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In today’s local news, a motorcyclist from Petersfield is recovering from serious injuries after a crash on a residential road, Petersfield’s food bank gives a shout-out for supplies, a new Bicycle Buddies scheme aims to attract local riders back onto their bikes and the Petersfield Twinning Association has captured its story in song.
great local listening
Paul Turner talks everything about air quality. Ever wondered is Petersfield is as bright and green as it seems? What does radical change look like and how can we be part of it?
Retired dog handler, Jim Noble, tells the gripping story of Lottie, the police bloodhound and how she solved her very first missing persons case. It was the first of dozens of searches that she completed as a specialist search dog: Jim pays tribute to a superb work partner in this throwback episode of Dogs with Jobs.
Our guest this month is Tim Bouquet who grew up on his father’s farm at Butser. Tim is a ghost-writer and biographer who makes dry material into real page-turners.
How to keep your locks looking good. Salli Watts gives Noni Needs some helpful tips. Its important to feel good, so keep looking after your hair.
“Foodie” Fairweather is here to tempt you with his memories of Mexican fare. Fajitas, a making and eating experience. Share the load -customise your own wrap.
Virtual St Patrick’s night celebration is shaping up to be a very enjoyable evening of home dining and on line entertainment! Listen to find out how you can raise money for charity and have fun.
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 Million Pebble Beach, Ben Dlugokecki, Jennifer Parker-Lummis and Ray Vogt about their latest releases.
Schools are back and Suzie and Raine meet some children playing near the river. The start is exactly where she walked with Abigail McKern but then Suzie is shown an exciting new addition by her friend. And what’s this about teddy bears?
The new owner of Lords Farm is asking planners for pre-application advice on two alternative development schemes.
Caroline Scott of regreentheplanet.blog discusses the ins and outs of electric vehicles, education and whether your coffee cup is making a difference.
We celebrate International Women’s Day in the P pod this week, as we feature some of the many inspirational women in the Petersphere past and present. And the singer-songwriter Amba Tremain ends the show with her new single Honestly.
Maria Sciara put Emma Twist’s name forward as a positive role model on this International Women’s Day. Listen to how Emma spreads smiles and joy in hospitals, as a support bubble and as a dance teacher, as they both talk to Shine Radio’s Laura Sheppard.
Nicola Winter from Home-Start Butser was suggested as an inspirational role model that we could celebrate on International Women’s Day.
Here’s Nicola talking to Shine Radio’s Dave Williams about what the charity does, about the family of volunteers and who Nicola thinks the real role models are.
To mark International Women’s Day, florist Sophie Doe chats to Shine Radio’s Laura Sheppard about being nominated as an inspiring role model, after setting up the Petersfield Coronavirus Help Network.
For International Women’s Day, Shine Radio and the Petersfield Museum profile five remarkable women from Petersfield’s history. Each profile is around sixty seconds long so jump in and get a quick fix of our town’s female past.