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Patricia Bland, regional coordinator for the Petersfield Area for Pets as Therapy, explains the qualities she looks when assessing a dog’s suitability for therapy work.
Meet Acorn. He’s a well known figure around Petersfield. Blond-haired, very large and very gentle, he works as a reading assistant at Petersfield Infants and Herne School.
In Shine Radio news today, a Petersfield woman is warning you after falling victim to an online scam, two local charities join forces to fundraise, staff at our local fire service are praised in an official report and a police drugs raid in Longmoor leads to multiple arrests.
This week Linda Kirkbride from Handmade Studios tells us about her new yarn shop in Petersfield, James Beagrie from Meon Valley Travel answers your holiday questions, we discover a secret gin distillery in our area and there’s local music from Charlotte Neal.
After losing £100 to fraudsters, Shine Radio listener Ann explains how easy it is to fall for the scammers’ tricks, how some people are reluctant to own-up to their mistakes and introduces an online resource from the police that can help you identify scams and report them.
Today, public buildings including local schools are to share a 26 million pound investment in energy-saving measures, bin collections are disrupted by the snowy weather and an online quiz night raises money for a local charity tonight.
Meet the artist whose artistic journey has taken her from professional set designer to art teacher, the husband and wife team behind the town panto, Jan Welsman gets messy and Andy Tubbs get technical in this week’s The Ticket.
This week, clothing sales are down, except for pyjamas and loungewear,, nine million of us have borrowed money to help us through the pandemic, the FCA wants to cap the fees paid by claims management companies, price inflation rose in December and if you have a Barclaycard your minimum monthly payments are going up this week.
Today, Hampshire Constabulary appeals for witnesses after a street robbery in Petersfield, disruption to travel and power locally because of the snow, there are many written objections to the proposed Aldi store in Petersfield and the winning numbers in this week’s East Hampshire Community Lottery are out.
How to raise funds with a Burns Night – the virtual way.
Mudlarking. Suzie and Raine slide from Durleighmarsh Farm to home, braving very wet conditions and losing something vital. Come and splash in some puddles with them!
Today, a crowdfunder appeal has been launched by Butser Ancient Farm, Petersfield home workers can claim tax back from the government, there are new extended times for older people to use free bus passes around Petersfield and one third of care homes in the Meon Valley have already been offered the Covid vaccine.
Sacha and Meg chat with councillor Russell Oppenheimer about the current state of sustainability in and around Petersfield and plans to improve it.
Learning how to concentrate can help you get the best from your exercise regime and your daily life.
Vicky Evans, a local pilates teacher from Hedley Down, shares her tips on how to learn to concentrate with Noni Needs.
And to give yourself permission to take time for yourself.
Vickie Christie loves food. She’s best known throughout Petersfield for her sourdough bread at The Real Bread Company and Junipers, in Lavant Street, Petersfield.
But here, she chats to Noni Needs about her favourite Veganuary recipe – Mujadra and her love of Dahl.
Both comforting foods at their best.