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Stay at home and make it shine

Great lockdown listening, every day.

featured highlights

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

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.

Morning Report – Monday 18 January

Morning Report – Monday 18 January

Today, local firefighters begin to drive ambulances, free books for children learning from home, a Petersfield estate agent will print your child’s homework free of charge and how to get help from the Hampshire Coronavirus Helpline.

Morning Report – Friday 15 January

Morning Report – Friday 15 January

Today, local hospitals say they need your help, a local MP is to hold surgeries online, there’s new help to keep Petersfield homes warm and a self-build housing project in Petersfield is ready to allocate plots. All with Laura Sheppard and Emily Watts at Petersfield’s Shine Radio.

Bringing Grimsby’s fish to Petersfield’s Market Square

Bringing Grimsby’s fish to Petersfield’s Market Square

Cheerful Grimsby fishmonger Daniel Gilbert drives down to Petersfield every Wednesday with fish, fresh from Grimsby's famous fish markets. It's a 450 mile round trip, but it's Daniel's mission to bring the best of the northern fish markets to Petersfield. Wednesdays...

What’s in the Ppod?

What’s in the Ppod?

Claire Vennis and Joff Lacey talk to Noni Needs on Rise and Shine, the new breakfast show about what’s on the Ppod this week and Next.

And asks how you, the Petersfield listeners can get involved.

Lucy Lomax talks Free Shop Friday

Lucy Lomax talks Free Shop Friday

Lucy Lomax updates Noni Needs on what Free Shop is up to during this January lockdown.

Praising the Community support they receive especially from The Food Bank, The Half Moon in Sheet (making ready meals), Petersfield Lions, all the supermarkets, and food Shops who donate.

Breath, bake, repeat

Breath, bake, repeat

Vicky Evans, a local pilates teacher tells Noni Needs how to use your breathing to easy your anxiety.

And let’s start Baking circles to support our NHS. Always with a sparkle.

Just keep breathing and baking.

Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

Kate Fairweather shares her Delia recipe with Noni Needs, somewhere near Durleighmarsh, for Key Lime Pie.

A very famous Floridian recipe. That uses Key Limes but other limes will do.

It’s a great citrus treat that accompanies cuisine that isn’t English or European.

Morning Report – Thursday 14 January

Morning Report – Thursday 14 January

Today, East Hampshire councillors meet to discuss a report into governance at the council, staff at Petersfield Minor Injuries unit ask for your help to stay safe, Petersfield Lions want more people in our community to be aware of the support available to them and bin collections are back to normal this week.

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