Gardening guru and television presenter Alan Titchmarsh has received his Covid-19 vaccination.

He was pictured outisde Basingstoke fire station.

The 71-year-old, who has a home on the Isle of Wight and has been prominent in the local community for several decades, received his first dose of the vaccine.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue tweeted: "Local celebrity Alan Titchmarsh received his #CovidVaccine from Firefighter Ross Turner at Basingstoke Fire Station today."

The TV favourite is involved with Cowes Inshore Lifeboat, where he is a patron, and with the National Maritime Museum, where he is a trustee.

He also served as the High Sheriff of the Isle of Wight in 2008.