Wilde Walk: Weald & Downland Living Museum

How can you get the past to come and meet you?

Suzie Wilde and Raine accompany museum warden Richard as he locks-up the buildings within the Weald & Downland living museum in Singleton.

Caravan love
Not your average plumber

More information

You can find out more about the Weald and Downland Living Museum, including events, ticket prices and how to get there at its website https://www.wealddown.co.uk/

Dawn & Rob’s Bod Pod Episode 11 – Astrid the Viking

The Bod Pod is full of inspiration and encouragement towards better fitness and health from personal trainer Rob Carr and fitness enthusiast Dawn Clare.

This time Dawn and Rob are joined by Katy (the Bish) Askem, AKA Astrid the Viking.

Katy won the Petersfield Personality award in 2019.

Astrid the Viking. She is a Viking.

We discuss all things wrestling and what it is like being a female wrestler in a male dominated world.

Audio production by Barry Baseley at Petersfield Community Radio

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

the P pod – 3 December 2019

Claire and Joff bring you news and stories from across the Petersphere.

Petersfield’s weekly news, views and interviews led by Claire Vennis and Joff Lacey.

This week, local actors Sarah Parish and Jim Murray, Petersfield choir leader Rosa Malone and a vegan Hummus recipe you can make at home.

You’ll also hear sounds and voices from the Christmas Festival including Alex Bridger of Ashford Farm, Simon Hawkins from Hawkins Brothers fine English wines, Ben Errey of Hometown Festivals, the team from Petersfield Ladies Circle, Leyla Rose who is waiting for Santa, Natalie Hollin of Millers Ark Animals, the Petersfield Salvation Army Brass Band, a woodwind group from TPS, David Weeks (inevitably) and Encore Choirs.

All that plus Petersfield’s local news, sport and what’s on information and your regular favourites like Suzie Wilde‘s Wilde Walk and Martin Bamford‘s money moment.

Also featuring Dave Bowers, James Robbins, Noni Needs, Alan Cosh and Jon Walker. Produced and edited by Alice Payne. Recorded at Fez.

To contact the P pod, call Petersfield 01730 555 500 or email pod@theppod.uk

How the train strike will affect Petersfield

The railway union RMT has called strike action throughout December. It means fewer trains in Petersfield, longer journey times to London and likely overcrowding on peak services.

Hear Dave Bowers and Stephen Martin explain how the strike could affect you.

Timetables

Monday – Friday

Download the full timetable

Saturday

A reduced service will run on this route, with two trains an hour (1 ‘fast’, 1 ‘slow’) between Portsmouth and London Waterloo. Stopping services will call additionally at Milford and Witley in both directions. The last service from London Waterloo is at 22:45

Sunday

A reduced service will run on this route, with two trains an hour (1 ‘fast’, 1 ‘slow’) between Portsmouth and London Waterloo.  Stopping services will call additionally at Milford and Witley in both directions. The last service from London Waterloo is at 22:30

Free parking on Sunday

East Hampshire District Council is offering free parking this Sunday, to coincide with local festive events.

At the beginning of the crucial Christmas shopping period the council is removing car parking charges as an early gift for visitors.

Petersfield car parks will be free on Sunday 1 December, to coincide with the Hometown Christmas Festival. (The Tesco Car Park in Petersfield is not included).

Parking meters will be bagged and clearly signed on the dedicated days. Penalty Charge Notices will still be issued if cars are parked improperly or in disabled bays.

An American in Petersfield with her recipe for Thanksgiving

Rebecca Taee has brought memories of a great American family tradition home to Ditcham.

Rebecca introduced our reporter Noni Needs to an amazing stuffing recipe for Thanksgiving.

It’s sausage and cornbread stuffing and you’ll hear exactly how to make it.

We may not normally mark that festival in Petersfield but Becky’s recipe comes just at the right time for our Christmas planning… so get those pecan nuts in.

Rebecca Taee of Ditcham and radio reporter Noni Needs

the P pod – 26 November 2019

Claire and Joff bring you news and stories from across the Petersphere.

This week, the inside story of Petersfield’s Community Centre, why the Foresters Friendly Society is in town, how the train strike will affect Petersfield and why Joff is cross-dressing for Christmas.

