Thursday's Breakfast Briefing

By Derek Davis

4th Jun 2020 | Local News

Did you know?

Diwali essentially celebrates the victory of good over evil. ... The sweets to mark the light, are traditionally made with ingredients like whey, chickpea flour, ghee, condensed milk, nuts, cardamom, saffron and other spices, Diwali sweets range in shape, color, flavor and taste simply divine.

Today's sunrise over the Felixstowe area: 04:36

This evening's sunset: 21:08

Tide times:

5:32 0.44m

12:07 3.74m

17:53 0.6m

Flood gates open

Today's weather:

Cloudy and dry start, cooler day with chance of showers. With a high of 19c and a low of 9c

Orwell Bridge: Open

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.

Link here to see which other businesses are now open

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)

Live travel updates:

Train times and traffic hold ups

Bus services:

Check here for Monday to Friday timetable

Felixstowe-Harwich-Shotley Foot Ferry running

See which businesses are still operating with our Felixstowe Business Directory:

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Quote of the day:

My momma always said,

"Life was like a box of chocolates.

You never know what you're gonna


Forrest Gump

Riddle of the day:

What do you go in through one hole, come out through three holes, when you're inside it you're about to go outside, and when you're outside you're still in it?

Answer will be revealed tomorrow.

Previous Riddle Answer:

What did the postman say to the mailbox?

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