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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  • A Week of You and Yours: Audis, Department Stores, Care

    Fri, 19 Dec 14

    Duration:
    32 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    This week, Audi oil consumption. We meet motorists who say their vehicles are getting through a lot of it - and they want to know why. And after more than a century Randalls of Uxbridge is closing down. We talk to shoppers about the gradual demise of our big family-run department stores. And we know that many local councils are under financial pressure, but are big, private equity firms suitable bodies to take over care homes?

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  • A Week of You and Yours: Food Waste; Occulus Rift and Noisy Pubs

    Fri, 12 Dec 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Available:
    22 days remaining

    Tonnes of surplus food is destroyed every year, we found out how it could be distributed to families on low incomes instead. Occulus Rift - the new technology which allows you to be fully immersed in games could go on sale next year. Winifred gives it a try... And the music venues asking you to sign a disclaimer before you move in.

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  • Uni costs, The Longest Switch and Auctioned Care

    Fri, 5 Dec 14

    Duration:
    32 mins

    Available:
    16 days remaining

    This week, a former Chancellor tells us about the hidden costs of a university education. One woman reveals how her brother's privacy was breached as his care was auctioned off, and you'll be familiar with some of our stories about Npower. As a new time limit for switching providers is introduced, we talk to a man who may take the unwelcome award for the longest switch in history. Two years and counting...

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  • Mobile contracts; adult colouring in; Unicom

    Fri, 28 Nov 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    9 days remaining

    Are mobile phone contracts sold with unlimited data, really unlimited? We find out how sometimes they aren’t. What seems to be a new breed of ambulance chaser? This time it's your house they're claiming to protect from "him next door' And colouring in is great for kids isn't it... but how about for adults... apparently it's recommended for your health... You'll hear more...

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  • Benefits deaths, memories, plane seats

    Fri, 21 Nov 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Available:
    2 days remaining

    We hear from the family of a man who died when his benefits were cut, as freedom of information reveals just how many deaths linked to benefits the DWP investigate. We put together two You and Yours listeners to discuss gastric band surgery, which may soon be more widely available on the NHS. We discuss the incredible shrinking plane seats problem. And we hear about a new app helping people with dementia remember important memories.

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