felixstowe - Harwich - Shotley Ferry timetable (from Monday, March 29)

Felixstowe-Bawdsey ferry will run from:
Easter weekend until April 30: 10.00 - 17.00 weekends only.
Wave to hail the ferryman, or call 07709 411 511. Go here for website

Bus services:
Check here for 77 service Monday to Friday timetable
Live travel updates: 
Check here for 75 service Monday to Friday timetable

Live travel updates: 
Train times and traffic hold ups

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