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Petersfield’s new police station
Petersfield will get a new police station in the town centre, promises the Police and Crime Commissioner Donna Jones.
Suzie’s Wilde Walk – Walking to Work
Walking to Work
Grow Cut Flowers with Award-winning Hampshire Gardener, Helier Bowling
Hampshire-based gardener Helier Bowling won 5 stars for her cut flower garden on the Alitex stand at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show last July.
Claire Vennis from gardening podcast Growing Together met Helier in her greenhouse to find out where her love of growing flowers started, what flower seeds she likes to grow and how she’s broken her own growing rule!
The Petersfield school that’s received a glowing report
Staff at a Petersfield school are being praised in an official report. The independent schools inspectorate found Churcher’s College to be excellent in a new assessment of its operations.
Petersfield’s Turner’s pies celebrate British Pie week
How do you celebrate British Pie week? With a pie. Luckily, Petersfield hosts a champion pie maker shop.
The high-viz is out & it’s a spring clean for East Hants
In the run up to the annual Great British Spring Clean work is already underway across East Hants & you can take part too!
Music Madness as Ward Thomas drop fifth album
The talented Petersfield singer, songwriter, sister duo bring joy with Music In The Madness. Listen to their full interview here.
Energy costs continue to bite locally says Claire from Citizens Advice
Ahead of the chancellor’s budget we asked Claire Oughton of Citizens Advice what kind of enquiries her team is receiving from people in and around Petersfield. Claire explains the specific concerns around energy costs, getting access to benefits and how the Citizens Advice team can help with household budgeting.
Houseplant Takeover at RHS Wisley
There’s still time to see the Houseplant Takeover in the Glasshouse at RHS Wisley, open until March 12th.
RHS Garden Manager Emma Allen describes some of the plants on display that make up the amazing ‘Deep Sea Dive’ exhibition to Shine Radio’s Claire Vennis, and looks forward to a new Orchid display coming soon.
the P pod – Petersfield personalities – 6 March: At The Museum
The P pod comes from the Petersfield Museum and Art Gallery this week where Joff and Claire learn about upcoming events from Head of Collections and Exhibitions, Louise Weller and a new Elevenses Club and Creative Saturdays from Marketing Manager Lewis Webb.
Also, artist Catherine Knight describes her work for an upcoming exhibition and Suzie has reasons to be cheerful in her Wilde Walk.
Damian Hinds MP update for Petersfield
Petersfield’s member of parliament Damian Hinds shares his thoughts from Windsor after an agreement was brokered between the UK and the EU over trade in Northern Ireland. This month he also reflects on apprenticeships in East Hampshire and the value of local business networking events including one at The Trooper in Froxfield.
Local speed calming measures move in the right direction
Following Petersfield’s latest Town Development Committee Meeting local councillors update us on plans for the long awaited improvements to address local speeding hot spots.
Petersfield Young Farmers’ Charity Dung Run
The Petersfield Young Farmers are hosting a charity Dung Run on Sunday 25th March, after last year’s success. All profits will be split between the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance and the Petersfield Young Farmers Club.
Petersfield ‘Men’s Shed’ is now open!
A new ‘Men’s Shed’ has opened in Petersfield town centre. We hear all about the facility and what’s available for local men.
Drinking with Phill and Mags – March
March is upon us and Spring is sprung! This month we have not one but two brewery visits, a restrospective look at whisky for Burns night and we rise to the challenge of talking about our grape of the month Chasselas!
Excited prize-winning local school to host children’s TV stars!
Harting C of E Primary School has won a national competition in support of Anti-Bullying Week. Staff and pupils created a winning video beating hundreds of entries from across the UK. We hear all about it!
Knight at the Petersfield Museum: New show starts in March
Vivid, Vital and Vibrant. Inspired by Edvard Munch at The Petersfield Museum.
Size isn’t everything – tiny charity shop celebrates an outstanding contribution award
Petersfield’s children’s charity shop on the High Street is celebrating a CRUK award.