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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.

local stories & local voices

HomeStart Butser seeks new volunteers

HomeStart Butser seeks new volunteers

Home Start Butser provides help for local parents of young children. It focuses on families where post-natal depression, illness or disability mean they need extra support. The Petersfield-based charity is looking for new volunteers to join a training course.

the P pod personalities show – 13 September 2021

the P pod personalities show – 13 September 2021

the P pod comes from Farmhouse West this week on Lavant Street. Claire and Joff find out all about this new shop from founder Sam Farrow. We’re also joined by Jeremy Mitchell, chair of the Edward Thomas Foundation, with news of the upcoming Edward Thomas Literary Festival. With local news, a new Wilde Walk and local music too.

Money Moment with Martin Bamford

Money Moment with Martin Bamford

A new warning about impersonation scams, campaigners say new pensioners face stress because of delays to their payments, new research suggests we still prefer to pay for parking with cash
and why PayPal fees are increasing for UK trade in the EU.

Suzie’s Wilde Walk in the Hangers

Suzie’s Wilde Walk in the Hangers

It’s a very steep climb up to Suzie’s favourite seat in the Hangers. Not the Poet’s Stone this time, and she’s with both dogs. It’s the usual mix of memory, with both guilty sadness and unrepentant happiness, and last week’s “monster” seems to have followed them …

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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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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

Petersfield turns to local radio in lockdown

Petersfield turns to local radio in lockdown

Listening to Petersfield’s Shine Radio has reached record levels during this lockdown. The most local popular programmes include the P pod which has been highlighting positive stories of Petersfield people throughout January.

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