All that plus Petersfield’s local news and sport, a remarkable Thanksgiving turkey stuffing recipe from the USA, sounds from the Christmas lights switch-on and what’s on in the Petersphere.

There is nothing like a Dame

Your presenters are Claire Vennis and Joff Lacey

Also featuring Dave Bowers, James Robbins, Noni Needs, Rebecca Taee, Martin Bamford, Stephen Martin, Pauline Young, Alice Payne and Emma Bunday.

Recorded at the Petersfield Community Centre on Love Lane.

the P pod is produced by volunteers at Petersfield Community Radio.

To get involved call 01730 5 55 500 or email pod@theppod.uk.

The missing cat who travelled miles

Tiddles

Tiddles went missing after moving house but then reappeared miles away at his old address in Petersfield.

Hear how you can help reunite Tiddles with his owner Paul Swan.

If you spot Tiddles in the Frenchmans Road area please call us on Petersfield 01730 555 500 with a clear description of what you saw, when and where.

Or email team@petersfieldradio.uk

Pratt demonstrates his worth

Antiques expert Jonathan Pratt is a familiar face to viewers of daytime TV with regular appearances on BBC’s Bargain Hunt, Antiques Road Trip and Flog It.

He credits his love for antiques to mid-80s BBC series Lovejoy, starring Ian McShane.

Dawn Clare played the role of Lady Jane Felsham to his tousle-haired Lovejoy, when the two sat down for a chat in the Queen’s Head, at Sheet.

the P pod – November 19

Claire and Joff bring you news and stories from across the Petersphere.

This week, you’ll hear from the Rev Will Hughes, Vicar of Petersfield and Rector of Buriton; TV antiques expert Jonathan Pratt; addiction counsellor Sarah Cox; and former TPS student, Josh Abbott, from Clanfield, on having football legend Peter Cech as a team-mate.

Plus, the latest Petersfield news with Dave Bowers, James Robbins with the local sport, Suzie Wilde’s Wilde Walk, and Martin Bamford’s Money Moment.

Recorded at Fez in Bakery Lane. Produced by Alice Payne.

the P pod is produced by volunteers at Petersfield Community Radio.

To get involved call 01730 5 55 500 or email pod@theppod.uk.

Wilde Walk: Emsworth

This week, author Suzie Wilde visits Emsworth, with husband Richard and Raine …

Scotch eggs, sausages and cheese are Raine’s idea of heaven (and gluten free too!).

Starting at the farmers’ market (every third Saturday), Suzie then heads off down the High Street.

Jane Devonshire is an ambassador for Coeliac UK.

Dandy Cat leaves you feline good

There’s a new and very different barber’s shop in town, offering ‘a little bit of Piccadilly’ in Petersfield.

Ben and Karina Swann are loving life in Petersfield

Alastair Stewart looked like he needed a trim, so we sent him along to meet Dandy Cat owners Karina and Ben Swann.

A shorter version of this interview featured on a recent P pod.

Petersfield weather with Richard Marks

Our regular forecasts from Petersfield meteorologist Richard Marks help you plan ahead for the conditions we experience within our unique local microclimate.

This week, a dry spell before more wetness.

What makes this forecast special?

Only local meteorologist Richard Marks updates you on the latest weather conditions for Petersfield in a regular forecast that draws on his experience and expertise.

Richard’s records of measured conditions in the area stretch back for decades so he can compare today’s weather to that of the past, and because he’s focused purely on Petersfield, Richard’s forecast takes into account the unique properties of our local microclimate.

If you’re a keen amateur meteorologist you can share your weather observations and ask questions of Richard. Just email team@petersfieldradio.uk

Now available as a podcast

If you use a podcast app, you can now subscribe to Petersfield Weather with Richard Marks to get the latest forecast delivered direct to your device.

Just search for Petersfield Weather on your favourite podcast app and click Subscribe. Or use this link.

If you enjoy the podcast, do rate and review Richard’s forecast. He’d like that very much.

Petersfield Remembrance Day parade 2019

The words, music and atmosphere of this year’s Remembrance Day parade at Petersfield War Memorial.

Our sound montage includes the words of the Vicar of St Peter’s Church, the Rev Will Hughes.