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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Recent episodes (4)

  • Exploding E-cigs, CQC and Football Kits

    Fri, 17 Oct 14

    48 mins

    24 days remaining

    E-cigarettes are a regular sight now, but users are increasingly adapting and modifying them. We speak to one man who was hospitalised when his rebuillt model exploded and left him hospitalised for nine days. And the BBC's Price of Football report is out - we take a specific look at the pressures involved in buying football kits for children. And the worrying statistics from the Care Quality Commission about the likelihood of someone living with dementia experiencing poor care. We've also got a look at the place you spend a fair proportion of your life in - the office. Why some are so good they're giving workers a spring in their step even on a wet Monday morning.

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  • Fri Oct 10: Paris Motors, Hospital Transport, Healthy Food

    Fri, 10 Oct 14

    40 mins

    17 days remaining

    This Week - many hospital trusts no longer supply ambulances to ferry people to outpatient appointments. But are they making sure the private contractors that replaced them are running on time - or even turning up? And we'll talk to the Cambridge researchers who have been tracking the cost of the food we eat for the past ten years. They've found that compared to food that's bad for us, the cost of a healthy diet is going up. And we're at the Paris Motor Show - having a gas about about the first mass produced hydrogen-powered car.

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  • Fri Oct 3: Family Theft, Raider Publishing, Warhorse Band

    Fri, 3 Oct 14

    44 mins

    9 days remaining

    This week, what can you expect when you pay up front to have your work published? We speak to authors who are unhappy with Raider Publishing. And the Musicians' Union is involved in a legal row with The National Theatre over the treatment of the Warhorse Band. When it comes to live music in the theatre is out of sight out of mind? Kevin Core investigates. And the distressing subject of theft from parents. Can victims report crimes committed against them by family members they love?

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  • Fri Oct 26: Tutoring, Family Theft and Cabin Luggage

    Fri, 26 Sep 14

    29 mins

    3 days remaining

    This week, pension fund managers are bracing for an increase in applications when investors are allowed to access all of their savings in April. But is confusion surrounding the change fuelling a boom in fraud? And we've all been in the queue for a flight worried that our hand luggage is too big... we hear how to get it right before a flight. And a theft which is rarely spoken of... the people losing their homes and their savings to their children.

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