Meet Mike Cantan from Animal Crackers

Owner of Animal Crackers pet shop, Mike Cantan, gives Shine Radio’s Joff Lacey and Claire Vennis a warm welcome in the shop’s new premises on Dragon Street.  Passionate about animal care, Mike gives some top tips for dog training and announces a new...

Petersfield gets a full fibre broadband upgrade

Petersfield will be one of the first rural places in England to get full fibre broadband across the whole town. Telecoms infrastructure company Openreach has earmarked our town to receive the upgrade, with work starting within the next three months. Connie Dixon of...

Re-opening the Hub: Sue Williams talks to Shine

Sue Williams is chair of East Hampshire Disability Forum. Sue Williams was there, to celebrate the re-opening of The Hub Travel and Tourism Information Centre at Petersfield Railway Station on 28th May. She spoke to Noni Needs about how she’s has been...

Re-opening The Hub: Dan Wright talks to Shine

Dan Wright, from Community Rail Network was there, to celebrate the re-opening of The Hub Travel and Tourism Information Centre at Petersfield Railway Station on 28th May 2021. Dan Wright is part of Community Rail Network and re-commissions redundant buildings. ...

Re-opening The Hub: Paula Aldridge talks to Shine

Paula Aldridge, Community Rail Manager at South Western Railway, was there, to celebrate the re-opening of the the Hub Travel and Tourism Information Centre at Petersfield Railway Station on 28th May. She spoke to Noni Needs about adopting a station and the working...

Ro-opening the Hub: Mark Miller talks to Shine

Mark Miller: Rail Officer at East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership and a Director of Hampshire Community Rail Partnership talks to Noni Needs. To celebrate the re-opening of the the Hub Travel and Tourism Information Centre at Petersfield Railway Station on 28th...

Growing Together – June 2021

After the wettest May, Ann-Marie and Claire are hoping for the sun to shine in June – aren’t we all! With everything being slightly behind schedule, there’s a rush to get plants from seed trays into the garden.   Ann-Marie has some great top tips from feeding...

Works of art on a cupcake?

This Weeks’s Shine Radio Recipe is all about beautiful floral, dog and cat designed, scrumptious looking cupcakes. The cupcake trend is not new but this is a whole new level. Joey Powys-Maurice discovered a new obsession during lockdown – cupcake...

Sprout, the care home visitor

Meet Sprout.  Barrel-chested and muscular, he looks like the canine equivalent of a beefy nightclub bouncer. One to be wary of, perhaps. Sprout has the distinctive egg shaped head and triangular eyes of the English Bull terrier Yet Sprout is a much loved visitor...

Cocktails with Kate: the sassy lassie

Georgia Brown’s first bartending experience was at Petersfield’s Charles St Tap Bar, where she learned to make cocktails for a crowd. In high demand for her mixing skills among friends and family, Georgia impresses Kate Fairweather and Simon Stanley by...