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11/08/2011

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Consumer news with Winifred Robinson

With fees about to triple, is the Open University still value for money?

Hundreds of residents in rural parts of Rossendale in Lancashire are losing their door to door bin collections in a bid to save money. Will taking the rubbish to collection points just encourage more problems with litter?

And Julia, the only co-operatively owned ferry in Europe, which sails between Cork in Ireland and Pembroke in Wales is under threat. She was bought by local people in West Cork to bring much needed tourism into the area. But can a small, locally owned ferry compete against low cost airlines and rising fuel prices to stay in business?

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Thu 11 Aug 2011 12:00
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