Solid fuel heating, charity status and gift vouchers

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Should churches and independent schools be regarded as charities? There are real benefits to charitable status, but what kind of organisations should qualify? The thousands of students in Scotland who have waited weeks for their loans to arrive. For many, drinking a couple of glasses of wine is an enjoyable everyday habit, but what are the real health risks of daily drinking? As the nights draw in, nestling round a real fire sounds like an attractive idea, but with fuel prices increasing, could solid fuel also help to reduce your heating bills?

Presenter: Winifred Robinson
Producer: Jonathan Hallewell.

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53 minutes

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Wed 7 Nov 2012 12:04
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