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Emma Bunday, manager of Petersfield Community Centre spoke to Shine Radio’s Stephen Martin about the key dates on the road to reopening. Emma also discusses the changes made to the facilities and operational practice at the centre and what all this has meant for her and her colleagues personally.
This week with Martin, inflation takes a surprise dip, Asda workers get a boost from the courts, will staff really quit their jobs if forced to work from home?, a new £50 note could be in your wallet in June and Petersfield’s Santander branch survives a national closured plan.
Alexander Lambrianou talks to Claire Vennis about his new business, Share A Smile Today, set up to help local independent cafes and to spread smiles at the same time. Alexander explains what inspired Share A Smile Today and how you can start sharing some smiles...
Lucy Carter had to finish her MA in Fine Art at Chichester University during last year's Pandemic. Lucy talks to Noni Needs about what that was like, exhibiting at Gallery No 30, in Petersfield.And being part of "Power to Us," an emerging, female artists...
Steak Diane was a real luxurious treat back in the 1970’s. Expert Peter tells Noni how to revive her old favourite.
It’s the end of a lovely spring walk at Stansted Park. Suzie and Raine join a friend who recommends a walk towards the House itself for anyone without a dog. All is calm and reflective … until Raine tries to take over the mic herself …
Christine Seaward joins us from The Sustainability Centre near East Meon, Linda Knutson reveals the latest plans for The Open Air Swimming Pool and Jon & Joff scout-out Lords Farm where up to 21 houses could be built in Sheet. Plus new music from local band Jackdaw Train.
This week Meg and Sacha dissect David Attenborough’s witness statement. This opinion piece covers everything the two found to be problematic and maybe what was missing.
Meet Stroud’s sheepdog stars. It’s the lull before the storm, as border collies Max, Edie and Joe gear up for a busy lambing season. Farmer Andy Snow explains how the collies’ skill and teamwork helps to keep over 1000 expectant ewes calm and organised.
Sean Ridley, manager of The Studio at TPS, brings news of an exciting rebrand, ahead of reopening, in this chat with Claire Vennis.
Wake up to bird song with Suzie. It’s Chapel Common – but not as she knows it. At 7am no one else is there but despite the current climate of women feeling unsafe, Suzie loves being alone in a landscape.
Mandy P shares music released and performed by musicians in and around Petersfield and speaks to them. Hear from musical talent and visiting artists who are popular in local venues. This week, Mandy is chatting to Gareth Howells of BEMIS about their latest release.
A traditional Irish Family recipe past down the generations. What better restorative, warming St Patrick’s celebratory meal than Irish stew.
A new name for a Petersfield venue, the Petersfield student who is sharing smiles with a new business idea and the man behind the Petersfield twinning song that none of us can get out of our heads. All with Claire and Joff in this week’s P pod.
Shine Radio’s Alan Cosh hears from Ulrike Jaeger, who explains how life in Warendorf has been during the pandemic for residents, her hopes and fears, and how people in our twin town have been caught-up this week in the European vaccinations controversy.