A Week of You and Yours

A Week of You and Yours

BBC Radio 4's daily consumer programme with Winifred Robinson and Peter White. You and Yours brings news, discussion and special investigations on a wide range of consumer subjects, everyday between 12 noon and 1. Topics include health, energy, leisure, retail and disability, and the podcast features the best of the week's programmes, with a new episode published every Friday.

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  • Fri, Apr 18: Student Loans, Man Utd and Unicom

    Fri, 18 Apr 14

    31 mins

    29 days remaining

    This week, the heady student days of the 90s - Britpop, Blair and big debts. But if you got a loan back then and haven't paid it off your debt has been sold on to a company called Erudio. We talk to people who have concerns. We'll also take a look at Unicom, a communications company which is being investigated by the regulator Ofcom and Ghost Gazumpers - house sellers who hike the price at the last minute.

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  • 3D Printing; Student Loans; Npower

    Fri, 11 Apr 14

    32 mins

    22 days remaining

    This week... They build houses with it in Holland but are 3-D printers really as useful as the makers claim? What happens when the student loan company makes a big mistake. In the case of one You and Yours listener, it was disastrous. We'll hear why... And the man who played N Power at their own game. But first…

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  • Fri Apr 04: Cherylee Houston, Puppy Farms and Health

    Fri, 4 Apr 14

    34 mins

    15 days remaining

    This Week, Coronation Street's Cherylee Houston joins us to explain why she took her garden indoors. And we ask why a Northern Ireland animal charity is pulling out of care for stray dogs, blaming the alarming growth in puppy farms. We'll also look at the old division between health and social care and why a new report says we should rectify a problem which dates back to the establishment of the NHS. And the falling birthrate suggests couples in Denmark need to try harder. We speak to the travel agent who's giving them incentives to... spend more time quality together.

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  • Fri Mar 28: Doctor Numbers, Theatre Collapse, Ed Reardon

    Fri, 28 Mar 14

    8 mins

    8 days remaining

    This week, Ed Reardon joins us to look at the egregious dearth of reputable sandal repair outlets on the High Street as part of Radio 4's Character Invasion. And we've been setting the news agenda this week with some exclusives which grabbed the headlines. We'll hear Talia Slack's report into the number of doctors you'll find on wards at the weekend compared to the week. And Siobhann Tighe reports on the cause of the dramatic ceiling collapse during a performance at London's Apollo Theatre in December. We'll also talk to a lady who supplements her income by renting out her possessions - and why there's never been more opportunities to make money from your spare stuff.

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  • Co-op, Cruises and Credit Ratings

    Fri, 21 Mar 14

    25 mins

    1 day remaining

    This week... Small disputes can become big problems. Especially when they affect your credit rating. We hear from a listener who is still feeling the impact three years after a debt was run up in his name. Also, poor customer service can be upsetting - but what happens when you're let down by a funeral director? And the budget has placed the spending power of older people in the news. We talk to travellers who took to the high seas and put their cash into cruises.

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