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Our roving reporter Jo Gray met an array of visitors at the South Downs Green Fair – hear more here.
Damian Hinds talks about the economic stresses facing local businesses, some help available for companies seeking staff and what he sees as underlying strengths in the economy.
Batala Portsmouth open the Green Fair with energy and tight coordination.
Suzie enjoys the sight and smell of wild bluebells on a delightful spring day.
The P pod comes from the Physic Garden this week at the first Pollinator Day from the Petersfield and District Beekeepers Association.
Claire and Joff speak to beekeeping experts, learn about the different types of pollinators and find out more about foraging.
Full on creativity. 100 paintings in a 100 days. Rachel Redfern a painter and Nicola Martin, a ceramicist spoke to Noni Needs at their gallery show opening.
Herbert Hedley is a new gallery space just outside Petersfield. A haven for creativity. Full of lots of beautiful things.
Our very own reporter Alison Glasspool was recently first at the scene of a fallen horse and rider – it spurred us on to find out more about horse riding in the Petersphere and what we can do to make it a more pleasant – and safe – experience for all.
Local police want our help to identify a man from CCTV pictures after an assault in Petersfield.
In this special show from the South Downs Green Fair at the Sustainability Centre near East Meon, hear from Mike Wagstaff of Chalice Mead, Tom Ellis of Squidmoo, Amelia Gabriel of PeCAN and Christine Seaward of the Sustainability Centre amongst others.
Petersfield-based charity FitzRoy maintains a workshop at the Sustainability Centre where disabled people can learn outdoor skills including bushcraft.
Dreen Chestnutt explains the work of the Wildlife Trust locally and what projects its working on right now.
Peter Moss of the Petersfield Climate Action Network and Shine Radio weather reporter Kieran Cheeseman discover how to save energy at home.
Powerballs are a mighty mouthful. Good for your tummy and they fill you up. Find out how to make them.
In this episode of Growing Together, Steve and Claire give dahlia advice, advocate successional sowing to avoid a glut (hopefully!), enjoy uninvited badgers, brave risky brassicas, give a thumbs-up for sphagnum moss and discuss various structures you can create for climbing beans.
With additional interviews from Matt Biggs and Frances Tophill at the BBC Gardeners World Spring Fair.