Ben McGrail Episode guide

  1. Matt Faulkner sits in for Ben

    Matt Faulkner sits in for Ben to take your calls, plus the best gossip from the county.

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  2. Jack Murley sits in for Ben

    Jack Murley sits in for Ben to takes your calls plus the best gossip from the county.

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  3. Jack Murley sits in for Ben

    Jack Murley sits in for Ben to takes your calls plus the best gossip from the county.

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  4. Jack Murley sits in for Ben

    Jack Murley sits in for Ben to takes your calls plus the best gossip from the county.

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  5. Jack Murley sits in for Ben

    Jack Murley sits in for Ben to takes your calls plus the best gossip from the county.

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  6. Live from the Bristol Road Carnival Sheds in Bridgwater

    Ben takes the show to Bridgwater on the eve of Carnival.

    First broadcast: 31 Oct 2014

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  7. What's it like being out of work?

    Ben talks about the success of a job club in Martock and hears your stories.

    First broadcast: 30 Oct 2014

  8. Do you care if your town doesn't have Christmas lights?

    Ben finds out your thoughts on money being spent on Christmas lights where you live.

    First broadcast: 29 Oct 2014

  9. Do we do enough to support people's mental health?

    Ben finds out what Somerset County Council spends on mental health support.

    First broadcast: 28 Oct 2014

  10. Has the war in Afghanistan been worth it?

    Plus Donyatt garden expert Kathy Crouch joins Ben to read her 'My Somerset...' essay.

    First broadcast: 27 Oct 2014

  11. Should everyone wear a poppy?

    On the day of the appeal's launch in Somerset, Ben gets your views on wearing a poppy.

    First broadcast: 24 Oct 2014

  12. Live from Age UK's Living Later Life Conference

    Ben presents from Age UK's event at Taunton Racecourse, Orchard Portman.

    First broadcast: 23 Oct 2014

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  13. Is recycling too confusing?

    Ben takes your calls on recycling - is it too complicated?

    First broadcast: 22 Oct 2014

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  14. Jack Murley sits in for Ben

    Jack Murley sits in for Ben to take your calls plus the best gossip from the county.

    First broadcast: 21 Oct 2014

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  15. Jack Murley sits in for Ben

    Jack Murley sits in for Ben to take your calls plus the best gossip from the county.

    First broadcast: 20 Oct 2014

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  16. Should you be allowed your job back after prison?

    Ben gets your thoughts on the day a footballer is released from prison.

    First broadcast: 17 Oct 2014

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  17. Live from a Dementia Care Home

    Ben spends the morning with the staff and residents of a specialist dementia care home.

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2014

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  18. Would you donate your body for medical research?

    Ben takes your calls on medical research - would you donate your body to be used?

    First broadcast: 15 Oct 2014

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  19. Live from Westminster

    Ben takes the show to London! He broadcasts from outside the Houses of Parliament.

    First broadcast: 14 Oct 2014

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  20. Should NHS staff be allowed to go on strike?

    Ben takes your calls on today's strike. Plus: our week focussing on dementia begins.

    First broadcast: 13 Oct 2014

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  21. Live from Ilminster

    Ben presents live from Ilminster in South Somerset.

    First broadcast: 10 Oct 2014

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  22. Jack Murley sits in for Ben

    Jack sits in for a poorly Ben to take your calls plus the best gossip from the county.

    First broadcast: 09 Oct 2014

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  23. Why wouldn't you get the flu jab?

    Jack Murley sits in for Ben and asks for your thoughts on the flu jab.

    First broadcast: 08 Oct 2014

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  24. Have you struggled to be taken seriously by the doctor?

    Call Ben to tell him what you think: 0345 303 1566. Plus our latest War Story.

    First broadcast: 07 Oct 2014

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  25. What's been your experience of domestic abuse?

    Ben discusses domestic abuse and looks into the help and support available in Somerset.

    First broadcast: 06 Oct 2014

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  26. Have you, or would you, ever take out a loan?

    Money expert Dave Penny takes your calls on managing debt and short-term lending.

    First broadcast: 03 Oct 2014

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  27. Live from Dulverton

    Ben takes the show to the Exmoor town of Dulverton to catch up with local people.

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2014

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  28. Matt Faulkner sits in for Ben

    Ben's hosting the Somerset Food & Drink Awards so Matt Faulkner sits in!

    First broadcast: 01 Oct 2014

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  29. Have you ever been the victim of fraud?

    Plus Ben catches up with traveling 'action pensioner' Joan from Stogursey.

    First broadcast: 30 Sep 2014

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  30. The impact of cancer & multilingual Somerset

    Ben McGrail asks: what impact has cancer had on your family?

    First broadcast: 29 Sep 2014

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