Coffee beans and local scenes at Gallery No30

Fifi Crowley popped into the P pod this week … actually, the P pod popped into Fifi’s Gallery No 30 Fifi Crowley gave up a career in the city to fulfil her desire for a career change and to open a café. Now she’s enjoying life at Gallery No30, in the...

Music-mad Michael puts his role in focus

Petersfield Community Radio volunteer Michael Clement, pictured, is a renowned portrait photographer, who, has worked with Angelina Jolie, Adele, Chrissie Hynde and Jeff Goldblum … and he was also persuaded to come along to Sew Creative, to record visually a...

Sew Creative provides material benefits

Claire Vennis, far left, spoke with Sew Creative’s Steven (at rear) and Jo Watts, second from left, and customers (from left to right) Janice McNeill, Wendy Beardall and Ben Pope Jo and Steven Watts very kindly invited us along to their shop, Sew Creative, in Lavant...

Down the pub with… Sarah Parish and Jim Murray

Petersfield Community Radio’s Dawn Clare, centre, with Sarah Parish and Jim Murray Actress Sarah Parish returns to our TV screens as the lead in ITV drama Bancroft, on New Year’s Day. However, when Petersfield Community Radio’s Dawn Clare met with...

Pratt demonstrates his worth

Antiques expert Jonathan Pratt is a familiar face to viewers of daytime TV with regular appearances on BBC’s Bargain Hunt, Antiques Road Trip and Flog It. He credits his love for antiques to mid-80s BBC series Lovejoy, starring Ian McShane. Dawn Clare played the role...

Martin Bamford’s Money Moment

It’s Martin Bamford’s weekly round up of the money news that could inform your investment and spending decisions. Minimum pay boost? Inflation slows; bank scams; equal pay; equity release … Money Moment is brought you with Informed Choice independent financial...

Dandy Cat leaves you feline good

There’s a new and very different barber’s shop in town, offering ‘a little bit of Piccadilly’ in Petersfield. Ben and Karina Swann are loving life in Petersfield Alastair Stewart looked like he needed a trim, so we sent him along to meet Dandy...

Policing Petersfield – a history

Police check out the ‘new’ speed monitoring system A new book by Petersfield Museum, Policing Petersfield: 1840–2016, was launched last week. It chronicles the story of police in Petersfield from the early days as one of the original 12 divisions of the...

Kenya puts faith in Watoto Trust

The Watoto Trust helps put smiles on the faces of Kenyan Children The Watoto Trust helps Kenyan children reach their potential and escape the cycle of poverty. The charity also helps in a wider way to increase awareness of the problems facing Kenya, including pressure...

Greenpower is way forward for TPS pupils

The TPS teams having a pit of fun The Greenpower season came to an end with a final at Silverstone and the P pod’s Claire Vennis was on hand to record the emotions of the day for two teams of pupils from TPS. A shorter version of this interview was included in a...

If music be the food of love …

Philip Young The Festival Hall is home to Petersfield’s Musical Festival, held every year in March. It’s been around for almost 120 years and over the next few months we’ll be finding out how its organisers prepare for its week-long celebration of music. Alastair...