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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.
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.
Alan Cosh talks to Claire McCutcheon of The Harrow Inn, about life in lockdown and family history.
Alan Cosh talks to Sharon Hurst about local artist demo days.
Petersfield meteorologist Richard Marks explains how much rain we’ve had in the last 24 hours, how unusual this is, where it’s all come from and what we can expect to happen next.
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.
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