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Low Pay, Online Window Shopping and the Biggest Garden Makeover in Europe

News and discussion of consumer affairs. How starting with a low salary could leave you trapped with one for a decade, and a look at the biggest garden makeover in Europe.

New figures show those who start on a low-paid salary could stay there for a decade,,,,

Why we all like window shopping online, but some retailers struggle to to convert that into online sales

Older pets - when is it time to let them go?

Why the hotel industry fears this year's wedding season could be difficult to staff

We catch up with a You & Yours listener struggling to find a home - has she managed it?

And why the RHS is spending £31 million to completely revamp a long-forgotten garden in Salford.

PRESENTER: WINIFRED ROBINSON

PRODUCER: PETE WILSON.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Low Pay

    Why are so many people in a low-paid job uanble to get out of the low-wage cycle

    Duration: 04:40

  • Bridgewater Gardens

    Salford City Council have approved development plans for a 154 acre garden

    Duration: 08:40

  • Surf and Turf

    Why do we put things in our online shopping basket...but never buy them?

    Duration: 05:22

  • Old Pets

    Should we keep treating older pets just because we can?

    Duration: 07:29

  • EU Workers

    Hospital sectors are taking a hit as there is a national shortage of EU labour

    Duration: 05:08

  • Clair's Story

    We follow up on a story about a former homeless listener

    Duration: 05:12

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