Today it’s the turn of Lucy Davies and Alan Cosh to bring you your daily round-up of local information for Petersfield and surrounding villages. They are joined by Angela Alexander, coordinator of the Alton and Petersfield Multiple Sclerosis Group.

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Information transcript

The Government has announced that everyone will have to wear face coverings in all shops from 24 July and those failing to comply will face a fine of up to £100.The move will bring England into line with Scotland and other European nations like Spain, Italy and Germany.

Petersfield Museum is offering another digital History from Home. This week Alcohol and Petersfield! Discover the important role alcohol has played in its history, and how it supported the growth and development of this small rural town, the impact of one of the biggest gin magnates of the Victorian period and how a love story helped shape Australian wine making.

Don’t miss out: you can register your interest and receive all the information you need to join, and discover more about Petersfield from the comfort of your own home, by going to and click on History from Home.

Tattoo Lounge in Petersfield is opening today. It is unable to do any facials, or piercings. So no oral, noses or eyebrows can be done at the moment.

Don’t forget, on 1 August the government will no longer be sending food parcels to shielded residents. If you are a shielded resident and would like to reserve a priority internet shopping slot at your local supermarket, you must register by 17 July, so only two days left.


Swan Street is closed between the junction at Borough Hill and the junction with Chapel Street, while new underground electrical circuits are installed. This work is set to continue until the first week of August.

Work continues in Frenchman’s Road from the junction with Bedford Road to the junction with Borough Hill, but is set to be completed this week.

There is two-way traffic control in Winchester Road at the junction with Stonham Park while gas repairs are underway. Work has also started in Winchester Road this week to improve the highway, so this may cause some delays.

And if we’re not saying what you’re seeing, please let us know – you can reach us on Petersfield 5 55 500 or via email at


Mostly dry and cloudy with a seven per cent chance of a shower. Temperatures will peak at 17 or 18 degrees with a gentle breeze from the west. Weather getting progressively better for the weekend.