great lockdown listening
Ray Vogt of the Petersfield Twinning Association has used part of his lockdown to write a song to honour Petersfield’s relationships with its two twin towns in France and Germany. All together now…
Noni Needs and Stephen Martin take a romp through your comments on the proposed changes to Petersfield town centre. It’s a heady mix of surprise, outrage, resignation and the bright ideas you’d expect from Shine Radio listeners.
In the local news today, Petersfield students are getting ready for a return to school in a week’s time, Police in Petersfield have recovered camera equipment and want to return it to its owner, Bell Hill will be closed for up to four days from Thursday and the winning numbers in this week’s East Hampshire Community Lottery are out.
This week, what the implications are for other workers after the Über ruling; what’s happening with bitcoin; there is support for renters being sought; where is price inflation headed; and how are our house prices affected by being in the National Park.
Mandy P shares music released and performed by musicians in and around Petersfield and speaks to them. Hear from local musical talent and visiting artists who are popular in Petersfield venues. Plus, Mandy is chatting to Jack Evans from Colour of the Jungle, Jimbo Loverug and Callum Gardner about their new releases.
A view from the East Hampshire MP’s office. Damian Hinds shares his perspective on the vaccine rollout locally and looks ahead to the budget scheduled for Wednesday.
We’ve invited representatives of all major political groups to contribute messages for Shine Radio listeners. Today we hear from David Podger who is standing as a Liberal Democrat candidate.
In today’s local news, there’s a green light for community covid testing in Petersfield, the Town Mayor has her say on Petersfield’s neighbourhood plan, District Council spending plans are being debated and Petersfield’s Free Shop will be open both today and tomorrow. Hear it all in today’s Morning Report.
“…Fall down seven times, Get up Eight.” Great advise in A Season of Secrets, A book with Hope and Resilience for our times.
It’s time to celebrate Real Breadweek. Get inspired to try baking your own bread and listen to Vicky Christie as she chats to Noni Needs about her passion for real bread and sourdough.
Suzie shares her back garden at dusk. The birds are giving their last song of the day after their nest-building and Richard has also been busy: doubling the size of their wildlife pond. A time for quiet reflection – not just of the stars and moon on its glassy surface.
Today, lorries laden with chalk and soil will compete with walkers and cyclists on a popular leisure path after planners gave the green light to a quarry scheme near Petersfield, the Open Air Swimming Pool is getting ready to reopen, a lively debate is taking place on proposals to change the traffic and parking restrictions in Petersfield Town Centre and standby for Census Day – it’s less than one month away.
Steven Watts joins us to talk about a very special shed coming to Petersfield, Hugh Bonneville reveals what’s been going on in his world, Jon Walker looks at the latest local news stories, the Petersfield Museum brings us a slice of history in just 60 Seconds and Suzie Wilde takes a cheerful Wilde Walk. All that plus cool jazzy music from local artist Callum Gardner.
Meg and Sacha chat with Pippa Lee and Laurent Coffre of the Green Party. This time, questions were gathered from the public.
Today, the Petersfield innovation company that is manufacturing a vital part of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout, the Open Air Swimming Pool announces a May re-opening, the controversial plan to provide a mobile phone signal in Buriton has hit a further bureaucratic hurdle and the PACT Foodbank gives a shout out for supplies. Can you help?