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30/09/2011

Duration:
53 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 30 September 2011

The landlords and publicans who think 'The Good Pub Guide' is in danger of losing its integrity - after its decision to charge up to two hundred pounds for pubs to appear in the 2012 edition.

The National Trust for Scotland's Chief Executive explains how a rise in membership and donations has helped the organisation recover from a turbulent year, and a financial situation previously described as 'dangerously low'.

The one hundred and ten million pounds for community projects in England aimed at improving the lives of the over fifties.

Why delays to an upgrade of a railway line in Northern Ireland could cause problems for Londonderry in its 2013 City of Culture year.

And sign language for the radio - the deaf actor making signed radio plays for the deaf and hearing impaired.

The presenter is Peter White. The producer is Kathryn Takatsuki.

Chapters

8 items
  • Pub guide changes

    Why some landlords think "The Good Pub Guide" is in danger of losing its integrity – after its decision to charge up to two hundred pounds for pubs to appear in the 2012 edition.

  • O Spa - beauty firm criticised

    Lastminute dot com has ended its relationship with beauty firm O-Spa after a large number of complaints about the company.

  • Studying overseas

    With the rise in tuition fees, more UK students appear to be taking a degree at an overseas university.

  • National Trust for Scotland

    The National Trust for Scotland’s Chief Executive explains how a rise in membership and donations has helped the organisation recover from a turbulent year.

  • Sign language for the radio

    Deaf actor David Bower - who played Hugh Grant’s brother on Four Weddings and A Funeral - explains why he's made a new Radio 4 play that comes with an online sign-language film for the deaf.

  • Derry City of Culture

    Delays in a major rail upgrade could affect Londonderry’s City of Culture celebrations in 2013.

  • Big Lottery pot for over fifties

    The £110m ringfenced for community projects in England aimed at improving the lives of older people.

  • E coli

    An outbreak of E Coli in Germany earlier this summer was well publicised in the international media. But at the same time, an outbreak of the infection in Britain seems to have passed under the radar.

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