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the P pod
Claire Vennis and Joff Lacey are at large around the Petersphere to meet the characters of our community and hear stories of local life.
Suzie Wilde and Tim O'Kelly
Suzie and Tim share their love of books, the joy of stories and the craft of writing with local authors.
Supported by Alitex
Claire Vennis and Steve Amos share advice and expertise from the beautiful settings of their Petersfield gardens and our local allotments.
The Local Showcase
Original music from local artists
Mandy P plays a selection of original tracks composed and performed by local musicians, and speaks to some of them.
Dogs with jobs
with Kate Fairweather
Meet the frontline workers of the canine world. Gold winner, best podcast in the 2022 Community Radio Awards.
Suzie Wilde & Raine
Inspirational walks in beautiful countryside around Petersfield with Suzie Wilde and her labrador Raine.
Noni Needs and guests
Noni meets local people who share their treasured and original recipes with you. Bronze winner, best podcast in the 2022 Community Radio Awards.
with Phill & Mags
Celebrating all things quaffable with tips, recommendations, information and interviews with winemakers, retailers and restaurants.
Local arts & entertainment
Laura Sheppard meets the local people who drive Petersfield’s vibrant arts and entertainment scene.
Rise & Shine
Weekdays from 6am
James, Emily, Blake, Alan and Noni know the brighter way to start your day. Wake up to Petersfield voices, great music and local information every weekday.
Environment and sustainability
Young people from the Petersfield area explore the environmental issues that matter to them.
local stories & local voices
Wine and Sushi in Lavant Street
Little Fish and General wine hosted an evening of Sushi and Wine to promote their unique partnership. One specialises in high quality wine and the other in amazing sushi conceived and created by Michelin-trained, multi-award winning chef, Neil Witney. His business...
The Clanfield Centre Summer Festival
Coming on 1st July the Clanfield Centre’s first Summer Festival.
They are looking for any local businesses that would be interested in donating to Clanfield Summer Festival’s Raffle as they they are raising money for other charities – so anything little or large would be amazing!
Being a ‘Gladiator’ is about support & team love – Jo & Kieran report back
Being a Gladiator is not about you – but the team. As Kieran & Jo recently found out.
Growing Together – at the Chelsea Flower Show, May 2023
While Steve tends to his award-winning dahlias, Claire visits this year’s Chelsea Flower Show.
Saving oak trees, forestry education, gardening with no limits, encouraging young gardeners, celebrating heroines of horticulture, admiring Alitex’s trade stand, head gardener advice and cinnamon buns are top of the agenda for this eclectic edition of Growing Together.
3 friends, 2 bikes and Penny Farthing smash £10,000 fundraising target for Stroke Association
Joy of reaching their target and now the journey home. Listen to the struggles and the triumphs of Woody Ray, Tom Clowes and Simon Wells.
Voter ID – views from an East Hants local election candidate
Voter ID. Was it a problem for you when trying to vote in the recent local elections? We hear a personal account from one of the candidates.
Petersfield Infant School Association appeals for local support
Can you help?
Trudy Baxendale from the Petersfield Infant School Association appeals to the local community and businesses for gifts, raffle prizes and fund matching for its summer fair . Trudy tells Theodora Eleni why the school needs the funds and how much they hope to raise.
Petersfield housing plans face objections
Thakeham Homes wants to squeeze the development of 54 properies into space behind existing houses on The Causeway and Larcombe Road. But the proposal faces stiff opposition.
The Natural Food Deli in Dragon Street is under new ownership
Robert Blair was a customer of The Natural Food Deli in Dragon Street, when the previous owner Livvy was thinking of selling – and he leapt at the chance to buy the restaurant and continue the approach that had made it a success. Robert talks to Laura Sheppard about the ethics behind the business and the challenges that have been faced.
Dr Paul O’Halloran talks about the Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes
Do you know your risk? Dr Paul O’Halloran and Theodora Eleni talk about the risks associated with Type 2 Diabetes and how
early testing and diet can help prevent you from being diagnosed with the illness.
The growing women’s rugby charity based in Sheet
Simon Lawrence gives an update on the recent activities of Maddy’s Mark and its ambitions to new Shine Radio volunteer Ann Marden.
Getting everyone active – a new local initiative
Did you know there’s a new Everyone Active initiative in East Hants? We pop into the Taro Leisure Centre to find out more about it & the link between keeping active and mental health and wellbeing.
Assertive parking wardens hit the streets of Petersfield
People who park on Petersfield streets say many more penalty tickets are being handed out. Hear Laura and Victoria who work in a Lavant Street store where drivers have been targeted.
How to get elected as Town Mayor – an insight from Petersfield’s Town Clerk
How does a new Town Mayor get the job? Town Clerk Neil Hitch for Petersfield Town Council shares an insight.
Come to Clanfield and be bowled over
The CBSC is having an open day June 4th for people to experience the facilities and even try their hand at bowling.
News about our project
The UK radio industry celebrates Petersfield’s podcast about working dogs
Petersfield’s Shine Radio’s award-winning podcast, Dogs with Jobs is the subject of a new UK Radio Academy podcast. The BBC’s Laura Rawlings and presenter Kate Fairweather discuss how Dogs with Jobs has developed into more than a passion project.
Listeners are the winners as Petersfield’s radio station earns national recognition
Petersfield’s Shine Radio has been recognised in the UK’s most prestigious radio awards.
Winner Daisy hears her Shine Radio jingles for the first time
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.