FAMILIES from across Romsey and Test Valley have documented another week living with the second national Covid-19 lockdown, as the weather turned colder.

Photos from our readers show families staying positive by enjoying country walks, creating festive art and visiting playgrounds.

You can send your photos, news stories and opinions to news@romseyadvertiser.co.uk, or message us on the Advertiser’s page on Facebook. It’s vital to stay upbeat, even as we do everything we can to stay safe.

The threat remains real locally, after eight hospital patients with Covid-19 died in Hampshire this week, according to NHS figures as of Wednesday. Daily figures cover hospitals across Hampshire, as well as in Southampton and Portsmouth.

But more positive vaccine news offers hope at last. This will not last forever.