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Meet the team that brings you a brighter mix of great music, trusted local information and good company.

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.

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.

Sports Chat

Comedian Alistair Barrie joins Dave Bowers and James Robbins for lively chat around current sports issues

latest listening

the P pod – 25 November

the P pod – 25 November

Shirley Leader of Velvet & Rose explains why her mannequins have turned their backs on you, Jon Walker describes the inner pages of the Petersfield Post, there’s live local music and a Wilde Walk too. All with Claire and Joff in lockdown.

Morning Report – Wednesday 25 November

Morning Report – Wednesday 25 November

Dave Williams and Lucy Davies are here with today’s essential Petersfield information. More than 400 sites proposed for trees in Petersfield, support for free parking in car parks from an unexpected source and one week to go until the lockdown is lifted.

Morning Report – Tuesday 24 November

Morning Report – Tuesday 24 November

Christmas Eve is just one month away and here’s an early present. Claire and Joff present this morning’s essential Petersfield information. Today’s talking topic – should parking be free in Petersfield in the run-up to Christmas?

Morning Report – Monday 23 November

Morning Report – Monday 23 November

James ‘Captain’ Birdseye is here with Lucy Davies for today’s update of local news and information. Kate Fairweather has the forecast and today we discuss how we feel about moving into this final week and a bit of lockdown.

Generation Green – the plastic peril

Generation Green – the plastic peril

In Generation Green, Petersfield's Shine Radio shares young voices and the environmental issues that matter to them. Sacha Fairweather and Meg Allin discuss plastics, how they affect our world and how we might be able to protect the planet from their effects in the...

Wylds Farm prepares for a Covid Christmas

Wylds Farm prepares for a Covid Christmas

Find out how Wylds Farm – the popular Christmas Tree farm – plans to open and sell this year’s Christmas trees in a Covid-safe way.  Nick Rook-Blackstone talks to Shine Radio’s Claire Vennis.

Building Excitement: 48 College Street

Building Excitement: 48 College Street

Building Excitement is our occasional series of features in which local architect Alan Cosh discovers more about the most fascinating buildings in Petersfield. This time he discusses 48 College Street, Petersfield’s oldest house, with its owner Jennifer Pigden.

Morning Report – Friday 20 November

Morning Report – Friday 20 November

Harrison RB and Laura Sheppard can’t wait for Christmas. Enjoy today’s report of essential local information in their company. Kate Fairweather has Petersfield’s rainy forecast for today too.

the P pod – 18 November

the P pod – 18 November

Claire and Joff meet Gary Boxall of Petersfield Photographic. Jon Walker looks through the pages of this week’s Petersfield Post, Suzie Wilde walks with Abigail McKern and there’s local music from Marley Blandford.

Morning Report – Thursday 19 November

Morning Report – Thursday 19 November

Dave Williams and Noni Needs greet the day with a cheery smile and today’s essential local information for Petersfield and its villages. Local news, weather, travel and the reaction Dave received when he crashed a model plane into Butser Hill.

Morning Report – Wednesday 18 November

Morning Report – Wednesday 18 November

Lucy Davies and Kate Fairweather bring you today’s essential information for Petersfield and its villages. We include the latest details of support grants available to local businesses affected by the Coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

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We’re proud to be sponsored and supported by local companies and organisations. You can support our project too.

Petersfield Town Council awarded our volunteer team a grant in January 2020 to help develop the 24 hour radio service. With the council’s support and further fundraising we launched Petersfield’s Shine Radio on 15 August 2020.

Church service crowdfunder

Our crowdfunder campaign is now closed and we exceeded our appeal target.

Thanks to you we can now plan to bring live services from St Peter’s Church to the widest possible number of radio listeners, including vulnerable and isolated people in our area.

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Whether you bring years of radio experience or just a passion for Petersfield, everybody’s welcome in our volunteer team.

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