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Accessible websites, airline fees and community libraries

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 03 February 2012

As one airline is sued for not having an accessible website - how easy is it to make the internet friendly to disabled people? Plus the new internet tool to compare airlines' extra charges.

As many libraries face closure we report on some new ways to keep their doors open.

And the extreme measures being taken by villagers cut off for weeks during last year's snow.

Presenter: Peter White
Producer: Lesley Duncanson.


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    Low cost airline Bmi baby is being sued by the RNIB for their website's lack of accessibility for blind customers. Why is this a challenge for web designers?

  • School dinners

    As two Devon primary schools say they can no longer afford to buy in school dinners, we ask how realistic it is for schools to do their own?

  • Phone tariff

    T-mobile claims their new unlimited tariff. We look to see if it's all it's cracked up to be.

  • TripAdvisor

    The Advertising Standards Authority has told the travel review website to rewrite some of its marketing claims. How will TripAdvisor and other review sites change and what is their appeal?

  • A new way of keeping the local library open

    All over the country libraries are under threat as council funding is withdrawn. The answer for many areas is to find new ways within the community of keeping the service open.

  • Village snow plough

    Two villages in Cornwall have bought their own snow plough after previously being cut off for up to a week by snow.



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