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A real local community event and the weather stayed fine for the residents in Liss.

A real local community event and the weather stayed fine for the residents in Liss.

It was a great turnout in Liss last weekend. Many local community groups were there to show what their groups and organisations do within the village.

All funds raised are going towards the Newmans Collard Tennis Club and the head torch challenge to help raise funds for their floodlights

Julie Butler spent a pleasant afternoon there. She spoke to Andy Gray, one of the main organisers of the day, as well as many of the local groups that attended.

Men’s mental health week was all about stopping the stigma and ensuring that you speak to each other.

Men’s mental health week was all about stopping the stigma and ensuring that you speak to each other.

It was Men’s mental health week last week. It seemed the perfect time to catch up with Robbie Campbell  to find out the importance of men reaching out to seek help and advice.

We all know it is important to talk, but how does this differ between men and women. The Taro looked at ways to work to bring mental health to the forefront.

Petersfield’s Shine Radio’s Julie Butler finds out more.

An Extra Ordinary meeting was held last about the future of Petersfield Festival Hall

An Extra Ordinary meeting was held last about the future of Petersfield Festival Hall

Notice was given by the Town Council’s consultants for the council chamber project. The contractors that had been appointed were in the process of ceasing to trade.

Councillors approved that the project should still go ahead, and go out to tender.

We asked about whether the council has the skills to make the Festival Hall project work.

Cllr Chris Paige spoke to Petersfield Shine Radio

The Rosemary Foundation thank their stakeholders at Churchers College

The Rosemary Foundation thank their stakeholders at Churchers College

It’s all about saying thank you at their stakeholder event at the beginning of June. Trustees welcomed everyone at Churchers College to meet across the community.

Everyone found out from Trustee, Dr Holden on how important the funds are that they rise to keep their nurses on the road.

Wendy Smith, the fundraising manager from the Rosemary Foundation tells us more.

We find out how debt and other issues can trigger mental health issues

We find out how debt and other issues can trigger mental health issues

Citizens Advice has a funded debt advisor that gives a level of consistency for their clients with mental health issues.

Along with this, there is a lady from Southern Health who is in attendance once a week. She can recommend or signpost to other organisations if required.

All of these measures can help when trying to tackle other issues.

Julie Butler speaks to Claire Oughton at Citizens Advice during mental health week

Algal growth pushed back with barley

Algal growth pushed back with barley

Efforts to clear the algal growth at the Pond have been successful with barley, fountains and partnership.

Richard Welch, the volunteer, Head Fisheries Bailiff explains more about a sustainable approach to Pond management

In conversation with local artist Sheryl Elaine Pape and botany enthusiast Bill Lowe

In conversation with local artist Sheryl Elaine Pape and botany enthusiast Bill Lowe

Meet local floral artist Sheryl Elaine Pape and local legend and resident of 84 years Bill Lowe. Sheryl is a fellow of the Society of Botanical Artists and Bill was warden at Selborne’s Noar Hill so between the two of them they possess lots of knowledge on the local floral wildlife. We hear of their shared adventures into the Hangers and Sheryl’s career as an artist which included local workshops.

Nominations Open for Green Business Awards

Nominations Open for Green Business Awards

PeCAN – Petersfield Climate Action Network – is sponsoring this Petersfield Award to highlight the efforts local businesses are making,around sustainability; they are offering their expertise to help businesses in a practical manner too.

PeCan Chair, Greg Ford, told us more:

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