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17/09/2010

Duration:
57 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 17 September 2010

We ask what national tourism boards are doing to make sure guest houses and B and Bs aren't misleading consumers with outdated and false star ratings.

Dumfries in Scotland has become the latest town to launch a cycle hire scheme. We look at how similar projects are faring nationwide..

As an increasing number of older people take up sport and fitness, we consider whether the industry is doing enough to attract the over 50s.

Chapters

7 items
  • Ryanair and Michael O'Leary

    You and Yours speaks exclusively to Michael O'Leary, Chief Executive of Ryanair. We talk about the future of the airline, and why he thinks the Pope should have travelled to the UK with them!

  • Stratford International

    The international railway station without any international trains: We ask why Eurostar hasn't yet decided if its services will stop at Stratford International in east London after the 2012 Olympics.

  • Over 55s Fitness

    As an increasing number of older people take up sport and fitness we ask whether dietary and fitness advice is sufficiently age-specific.

  • Hotel Accreditation

    What are national tourism boards doing to make sure guest houses and B&Bs aren’t misleading consumers by claiming stars and crowns they don’t really have?

  • Cycle Hire

    Dumfries in Scotland has become the latest town to launch a cycle hire scheme. We look at how similar projects are faring nationwide.

  • Glucosamine

    We hear about the report that says taking glucosamine does nothing to help those with arthritis.

  • Leaving For University

    Poet Ian Macmillan offers some comforting words to parents whose children are heading for University for the first time this month.

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