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This episode of Dogs with Jobs features a lively pack of working beagles.
Kennel huntsman Danny Allen describes the daily working lives of his characterful charges to Kate Fairweather. Recorded at the Alresford Show 2022.
This month, Kate Fairweather stays very local, visiting Ramsdean to meet E.T., a talented young labrador retriever with big paw prints to fill. He’s the third in a line of exceptional assistance dogs owned by Allen Parton, disabled ex-Royal Navy Chief Petty Officer and the founder of Hounds for Heroes, the assistance dog charity.
Meet Daisy, who works with a non-verbal autistic teenager.
She gives him confidence and security. She gives his parents an early warning of impending meltdown. Hear how this wonderful dog has transformed the lives of the entire family.
Our roving reporter Jo Gray donned her Vans sneakers at the recent official opening of the re-vamped skate park in Petersfield. Skate boarders young & seasoned hit the deck. We find out more.
What is Santa’s Sleigh doing on Petersfield’s streets on the first weekend in October? And wearing a grass skirt and garland? It’s the Great Big Food Bank Challenge.
Claire and Steve meet at the Adhurst Estate Allotments to enjoy the autumnal sun and the last of the year’s blooms as they discuss their gardening year.
Town councillors hear of plans for a town-wide archaeological event scheduled for 2023. The proposal includes attempts to unearth clues to Petersfield’s Roman past in private gardens and public land.
This week Suzie walks in the Preseli Hills in Wales while on holiday.
This week the P pod comes from Shine Radio’s ‘training day’. Joff and Claire find out more about our local radio station and what goes on behind the scenes.
Owner of The Bran Tub Kevin Silverthorn tells us about the devastating decision to close the family run business – steadfast in Lavant Street since 1978.
We don’t have a guest on Talking Books this month so we are able to chat a bit more about all things literary.
This Wilde Walk comes from West Wales where Suzie is on holiday.
So what does the re-vamped skate park have to offer for local families?
Jan and Sylvia from Petersfield tell us about how they met Ukranian refugee Iva and talk about the need for more local host families.
A district councillor is calling on Petersfield families to renew their support for Ukrainian refugees.
Six months after people from Ukraine started arriving here – where are we now? Councillor Julie Butler says she’s hopeful that local families will extend their welcome.
And they’re off. It’s day 4 of Janine and Phil’s cycle to Athens from Liphook. How do they feel? Listen here to find out.
True dedication from a Local Liss residents determined to see and bear witness to our late Queen’s funeral on Monday 19th September.
It’s Day 9. Where is Janine Gillard: She updates Shineradio on their epic cycle ride to Athens.
Rooted in nature and our surroundings. A new exhibition on until 25th September, The Light Room Alresford.
Petersfield rugby player, Will Prichard, is walking 100 miles along the South Downs way to raise funds for the Petersfield Food Bank.