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12/11/2010

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53 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 12 November 2010

This vase sold for £43 million after it was found in a dusty attic. Tell us about the things that you have found lying around the house which have had an unexpected monetary or emotional value.

Why the Office of Fair trading is investigating suspected breaches of competition law in the online hotel booking sector.

From pit wheels to bicycle wheels..we visit the former mining area which is now attracting thousands of visitors every year.

The You and Yours listener who always wanted to know why Alan Titchmarsh wears clean wellies puts his question to him..

And why, after years of discussion, China has finally agreed to protect the name 'Scotch Whisky'.

Chapters

8 items
  • Booking hotel rooms online

    The Office of Fair Trading has confirmed it’s now investigating suspected breaches of competition law in the online hotel booking sector.

  • Qianlong Vase

    BBC's Antiques Roadshow's Harry Sandon discusses the vase found in a house clearance which has sold for 43 million pounds.

  • Mining to Mountain Biking

    The Afan Valley in Wales used to depend on mining for employment. But when the pits closed the Forestry Commission invested and turned former slag heaps into mountain bike trails.

  • Alcohol Names

    Business secretary, Vince Cable has signed an agreement with China which means that the term ‘Scotch’ will only be able to be applied to whiskey produced in Scotland.

  • Tourism Marketing

    There are a number of awards in the travel industry, but do they really make a financial difference to the winners?

  • Personalised Care Budgets

    The benefits of using personalised care budgets for leisure activities.

  • Titchmarsh Letter

    Two weeks ago on You and Yours Alan Titchmarsh mentioned a letter he had received from a young boy 30 years ago, we've tracked him down.

  • Qianlong Vase Emails

    A Qianlong vase found in house clearance sells for 43 million. We ask what treasures you have found in your home.

  • Alan Titchmarsh Letter

    Alan Titchmarsh Letter

    A copy of the letter sent to one of our listeners by Alan Titchmarsh.

  • From Mining to Mountain Biking

    From Mining to Mountain Biking

    The Afan Valley in Wales and it's mountain bike trails.

  • From Mining to Mountain biking

    From Mining to Mountain biking

    Mountain bikers enjoying the man made trails at Afan Valley.

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