Petersfield weather with Richard Marks

Things are looking up, says Petersfield meteorologist Richard Marks in his latest weather predictions for our unique local microclimate.

Richard also confirms exact Petersfield rainfall totals for the last week.

Petersfield’s most detailed weather forecast.

Dawn & Rob’s Bod Pod – fitness, health and wellbeing

Bod Pod is our regular series of discussions about fitness, health and wellbeing. This is programme 4 in the series.

This time in the Bod Pod, Dawn and Rob discuss the merits of different types of exercise, whether group classes or individual training, and some of the options available in the Petersfield area.

Dawn Clare and Rob Carr at the Taro Centre, Petersfield
Dawn Clare and Rob Carr at the Taro Centre, Petersfield

Music: Synthwave by Ryan Andersen. Used under Creative Commons licence. Production by Alice Payne.

Wilde Walk: Canine Partners charity

Every week, local author Suzie Wilde suggests a walk you can enjoy in or around Petersfield.

In this Wilde Walk, Suzie is accompanied by Sara Read of the Canine Partners charity.

Sara shares her expert view of the advantages that a Canine Partners dog can bring to its owner and they walk from the Poets’ Stone to Hawkley.

Discover more about Canine Partners at https://caninepartners.org.uk/

You can go Wilde too

If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk or suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

Record A level success at Churcher’s College

With more than 60 per cent of A level results at either A or A*, Churcher’s College has enjoyed a record year.

Headteacher Simon Williams said: “This glorious success story is part natural talent, part brilliant teaching, but probably mostly the influence students have on each other.

Frances

“When everyone has a common aspiration to be the best they can be, the inspiration and influence infects all. Add to that the delightful camaraderie of a shared adventure and you have a heady mix that brings outstanding rewards. What a joy it can be to be a teacher …”

Tom

Sarah Raisbeck and her pop-up bakery

Petersfield Community Radio helps you meet ordinary Petersfield people who live extraordinary lives.

From her home in Ramsdean, Sarah Raisbeck bakes sweet treats and sourdough using natural ingredients. Her pop-up bakery appears in various places around the Petersfield area.

Sarah talks to young reporter Nina Vennis in the first of Nina’s Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives series.

Music by Nina’s Dad.

Sarah Raisbeck at home with cakes
Sarah Raisbeck at home with some of her sweet treats

Link

Details of Sarah’s forthcoming pop-up bakery locations are at http://www.sarahraisbeck.co.uk/pop-up-bakery

Who’s extraordinary in your world?

If you’d like to suggest a local person for this series who has chosen to follow an unusual or remarkable path in life please email team@petersfieldradio.uk

Editor has community plans for Post

The editor of the Petersfield Post, Colin Channon, talks to Petersfield Community Radio’s Dave Bowers about Tindle Newspapers’ plans for the paper and how he intends to make the local community proud of it once more.

Editor Colin Channon wants to put the Petersfield Post at the heart of the community

Money Moment with Martin Bamford

Every week Petersfield Community Radio keeps you up to date with the money news that could affect your life, your investments and the future of your family.

This week, have you released equity from your Petersfield home? Many over 55s have particularly large credit card and loans debt and are taking value from their homes to help pay it off.

Also, why Nationwide Building Society customers are receiving compensation, how Brexit uncertainty is affecting house prices and why the Royal Mint hasn’t made any copper coins recently.

All with Martin Bamford of Informed Choice Financial Planners of Petersfield. He looks like this…

Are you in one of the happiest professions and how boring are boilers? Get the numbers in this week's report... it only takes a moment.
Martin Bamford

Learn more about Martin Bamford at https://icfp.co.uk/team/martin-bamford/

The Lammas Festival at Butser Ancient Farm

Jonathon Huet at Butser Ancient farm explains the Celtic Festival of Lammas and our ancient connection to the land.

He’s speaking to young reporter Nina Vennis, a student at The Petersfield School and volunteer with the Petersfield Community Radio project.

