Tractor rally fundraising

Mark Rowden, a farmer from Stroud, is on a mission to raise funds on behalf of Hampshire and Isle Wight Air Ambulance by organising a Charity Christmas Tractor Rally where all the tractors will be lit up with Christmas lights as they travel through Petersfield and the...

The results are in from Toad Patrol!

The numbers are in for East Meon’s Toad and Newt Patrol for 2022. Brian Biggs from East Meon Nature Watch gave Shine Radio’s Alistair Crawford the details of what’s been a good year. Butterflies are next to be counted locally in the Meon’s up...

Ukrainian family welcomed to Ramsdean

Ramsdean welcomed its first Ukrainian family of a mother and two young boys from Kiev last weekend. Andrew King who has sponsored their visas and is providing them with accommodation spoke to Shine Radio’s Alistair Crawford about his reasons for doing so and...

Our very own ‘secret garden’

A sanctuary just off the high street – Shine Radio’s roving reporter Jo Gray was lucky enough to meet two of the dedicated gardeners who work tirelessly all year round to maintain the plants, flowers and herbs within Petersfield’s beautiful Physic...

Police have extra powers in Petersfield this weekend

Hampshire Police have set up a dispersal order to tackle anti-social behaviour in Petersfield town centre.  It follows a disturbance in The Square last Friday night. Three men were taken to hospital with serious injuries. What happened last Friday? A 26-year-old man...

Dung Run for Petersfield Young Farmers

Did you know you don’t need to actually be a young farmer… to be a young farmer?! Shine Radio’s Jo Gray chats to Doug from the Petersfield’s Young Farmers group as well as supporters of their recent ‘Dung Run’ charity event to raise...

Storm watch information

Petersfield is faced with a rare red warning for wind and a major incident is declared by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Resilience Forum. It means significant disruption because of extremely strong winds. The met office currently predicts the winds will...

Storm watch: SSEN declares a red alert

SSEN Engineers. Image © Stuart Nicol Photography 2016. Power distribution company SSEN has enacted ‘red alert’ preparations for Storm Eunice. The company serves all electricity customers in Petersfield. It has an operational depot and a substation on...

The anti-snoring device designed in Petersfield

A high-tech gadget designed in Petersfield is helping to stop sleepless nights caused by snoring. Morgan Innovation and Technology has developed the patented device. The company is headquartered on Bedford Road. Its flexible unit attaches to your chin and makes...