Rambo, the forensic police detection dog

A window into the world of forensic police dogs within the Metropolitan Police, the UK’s largest urban police force, recorded at Goodwoof 2024.   In this relaxed interview, in between displays in the arena in Goodwoof, handler Police Constable Clyde...

The unexpected joys of lichen

Lichen enthusiasts from the Petersfield area shared their passion for the organisms at the Eco Fair. Discover their secrets and the part they play in the wider ecosystem. Shine Radio’s Stephen Martin met Duncan Wright who has created a group of likeminded fans....

Growing Together – Early July 2024: Beekeeping

It’s early July and it’s very soggy down at the Adhurst Estate Allotments as Steve and Coxy catch up under the shelter at the community garden. Steve also meets Rowan Roberts, the swarm co-ordinator for the Petersfield and District Beekeepers Association....

Talking Books – July 2024

This Month’s Programme Tim and Suzie are in holiday mood, so this months Talking Books is a bumper interview edition, chosen by listeners.  It’s fitting that first up is Martin Muncaster, the best radio voice ever, who was inspired to write his life...

Cold Coffee / Холодна кава – Kupala

Ukrainian culture is full of various holidays and traditions. Some of them date back to pre-Christian times.Ivan Kupala is a traditional Slavic holiday that existed long before the baptism of Kyivan Rus. Kupala was one of the annual mermaids, which began on the day of...