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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

NEW: 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.

Petersfield Weather

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

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

Morning Report – Friday 22 January

Morning Report – Friday 22 January

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.

Morning Report – Thursday 21 January

Morning Report – Thursday 21 January

Today, Petersfield is drying out after more than 24 hours of almost continuous rain, Damian Hinds MP is to start a regular series of radio broadcasts, councillors have chosen the name of a Petersfield meadow after discounting the results of a public poll and a local estate agent will print your child’s homework for free.

the P pod – 20 January 2021

the P pod – 20 January 2021

This week, we discover the new leather goods shop on Chapel Street, Martha Lloyd from youth centre The Kings Arms shares news about new workshops for struggling students, Steve Stidolph has more health and fitness advice and there’s local music as 14 year old singer/songwriter Harrison Rhys performs his new single.

An update with James Beagrie of Meon Valley Travel

An update with James Beagrie of Meon Valley Travel

A follow up with James, now all travel is banned. What does he face? Is he still optimistic about the future? Are there any good deals to be had? Find out why it’s always better to ask an expert, especially now, and be inspired. Suzie would love to stay in the Giraffe Manor! She brings more of his great suggestions to you while the office remains closed: but you can check out the deals online here: meonvalleytravel.co.uk

Morning Report – Wednesday 20 January

Morning Report – Wednesday 20 January

Today, Coronavirus case numbers remain high but the latest data for our area suggest we may have passed the peak in Petersfield, there’s a safety inquiry after a near miss on the railway that involved the Petersfield signal box and TV viewers got to see Petersfield at its best thanks to the BBC.

Morning Report – Tuesday 19 January

Morning Report – Tuesday 19 January

Today, a local school is suddenly closed because of a number of Covid-19 cases, there’s rail disruption through Petersfield because of viaduct work in Portsmouth, the Petersfield Library is providing services through lockdown and this week’s community lottery results are out.

Get on your bike with a buddy

Get on your bike with a buddy

A new bicycle buddies scheme in Petersfield aims to attract new or rusty riders back onto their bikes. Organiser Lynn Paterson explains how it will work.

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