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Does Sheet need 21 new homes?

Does Sheet need 21 new homes?

The new owner of Lords Farm is asking planners for pre-application advice on two alternative development schemes.

featured shows

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.

Claire Vennis and Joff Lacey present the P pod

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

Laura Sheppard celebrates arts, culture and entertainment from in and around the Petersphere.

Rise & Shine

The brighter way to start your day in the Petersphere with local news/travel updates and guests from all walks of life.

Wilde Walks

Inspirational walks in beautiful countryside around Petersfield with Suzie Wilde and her labrador Raine.

Dogs with Jobs

They have focus, determination, intelligence, instinct and courage. Meet the front line workers of the canine world.

The Shine Radio Recipe

Noni Needs meets local people who share treasured and original recipes with you.

Generation Green

Young minds with the environmental issues that matter to them and practical ways we can help protect our planet.

The Local Showcase

Mandy P introduces a weekly selection of tracks released and performed by local musicians.

great local listening

The Ticket – new arts and entertainment show

The Ticket – new arts and entertainment show

In this episode of The Ticket Laura Sheppard hands over the reins to Duke of Edinburgh volunteer, Ben Shine, who interviews the Director of Music at Churchers College about the virtual lunchtime concerts that were performed during lockdown. John Welsman talks to Amy Hearne about the 3D model she made of his retiring guide dog, Breck. And Shine Radio’s very first radio play, The Idea of Guilt, is broadcast, after Laura chats to the playwright, Greg Mosse.

How Petersfield Community Centre is preparing to reopen

How Petersfield Community Centre is preparing to reopen

Emma Bunday, manager of Petersfield Community Centre spoke to Shine Radio’s Stephen Martin about the key dates on the road to reopening. Emma also discusses the changes made to the facilities and operational practice at the centre and what all this has meant for her and her colleagues personally.

Money Moment with Martin Bamford

Money Moment with Martin Bamford

This week with Martin, inflation takes a surprise dip, Asda workers get a boost from the courts, will staff really quit their jobs if forced to work from home?, a new £50 note could be in your wallet in June and Petersfield’s Santander branch survives a national closured plan.

Would you like to Share A Smile Today?

Would you like to Share A Smile Today?

Alexander Lambrianou talks to Claire Vennis about his new business, Share A Smile Today, set up to help local independent cafes and to spread smiles at the same time. Alexander explains what inspired Share A Smile Today and how you can start sharing some smiles...

Local artist hosting new exhibition

Local artist hosting new exhibition

Lucy Carter had to finish her MA in Fine Art at Chichester University during last year's Pandemic.  Lucy talks to Noni Needs about what that was like, exhibiting at Gallery No 30, in Petersfield.And being part of "Power to Us," an emerging, female artists...

the P pod personalities show – 23 March

the P pod personalities show – 23 March

Christine Seaward joins us from The Sustainability Centre near East Meon, Linda Knutson reveals the latest plans for The Open Air Swimming Pool and Jon & Joff scout-out Lords Farm where up to 21 houses could be built in Sheet. Plus new music from local band Jackdaw Train.

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