A LOCALLY-ORGANISED free prescription collection service has been set up to help those in Harnham without access to transport.

It comes following the closure of Harcourt Medical Centre, which has meant patients needing repeat prescriptions have been directed to visit their nearest pharmacy.

This, organisers of the collection say, could take people without transport up to two hours to complete the nine-mile round trip via a bus.

To use the service, you must not have use of a car - this is for the most vulnerable in the community.

For more details, phone the Harnham Community Network on 07900 815605.

If your area doesn't have a network in place, or you're unsure if it does, contact Wiltshire Council's Wellbeing Hub on 0300 003 4576.