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National short story prize...
National short story prize

Thursday 25 May, 11.30am-12pm, Radio 4

Chosen from over 1,400 entries from previously published writers, hear the winner of the first ever national short story award.

Sunday best: Life after Rover

Sunday 28 May, 1.30-2pm, Radio 4

Second of a three-part series in which Adrian Chiles charts the fortunes of the 6,000 workers made redundant after the collapse of Rover last year. This programme looks at their progress as they return to the labour market.

Gypsy wars

Sunday 28 May, 11pm-12am BBC3

Irish Gypsies have descended on the picture postcard village of Cottenham. They have chosen as their site the orchard owned by conservationist Joanna Gordon-Clark and she's determined to get it back.

I want to give up driving

Monday 29 May, 11-11.30am, Radio 4

Asthmatic and self-confessed hypocrite Dave Cohen wants to give up his car addiction. But can he persuade the rest of the planet to give up too, starting with his family and neighbours? More to the point, can he persuade himself?

File on four

Tuesday 30 May, 8-8.30pm, Radio 4

With the NHS facing a cash crisis, the government is determined to push ahead with a multi-billion pound IT project, despite opposition from doctors and concern the system will not be compatible with social care.

Gerry Northam reports.

Dan Cruikshank's marvels of the modern world

Tuesday 30 May, 9-9.30pm BBC2

Documentary exploring the architecture of the 20th century and revealing the making of the modern world.

Preparing for Joint Area Review

Thursday 8 June, Earls Court Exhibition Centre,

London SW6

This is a case study-led conference providing you with first hand advice and information on how to manage the new inspection framework while continuing to provide consistent services. The inspectorates will be on hand to clarify some of the frequently misunderstood areas of joint area review.

For the full programme visit

Powering improvement through better people management

12 July, Earls Court Conference Centre, London, SW5

Your guide to optimising your human resources with the aim of improving your CPA rating.

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