The chickens abandoned at a Petersfield inn

Pub operators in Steep are having to deal with three uninvited guests after an unknown individual dumped chickens in a field. The clucking birds were left at The Harrow Inn in Steep. Pub owner Clare McCutcheon and colleague Harriet Plant describe what they found when...

Petersfield schools celebrate strong GCSE results

Schools in and around Petersfield have posted strong results in this year’s GCSEs. Students who study at TPS, Churcher’s College, Ditcham Park School and Bedales learned their grades after a year of disrupted lessons and remote learning. This year their grades...

Sheet Summer Music Festival @ The Queens Head

Way beyond excited. A Shine Radio first. Mandy P talks to Noni Needs about Saturdays Sheet Summer Music Festival at the Queens Head. Mandy P hosts Shine Radio’s Local Showcase from 1.30pm to 6pm on 14th August 2021. Entry is Free, so come along for great music...

Protecting Merritt’s Meadow with Sue Hines

A group of Petersfield residents is acting to protect local green space from developers. People who live in Merritt’s Meadow have purchased the land and leased it to a new conservation trust. The meadow is one of the precious green fingers that links Petersfield town...

Town traffic survey results

Petersfield Town Centre could get more facilities for cyclists and more greenery with planters. That’s if council officials act on the findings of a public consultation. The council wants to use money from central government to encourage what it calls “Active Travel”....

Armed police on the streets of Petersfield

Armed police at the corner of Sandringham Road and Station Road. Photo credit: Craig Bailey Lacey A Petersfield man is under arrest after an armed Police operation on Station Road. Police say they were called to reports of a man being threatened with a firearm at...

Live in Clanfield? Have your say

People who live in Clanfield are being asked to help prioritise the council services they receive. East Hampshire District Council has included Clanfield residents, businesses and community groups in a survey. Councillor Julie Butler is responsible for community...

Damian Hinds MP – update for Petersfield

A view from the East Hampshire MP’s office. Damian Hinds shares an update on the gradual lifting of COVID restrictions and other local matters. About this series Damian Hinds MP is required to represent the interests of our area and everybody within it. As such,...

Local & Police Commissioner election results

Rob Mocatta has been re-elected to serve Petersfield Butser for the Conservative party, taking 50% of the vote. He lives in East Meon. The Convervative’s Russell Oppenheimer is the winner of the Petersfield Hangers division. Councillor Oppenheimer lives in...

Does Sheet need 21 new homes?

As Shine Radio reported in today’s Morning Report, the new owner of Lords Farm is asking planners for pre-application advice on two alternative development schemes. Michael Ellis has asked for reaction to a light industrial and housing plan, and an alternative...

Morning Report – Tuesday 2 March

In today’s news In today’s local news: a motorcyclist from Petersfield is recovering from serious injuries after a crash on a residential roadPetersfield’s food bank gives a shout-out for suppliesa new Bicycle Buddies scheme aims to attract local...

Morning Report – Monday 1 March

In today’s news Petersfield students are getting ready  for a return to school in a week’s timePolice in Petersfield have recovered camera equipment and want to return it to its owner.Bell Hill will be closed for up to four days from Thursday.and the...

Damian Hinds MP – update for Petersfield

A view from the East Hampshire MP’s office. Damian Hinds shares his perspective on the vaccine rollout locally and looks ahead to the budget scheduled for Wednesday. This series will recommence after the local council elections on 6 May. About this series Damian...