Wednesday's Felixstowe Breakfast Briefing

  Posted: 21.10.20 at 07:20 by The Editor

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On this day in 1997, 'Candle in the Wind' - the re-working of the hit single Elton John sang live at the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, was declared the biggest selling single in music history.

Today’s Felixstowe sunrise: 07.31

Today's Felixstowe sunset: 

Tide Times:
03:19 4.05m
09:02 0.53m
15:37 4.15m
21:26 0.63m
Floodgates open

A cloudy and wet morning with persistent and occasionally heavy rain and potential coastal gales. Rain slowly clearing to the east, with some brighter spells developing in the west. Maximum Temperature 14c, low of 7c.

Orwell Bridge:


Quote of the day:
And it seems to me you lived your life
Like a candle in the wind
Never knowing who to cling to
When the rain set in

Elton John

Joke of the day:
Patient: “Doctor, I get heartburn every time I eat birthday cake.”
Doctor: “Next time, take off the candles.”

Bus services:
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Live travel updates: 
Train times and traffic hold ups

Felixstowe to Bawdsey is now running.

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 – 08.00-20.00

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)

Haven Health 08.00-18.30 (670107)

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


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