You’ll also get to sample the atmosphere at the celebration which took place on 2 August 2019.

Petersfield weather with Richard Marks

Petersfield’s most detailed weather forecast.

Local meteorologist Richard Marks consults his unique archive of Petersfield weather observations to compare the town’s current conditions with those of the past.

What happens after the storm has blown through the Petersfield area? Richard has weather lore and more.

Wilde Walk: Sheet Mill

Every week, local author Suzie Wilde suggests a walk you can enjoy in or around Petersfield. This week, Suzie walks alongside Sheet Mill, a property she once nearly purchased, and gets her first sense of autumn in the air.

A pleasant meander to Sheet Mill

You can go Wilde too

If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk or suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

Petersfield weather with Richard Marks

Petersfield’s most detailed weather forecast.

Local meteorologist Richard Marks consults his unique archive of Petersfield weather observations to compare the town’s current conditions with those of the past.

This week, verified July rainfall and temperature statistics and a look ahead.

Dawn & Rob’s Bod Pod – fitness, health and wellbeing

Bod Pod is our regular series of discussions about fitness, health and wellbeing. This is programme 3 in the series.

This time, Dawn and Rob introduce you to the gym. What it’s like in there, what’s all that equipment, when to attend and what not to do with a protein shake.

Whether you’re thinking of joining a gym or you attend one regularly, this is half an hour of guidance and encouragement from personal trainer Rob Carr and fitness enthusiast Dawn Clare.

Music: Synthwave by Ryan Andersen. Used under Creative Commons licence

Dawn Clare and Rob Carr at the Taro Centre, Petersfield
Dawn Clare and Rob Carr at the Taro Centre, Petersfield

Wilde Walk: Suzie’s journey through time

Every week, local author Suzie Wilde suggests a walk you can enjoy in or around Petersfield.

In this this week’s Wilde Walk Suzie recalls childhood memories of Portsmouth and reflects on her life in Petersfield, accompanied as ever by her dog Raine.

You can go Wilde too

If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk or suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.

Petersfield weather with Richard Marks

Petersfield’s most detailed weather forecast.

Local meteorologist Richard Marks consults his unique archive of Petersfield weather observations to compare the town’s current conditions with those of the past.

Richard confirms the highest temperature we experienced in Petersfield this week from his unique observation records and he looks ahead to the changeable conditions we can expect in the days ahead.

Money Moment with Martin Bamford

Every week Petersfield Community Radio keeps you up to date with the money news that could affect your life, your investments and the future of your family.

This week, security and teaching support are among the happiest lower-paid professions you could work in. We have an update if you have lost money in the London Capital & Finance failure, news about the current scale of pension transfers and new evidence that boilers are boring. Who knew?

All with Martin Bamford of Informed Choice Financial Planners of Petersfield. He looks like this…

Are you in one of the happiest professions and how boring are boilers? Get the numbers in this week's report... it only takes a moment.
Martin Bamford

Learn more about Martin Bamford at https://icfp.co.uk/team/martin-bamford/

Director diaries: Hamlet, its staging and its original music

Musical director and composer David Barton joins Artistic Director Jake Smith to discuss the staging of Hamlet at this year’s Petersfield Shakespeare Festival and its music.

Listen to the end for a sneaky peak at David Barton’s original musical score.

David and Jake are talking to Petersfield Community Radio’s Holly Stevens.

Producer: Holly Stevens

Wilde Walk: Old Winchester Hill

Every week, local author Suzie Wilde suggests a walk you can enjoy in or around Petersfield.

Today Suzie seeks a cooling breeze on one of Hampshire’s highest vantage points.

Suzie Wilde and Raine on Old Winchester Hill
The Hill Fort map – click to go big.

Where is Old Winchester Hill?

South West of East Meon, on the road between Clanfield and Warnford.


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You can go Wilde too

If you would like to share your thoughts on this walk or suggest a Wilde Walk for Suzie to try then please get in touch at team@petersfieldradio.uk or by phone 01730 887399.