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Money Moment with Martin Bamford

Money Moment with Martin Bamford

Record property sales in June, people in rural areas struggle to get cash, we’re spending more on charities, dating and pets, good news for people living in flats with cladding and how the Euro 2020 tournament boosted retail sales.

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the P pod local personalities show – 20th July 2021

the P pod local personalities show – 20th July 2021

Meon Valley Travel is the P pod recording venue this week. James and Karen Beagrie give us the scoop on what’s hot and what’s not for holidays this year.
Young Petersfield racing driver Seb Hopkins impresses on the track and local composer Damian Montagu finds inspiration in the South Downs.
With news from Jon Walker, a Wilde Walk with Suzie at the magical Wylds Farm and a classical end to the show for the summer.

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Suzie’s Wilde Walk at Wylds Farm with PSF

Suzie’s Wilde Walk at Wylds Farm with PSF

Suzie and Raine visit Wyld’s Farm, where PSF are staging Midsummer Night’s Dream next week. It’s a magical space, where the audience will join the wedding party to walk through wildflower meadows and then sit beneath a giant oak tree to watch what unfolds … There’s more information from Lucy Hollis and Clare Glancy, long term organisers of course. Website is petersfieldshakespearefestival.co.uk

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The Ticket – new arts and entertainment show

The Ticket – new arts and entertainment show

It’s a very special edition of The Ticket. 

Noni Needs chats to local composer and musican, Damian Montagu, and it’s fascinating to hear how Damian got his big break arranging David Bowie, how he picked up a major commission by offering too much choice, and how he accidentally produced his first album. Interspersed with some truly beautiful music, which captures the essence of living in the South Downs, it’s a wonderful listen.

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the P pod local personalities show – 13th July 2021

the P pod local personalities show – 13th July 2021

The Barn Emporium hosts the P pod this week. Joff and Claire discover this fabulous new space for local artisans, crafters and traders.
There’s also an update on the Festival Hall renovations and a taste of the good life at the Petersfield Community Garden.
With news from Jon Walker, an early Wilde Walk from Suzie and another cracking tune from local singer/songwriter Tash Hills.

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