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Claire Vennis and Joff Lacey present the P pod

the P pod

Our flagship weekly show packed with Petersfield personalities and their real-life stories. Presented by Claire Vennis and Joff Lacey.

Talking Books

Published author Suzie Wilde and bookshop owner Tim O’Kelly explore their love of books, the joy of stories and the craft of writing.

Growing Together

Grow a brighter garden with Ann-Marie Powell and Claire Vennis. Named as one of the UK’s top gardening podcasts in 2021.

The Ticket

Laura Sheppard celebrates arts, culture and entertainment from in and around the Petersphere.

Wilde Walks

Inspirational walks in beautiful countryside around Petersfield with Suzie Wilde and her labrador Raine.

Dogs with Jobs

Meet the front line workers of the canine world. These working animals show focus, determination, intelligence, instinct and courage. 

The Shine Radio Recipe

Noni Needs meets local people who share treasured and original recipes with you.

Generation Green

Young minds with the environmental issues that matter to them and practical ways we can help protect our planet.

The Local Showcase

Mandy P brings you a selection of original tracks composed and performed by local musicians.

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the P pod personalities show – 8 November 2021

the P pod personalities show – 8 November 2021

We’ve returned to Sky Park Farm for this week’s P pod.  Owner Victoria Noonan gives an update on how this working deer farm is faring since it opened 6 months ago and we speak to Matt Crow, Executive Chef of The Grazing Rooms – Sky Park Farm’s new restaurant – who entices us with delicious offerings on the menu here.

Steam memories in Petersfield

Steam memories in Petersfield

A tour of the breathtaking British Pullman carriages and conversations with the volunteers maintaining the equally stunning steam locomotive that passed through Petersfield at the weekend – as well as your pictures and videos!

the P pod personalities show – 2 November 2021

the P pod personalities show – 2 November 2021

This week we’re celebrating our centenary!  That’s right, it’s our 100th P pod and we’re at Gallery No 30 on the High Street to celebrate in style with owner Fifi Crowley.

We also meet Livvy Stainer, who offers tutored drawing classes at Gallery No 30, and Col Clark from local band Rehab brings news of a new Jazz Club in town.

Support our community fundraising

As a not-for-profit project run by volunteers in the local community we rely on the generosity of people like you.

Your donation supports our volunteers and helps provide Petersfield with the radio service it deserves.

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Buy tickets in the East Hampshire Community Lottery.

When you choose Petersfield Community Radio as your good cause we receive 50p for every ticket you buy.


We’re proud to be sponsored and supported by local companies and organisations. You can support our project too.

Petersfield Town Council awarded our volunteer team a grant in January 2020 to help us develop our 24 hour radio service. With further fundraising we launched it on 15 August 2020.

News about our project

Shine Radio makes a show for the BBC

Shine Radio makes a show for the BBC

The volunteers at Petersfield’s Shine Radio were commissioned by BBC Radio Solent to produce a half-hour showcase of the best of Petersfield. The programme was broadcast across Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight on Thursday 13th May 2021.

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