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Great lockdown listening, every day.

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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.

The Ticket

Laura Sheppard celebrates arts, culture and entertainment from in and around the Petersphere. 

Wilde Walks

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

Dogs with Jobs

They have focus, determination, intelligence, instinct and courage. Meet the front line workers of the canine world.

The Shine Radio Recipe

Noni Needs meets local people who share treasured and original recipes with you.

Generation Green

Young minds concerned about the environment with practical solutions to help protect the planet.

great lockdown listening

The Petersfield Town Twinning Song

The Petersfield Town Twinning Song

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…

Morning Report – Monday 1 March

Morning Report – Monday 1 March

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.

Money Moment with Martin Bamford

Money Moment with Martin Bamford

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.

The Local Showcase – Thursday 25 February

The Local Showcase – Thursday 25 February

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.

Morning Report – Friday 26 February

Morning Report – Friday 26 February

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.

Morning Report – Thursday 25 February

Morning Report – Thursday 25 February

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.

the P pod local personalities show – 23 February 2021

the P pod local personalities show – 23 February 2021

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.

Morning Report – Wednesday 24 February

Morning Report – Wednesday 24 February

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?

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Petersfield turns to local radio in lockdown

Petersfield turns to local radio in lockdown

Listening to Petersfield’s Shine Radio has reached record levels during this lockdown. The most local popular programmes include the P pod which has been highlighting positive stories of Petersfield people throughout January.

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