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This week the P pod captures the historic appointment of Petersfield’s first Town Crier as two hopefuls compete for the coveted role.
Joff and Claire speak to the Chair of the Ancient Guild of Town Criers, along with the Secretary of the Guild, Counsellor Paul Milner and some of the judges of this unique Town Cry-Off in Rams Walk on Saturday the 28th of January.
A Ditcham Park School student who won a competition to provide lead vocals for a couple of Shine Radio’s new jingles hears the end result.
Petersfield’s Shine Radio is always open for representatives from local political parties to share their perspectives on local life. Today, Green Party representatives take issue with historic national policy on social housing and suggest how they believe a council led by their party would take inspiration from work in Norwich to expand availability of affordable homes.
How many of the Petersfield people and places can you identify from the children’s art at Petersfield Railway Station?
Today, Damian Hinds reflects on a visit to Winchester prison just west of Petersfield, over which he has responsibility as prisons minister. He also updates on the Business East Hants network which held a breakfast meeting in Selborne today (Friday), a recent visit to Buriton primary school and he reflects on Holocaust Memorial Day.
Following a local online debate about the The Heath boardwalk, or bridge as it’s also known, closing when it’s icy – we find out why.
Thieves ransacked the popular Adhurst Estate Allotments in Sheet on the night of Tuesday January 17th leaving many allotment holders without gardening equipment – and in shock.
Steve Amos, Chair of the Adhurst Estate Allotments, spoke about the theft to Shine Radio’s Claire Vennis.
Suzie does a night walk in the village
A taste of Burns Night – The poem, haggis, and whiskey (or is it whisky?) We find out.
This week the P pod comes from Petersfield’s Community Garden for a celebrational Wassailing gathering in the orchard.
Claire and Joff meet Chair of the Community Garden, Sue Edberg, Ysanne Bonner from the Petersfield Community Choir and Petersfield Walking Festival founder Malinka van der Gaauw, with news of how the walking festival is already shaping up this year.
Bad weather and bad colds have changed this month’s edition, so we’ll have to wait until next month to welcome our guest Eva Wong Nava. Instead we’re going to replay our first two interviews back in October 2020, but we still discuss what is new in the literary world.
As part of our support local interest roving reporter Jo Gray popped in to nearby Durleighmarsh Farm Shop which has just re-opened under new ownership.
The level crossing in Petersfield is closed for six days. Here’s what you need to know.
Suzie has suffered the seasonal flu
What’s your favourite cocktail? Tried a Pisco sour?