Shine Time children with a large clock
Shine Time children with a large clock

Young children love being able to tell the time. Now they can do it all day long on Petersfield’s Shine Radio.

Children aged between 7 and 11 from Sheet Primary School have recorded audio for every minute and hour of the day.

Shine Radio volunteers produced more than seven hundred possible time checks from their voices. The children’s “Shine Time” recordings appear every hour on Shine Radio.

The Shine Time feature is sponsored by Petersfield family jewellers Picketts & Pursers which specialises in clocks, watches and a timeless selection of new and antique jewellery.

Headteacher of Sheet Primary School, Julie Robinson said:

“What a fabulous opportunity for our children to practise their oral presentation skills in a fun and interactive way, local children on local radio – how great is that!”

Shine Radio co-founder Stephen Martin said:

Petersfield’s Shine Radio is about local voices, local stories and trusted local information. It’s entirely fitting that children from our community get to keep the town on time.



Children: Albert, Emily, Viaan, Lydia, Daniel, George and Oli.

Sound recordist and editor: Em Sefton-Smith

Voiceover: Abi Phillips

Copy, music and production: Stephen Martin

Notes for Editors
Petersfield’s Shine Radio is the community radio service for Petersfield and surrounding villages. It’s a not-for-profit project run by volunteers for social benefit in the local community. The station attracts more than 3,000 listeners per month.