Bell ringing at St Peters with Alan Cosh

The Bell Ringers of St Peters in Petersfield are busy most of the year. Alan Cosh talks to the District Ringing Master Roger Barber and visits the bell ringers during their practice evening at St Peters. The St Peters Bell Ringers are a diverse and friendly lot and...

Farming communities can influence the police

Farmers and farm workers around Petersfield could get more help from the Hampshire Police service. Hampshire Constabulary says it wants to find out what are the most important concerns for our local farming communities. It’s joined forces with the Farming Community...

Sugar cane bollard pops-up in Petersfield

The sugar cane bollard in Petersfield Petersfield is one of the first places in Britain to introduce a revolutionary new bollard. The sustainable street furniture is claimed by the council to be eco-friendy. Hampshire County Council is trialling a new plant-based bio...

Vote for the people’s favourite South Downs photo

Voting is now open to choose the most popular piece of photography from the South Downs. Members of the public are being invited to help decide The People’s Choice award for this year’s national park competition. Six winning images plus 16 more shortlisted photographs...

Councils call it off

End of the love-in East Hampshire District Council has announced it is to abandon its longstanding partnership with Havant District Council. The most popular day to start divorce proceedings is 8th January. The councils have got in two days early. The two...

Local news lookback to 2021

Laura Sheppard and her guests recall notable and memorable local news stories we’ve covered at Shine Radio over the last year. With Laura are Jo Gray, Craig Young, Stephen Martin and Noni Needs. Links to some of the stories mentioned Emily Spalding marks one...

Santa on tour in Petersfield with Alan Cosh

In an occasion of Christmas magic, Santa was in Petersfield on Saturday and Sunday. The big man was dressed in his traditional red and white robes. He toured the streets of Petersfield and the surrounding neighbourhoods in a sleigh prepared for him by members of...

Track the naughty elves in Petersfield

There’s still time to spot the naughty elves in the shop displays of Petersfield. To help you, here’s the official map showing known hotspots of elfine activity about the town. Known hotspots of elfine activity – click to go big Shops with elves...

Crowdfunder for injured Owen Lovelace

Crowdfunding effort for Liphook United player hit by serious injury Efforts are underway to raise money for Liphook United footballer Owen Lovelace after he suffered a very serious broken leg during a match last Saturday. The 20-year-old player sustained the injury...