AN online petition to stop lorries travelling through Alresford has taken off.

Petitioners launched the site using, allowing residents to voice their concerns.

One hundred signatures are needed for the petition, which states: “We object especially to articulated through traffic that does not serve or provide any benefit to the town.

“This is having a serious detrimental effect on the local infrastructure, residents’ property and the health and safety of all those using the town on a daily basis.”