Our roving reporter Jo Gray braved the freezing conditions at The Heath in Petersfield to meet Petersfield Town Council’s volunteer bailiff for the lake. Richard Welch tells us about his volunteer role and personal interest in the lake.

Volunteer bailiff for Petersfield Town Council Richard Welch standing by the lake at The Heath with his fishing gear
Richard Welch – Petersfield Town Council volunteer

Links to helpful information

Petersfield Town Council for details about permits and other local information

Contact details for the RSPCA

More about voluntary organisation Swan Support and contact details

Find out more about HART Wildlife Rescue