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Laura Sheppard and Lucy Davies bring you today’s essential local information for Petersfield and the surrounding villages. 

Kate Fairweather has today’s forecast and James Robbins brings us the weekend’s sports results.

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Information transcript

Petersfield’s local news

Petersfield is to be 1 of 5 vaccine hubs in Hampshire.

With the upcoming roll out of the Covid-19 vaccination there are planned to be 5 vaccination hubs across the county. One of these hubs is set to be Petersfield Festival Hall on Heath Road. John Walker from the Petersfield Post explains

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Petersfield singers have reached No. 1 in the iTunes singles chart this weekend.

Rock Choir released a charity single of Keeping the Dream Alive, which went straight in at No. 1 in the iTunes singles chart and No. 1 in the best seller chart on Amazon. Gwen Woodruffe, a singer with the choir explains.

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St Peter’s Church launches its Christmas Appeal

In 2019, through collections at Carol Services, St Peters Church in Petersfield raised £4000. This significantly contributed to their ability to run a diverse programme of activities, bring together the community and provide a meeting place for both regular church goers and those who simply need friendship, support and a place to go.

2020 has been challenging for everyone and without help they will be limited in what they can provide in 2021.

The Christmas Appeal aims to raise funds to support the churchx’s community work and the people of Petersfield in 2021.

If you’d like to donate, you can do so here. https://cafdonate.cafonline.org

Town Mayor, Lesley Farrow is working with the local Salvation Army to provide festive hampers this year.

Requests for this year’s Mayor’s Christmas Hampers are likely to exceed 250. These are being put together by The Salvation Army.

Funds have been received from East Hampshire District Council, Lions Club and The Salvation Army to support the hampers effort.

The Salvation Army will also be distributing Christmas Gifts to children of families in need. The Salvation Army Band will be providing Christmas Carols in the streets of Petersfield and surrounding areas where possible.

The winning numbers in this week’s East Hampshire Community Lottery are out.

They are:

3 8 3 4 7 and 3

There are eighteen winners in this week’s draw including eleven from Petersfield.

Every ticket bought in the lottery earns money for local good causes.

Among the local organisations supported by this week’s winners are the Rosemary Foundation, Petersfield Town Juniors, the Adhurst Estate Allotments Association, Petersfield Lions, the Liss Men’s Shed, Dementia Friendly Liss and Liss Community Association.

Petersfield’s Shine Radio is another good cause you can choose when you buy tickets in the East Hampshire Community Lottery.

Good causes receive fifty pence for every ticket you buy.

Travel news

Delays are expected due to road closures on Dennis Way and VInson Road in Liss.

There are traffic control measures in place on Pullen’s Lane in Petersfield and Farnham Road in Sheet which could cause delays.

It is also possible that carriageway incursion may be caused by works on Winchester Road in Stroud and by Hays Cottages in Steep.

Finally, there are works being carried out on Rival Moor Road nad The Avenue in Petersfield as well as Rotherbank Farm Lane in Sheet which are not expected to cause delays.

And if we’re not saying what you’re seeing out there – you can call Petersfield 5 55 500 to help update this information. Just another way that you make it shine.

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