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Discount cards, Ticket agents, Dining alone, Elves

Consumer news with Peter White. How can a discount card end up costing you hundreds of pounds? Plus the online docu-soap about a group of disabled housemates going global.

One of the biggest Ticket agents says customers are being left vulnerabale because of risky selling practices.

How can a discount card end up costing you 100s of pounds? The pitfalls of signing up for discount schemes.

A table for one? The growth of the dining alone restaurant.

While most of us are still hoping for a final flurry from summer, some people have already got their minds firmly set on Christmas... we learn how to become one of Santa's little helpers

And the online docu-soap about a group of disabled housemates in Brighton is about to get a huge new audience. Thanks to the team behind the hit series Game of Thrones, The Specials - which we featured on You and Yours when it launched in 2009 has been picked up by the Oprah Winfrey Network - and will be screened in a potential eighty five million homes next weekend.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Student Holiday Firm Bust

    GBCE, a Student Adventures company has gone bust, what does this mean for the students?

    Duration: 04:43

  • Dining Alone

    A table for one. Those of us who are happy to dine in the company of just ourselves.

    Duration: 05:55

  • Festival Refunds

    A Ticket agency says customers are being left vulnerable because of risky practices.

    Duration: 07:07

  • Christmas Elves

    Most of us are still enjoying the summer, some people have got their minds on Christmas.

    Duration: 08:37

  • Discount Card Scam

    A Listener has been caught out after a company charged £200 for a monthly discount card.

    Duration: 03:59

  • The Specials

    An online doc soap about a group of disabled housemates is about to get a new audience.

    Duration: 07:52

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