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Join us on the brighter side

Meet the team that brings you a brighter mix of great music, trusted local information and good company.

featured highlights

Growing Together

The brighter gardening show with Ann-Marie Powell and Claire Vennis. Grow with us every month.

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.

the P pod

Our flagship weekly show packed with Petersfield personalities and their real-life stories. Presented by Claire Vennis and Joff Lacey.

Wilde Walks

Inspirational walks in beautiful countryside around Petersfield with author Suzie Wilde and her labrador Raine.

Petersfield Weather

Local meteorologist Richard Marks draws on decades of experience observing the weather conditions of Petersfield’s unique local microclimate.

Sports Chat

Comedian Alistair Barrie joins Dave Bowers and James Robbins for lively chat around current sports issues

latest listening

Morning Report – Wednesday 2 December

Morning Report – Wednesday 2 December

Dave Williams and Lucy Davies present today’s essential local information, collated and fact-checked by the Shine Radio volunteer team. Today, opposition to the proposed new Aldi store on Frenchmans Road, local house prices receive a boost from being in a national park and the latest fundraiser from Petersfield Lions.

Morning Report – Monday 30 November

Morning Report – Monday 30 November

Harrison RB and James Birdseye bring you local news and information for Petersfield and its villages. Including news of Petersfield schools that have made the Sunday Times Parent Power Top 100.

Morning Report – Friday 27 November

Morning Report – Friday 27 November

The week ends in tiers again. Harrison, Laura and Noni have all the information about what Tier 2 means for Petersfield, agreement on a free parking plan for Christmas shoppers in Petersfield plus the rest of today’s essential local information.

Wilde Walk – at Durford Wood with Christmas

Wilde Walk – at Durford Wood with Christmas

It could be Scotland. Suzie pauses in a conifer wood, where loggers are clearing stands of trees. Raine chases a deer (the wrong way) as rain falls gently. What will Christmas look like for the Wildes? Icelandic! (This tradition is known as Jolabokaflod, which translates roughly to “Christmas book flood” in English.)

Morning Report – Thursday 26 November

Morning Report – Thursday 26 November

Direct from Tilmore and Liss, Dave Williams and Noni Needs present essential local information for Petersfield and its villages. Also featuring Lucy Davies at the weather board, Laura Sheppard reporting on the visitors centre plans and Nicola Winter of Home Start Butser.

the P pod – 25 November

the P pod – 25 November

Shirley Leader of Velvet & Rose explains why her mannequins have turned their backs on you, Jon Walker describes the inner pages of the Petersfield Post, there’s live local music and a Wilde Walk too. All with Claire and Joff in lockdown.

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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.

Please consider making a donation to support our volunteers and to help 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 develop the 24 hour radio service. With the council’s support and further fundraising we launched Petersfield’s Shine Radio on 15 August 2020.

Church service crowdfunder

Our crowdfunder campaign is now closed and we exceeded our appeal target.

Thanks to you we can now plan to bring live services from St Peter’s Church to the widest possible number of radio listeners, including vulnerable and isolated people in our area.

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Project volunteers have fun making radio programmes and help to run things behind the scenes.

We rely on a wide range of skills, both technical and creative so if you’re reliable, commited and community-spirited join our team.

Open invitation

Whether you bring years of radio experience or just a passion for Petersfield, everybody’s welcome in our volunteer team.

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Find the unique personal stories and experiences of Petersfield people. Take the initiative and make great radio.

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