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.
Fri, 7 Mar 14
27 days remaining
This week we're investigating the new frontier of sound - high resolution audio, and if your speakers are up to it you can try it out with a special download from our website. We'll also look into the complicated world of digital inheritance, and the problems that followed when one woman attempted to leave her sons an iPad. We find out about the surprising resurgence in interest in taxidermy and join our man Simon Browning at Paris Fashion Week investigating the finance behind the frocks.
Fri, 28 Feb 14
20 days remaining
This week, the preventable failings that played a part in the death of teenager Connor Sparrowhawk in an NHS Assessment and Treatment Centre run by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. We speak to the 18-year-old's mother. Also, our reporter Shari Vahl with two eye-opening tales, first, an elderly couple who having been brainwashed by a fraud gang, amazed Police with their skills at money laundering, and a tape of a fraud team in action as they take on a listener they shouldn't have messed with. We'll also hear your stories about your beloved budgies, and Geoff Capes tells us how they turned him from an angry competitor into a gentle soul.
Fri, 21 Feb 14
13 days remaining
The You and Yours team loves to recline in our patch-covered denim jackets and enjoy some classic rock. And now there's a chance to match drinks with your music thanks to the growing number of bands releasing speciality beers. We talk to Status Quo's Francis Rossi about their new ale, and try Iron Maiden and Elbow's new brew. We'll also hear from the victims of flooding who are now dealing with the health concerns caused by not having functioning sanitation, and if you had a big renewable energy project near you - what kind of compensation would you expect?
Fri, 14 Feb 14
6 days remaining
We're seasoning today's podcast with a tasty concoction from the Food and Farming Awards - as writers give us three exclusive poems and stories about the fayre from their neighbourhoods. We'll also give practical advice about keeping your children safe on the web as part of Internet Safety Week, and worth it's weight in almonds - why they're now so expensive they're even being targeted by thieves.
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