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For the first time in two years, a public event was held in Petersfield to attract shoppers and make an occasion of the Christmas light switch-on. Alan Cosh was let loose and spoke to attendees in Shine Radio’s live broadcast from the event.
How are you planning to decorate your house this Christmas? Ann-Marie and Claire have lots of great ideas for how to bring the outside in this season.
With gardening chat and advice – as well as a bulb-planting confession – this month’s Growing Together also has Ann-Marie falling in love with her garden and our gardening wishes for next year.
Suzie walks Raine and feels sad that Taylor, the blonde, has now gone to join her lifetime partner. She will be missed but will do a great job helping her new friend.
This week the P pod comes from Ashford Farm in Steep.
Owners Alexandra and Simon Bridger introduce this family-run farm and entice us with what’s on offer for the table this Christmas and Terry Doubleday and Nicola Winter from Home-Start Butser provides details of their Big Give Christmas Challenge, starting soon.
Hear how a recent table top sale in St Peter’s Hall in town raised an impressive £623 of the £2000 needed for local volunteers’ forthcoming trip to Gambia to provide sanitary facilities.
Should we ‘bee’ worried here in Petersfield? What should we do if we think we’ve seen an Asian hornet? Rowan Roberts of Petersfield and District Beekeepers Association has everything you need to know.
Prices are rising more quickly, there’s new hope for bank scam victims, Amazon will discriminate against VISA credit card holders, new homes must have electric charging points and a new call for growth to be spread more evenly around the UK.
Laura Sheppard puts your questions to experts and decision makers involved in the redevelopment of Petersfield’s Festival Hall.
If you want to know how to Fly Fish the game keeper Greg Adlam will show you how. Alan Cosh spent a day at Meon Springs and got hooked.
Cadets who took part in Petersfield’s Remembrance Day commemorations have been reflecting on their roles.
There’s lots going on in the Petersphere again. Have a listen to what’s been going on in the world of classical music, theatre, arts and crafts in the local area.
Suzie walks at Buriton and enjoys the autumn colours
We’ve come to the magical Wylds Christmas Tree Farm in Liss Forest this week to talk to Nick and Sophia Rook-Blackstone as they prepare to open for the season.
With local news, a Wilde Walk and music from local singer/songwriter Astrid M.
This month we are talking to bestselling author Sophie Kinsella. She has sold over 45 million copies of her books in more than 60 countries, and she has been translated into over 40 languages. Madeleine Wickham was born in London. She studied music at New College, Oxford, but after a year switched to Politics, Philosophy and Economics. Her first novel was published under her real name, when she was 24, and working as a financial journalist.
Is based on real peoples lives. “A a mother, and knowing these stories are real, is heart wrenching,” says Noni Needs.
We must get plastic out of our oceans now. And one local 12 year old is doing something about it.
Petersfield Remembers. Hear today’s open-air service from The Square and the ceremony that took place at the War Memorial. The service is led by the Reverend Canon Will Hughes of St Peter’s Church with readings from Commander Clive Lewis, Chairman of Petersfield Royal British Legion.
Local naturists held a sell-out private dinner upstairs at the Folly Wine bar. The forty fleshy guests attended the event organised by British Naturism. Shine Radio was there.