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Green Deal

Duration:
56 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 23 January 2014

The Green Deal is a year old but has it created more energy efficient homes? Latest figures show the take up has not reached the target the government set themselves.

From the nineteenth century to the twenty first - how the wool mills of West Yorkshire are weaving their way back into action.

Would you foster an elderly person? Why councils are looking to recruit carers to alleviate loneliness.

And should you pay to check whether your home is in the right council tax band. We'll be speaking to a company that charges for something you can do yourself for free.

Chapters

8 items
  • Council Tax Rebanding

    Companies charging to get refunds on your council tax that you can get yourself for free.

  • Fake Claims

    Update on Monday's item about claims for crashes that never happened.

  • Wool

    Demand and production of wool from West Yorkshire is growing. Simon Browning reports

  • Floods

    Are some flood defences having the opposite effect?

  • Green Deal 12 months on

    A year on from the launch of the Green Deal

  • Fostering Older People

    Local councils looking to recruit people to look after older people in their own homes

  • Ofcom contracts

    Telecomms customers will be allowed to exit contracts without penalty if prises rise.

  • Falling car insurance premiums

    Researchers warn these lower prices won't last forever.

Broadcasts

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