Informed Choice independent financial planners is a specialist investment company in Petersfield, which can help you make decisions about money.
Every week, Martin Bamford compiles a selection of money stories that will help you keep in touch with our changing world as you consider how best to spend and invest.
Martin Bamford is back with another digest of money news to help you plan your finances, wherever you live in the Petersfield area.
This week with Martin, demand for houses outstrips supply, sending prices higher, why fraud and error is affecting universal credit payments, more than 500 bank branches have closed in the last year, there’s a new consumer duty on finance firms and the rental property eviction ban ends this month.
All with Martin Bamford and presented with Informed Choice, independent financial planners of Petersfield.
Be informed and plan for your future with the Money Moment from Petersfield’s Shine Radio. Sponsored by Informed Choice.
Damian Hinds shares an update on the gradual lifting of COVID restrictions and other local matters.
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Emily and RyanWatts share their experiences of becoming first time parents during a global pandemic.
In this episode, they talk about maternity leave during lockdown, the quality time spent as a new family unit, the impact of not having family visits, and the challenges of raising a newborn during lockdown.
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It’s another YA special, with Sue Wallman – a prize-winning author of YA thrillers. Her debut, Lying about Last Summer, was Winner of Zoella Book Club 2016 and she has since published another three, all winning awards and Dead Popular was WHSmith Book of the Month 2019.
Her new book is out 6 May: I Know You Did It
Sue’s Desert Island Book was The Science of Storytelling by Will Storr
Thebooks mentioned in this months programme were:
A Long Petal of the Sea – Isabel Allende
Tremendous Things – Susan Nielsen
Mrs Dalloway Virginia Wolf
Early Morning Riser – Katherine Heiny
Graves End – William Shaw
The White Ship – Charles Spencer
Troubled Blood – Robert Galbraith
June’s Talking Books
We will be talking to Lissa Evans, about her new book, out in paperback this month.
Lissa Evans writes for both adults and children when she’s not guesting on Backlisted Pod.Her recent novel,V for Victory – which is out in paperback from Black Swan in June – is set in London at the end of the Second World War and completes a loose historical trilogy which began with Old Baggage andCrooked Heart. This is her seven-and-a-halfth Backlisted – for as well as appearing on the very first episode (on J.L. Carr’s A Month in the Country), Lissa has been a guest on episodes 36, 78, 90, 108, and 125 discussing variously the work of Patrick Hamilton, Edith Wharton, Charles Dickens, Marcel Proust and Geoffrey Willans & Ronald Searle, as well as the one-off mini-cast on George Saunders’sLincoln in the Bardo.
Talking Books is broadcast on the third Monday evening of the month at 8pm on Petersfield’s Shine Radio and than repeated at other times during the month
It’s a bumper show on The Ticket this week. HughBonneville tells us what it’s like to be back on the Downton set for Downton 2, NoniNeeds chats to MatthewBurrows MBE about the #artistsupportpledge,which was a global movement Matthew started during lockdown, and LauraSheppard chats to a Year 9 TPS student, EmilyBentley, who has won a young writers award.
There’s news of a new music documentary streaming platform, Backbeat Docs, Mahmood from the Petersfield Barbers AND the Petersfield Art Gallery talks about juggling hair cutting and painting and how the pandemic has made him reassess his business. Plus two voiceover artists, Anne-LiseKadri and PhillHumphries share their latest work as part of the Quarantine Kids Story Time which sprung up last year.
Music Credit: One Little Triumph by Blue Dot Sessions. Used under Creative Commons licence.
As we draw to the end of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, with its theme of Getting Back to Nature, Laura Sheppard chats to Chris, a listening volunteer from the Portsmouth branch of the Samaritans about all the services that are available from the Samaritans, their outreach programme, the extensive help on their website, and how the pandemic has impacted the way they have been able to help.
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As we draw to the end of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, with its theme of Getting Back to Nature, Laura Sheppard chats to Rachel Baird from the Mental Health Foundation, about the power of nature in helping our mental wellbeing.
As we draw to the end of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, with its theme of Getting Back to Nature, Laura Sheppard chats to Dan Angus from Mayfield Nurseries, which is a subsidiary of Solent Mind, about the power of nature in helping our mental wellbeing.
Its Mental Health Awareness week, and this year’s theme is connecting with nature. Beaky Allesch-Taylor, fly fishes to help with stress and anxiety surrounding a breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and operation.
Beaky talks to Noni Needs about breast cancer and how Casting for recovery, is a charity and a way to heal and help her mental wellbeing after breast surgery.
It’s a very windy day at Langley. Where do they find a couple of carrots? Suzie hears the first cuckoo but it’s too distant but the blonde is happy to find a very deep pond in the middle of the common.
A new Wilde Walk airs on Petersfield’s Shine Radio every Friday and is repeated through the week.
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Claire Vennis and Joff Lacey with Petersfield personalities and their stories.
We’re at Sky Park Farm this week to meet owner Victoria Noonan as preparations heat up to open this new deer park on 21st May.
As it’s Mental Health Awareness Week breath expert Helen Bradley and yoga teacher Roessa Marks discuss the importance of being in nature and Petersfield Barbershop’s Mahmood Roostaei reveals a new art gallery on his premises.
Complete with local news from Jon Walker, a walk in an ancient wood with Suzie Wilde and some rocky folk music from local musician Elliott Joseph and his song ‘Wild Atlantic Heart’.
This Month Meg and Sacha chat with the wonderful Ian James about his own experiences and how we can start to make big changes to help fight climate change! We go into detail on finance and how the economy affects climate change. If you are new to climate change activism and haven’t listened to some earlier episodes we definitely recommend listening to those first.