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Marcus Brigstocke...
Marcus Brigstocke

4 February, 10.30am, BBC Radio 4

The first of three programmes in which comedian Marcus Brigstocke traces the history of the British housing market - from feudalism to the homes-for-votes scandal.

The Archive Hour: The ship that broke the Cammell's Back

4 February, 8pm, BBC Radio 4

Local MP Frank Field explores the history of the Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead, which employed 16,000 in its heyday and had an enormous impact on the life of the community.

Channel 4 Political awards

6 February, 8pm, Channel 4

Jon Snow presents the eight annual political awards. Politicians and journalists reflect on the year and pay tribute to their peers. Awards include most inspiring political figure and politician's politician.

Brat camp

8 February, 9pm, Channel 4

The series kicks off with another set of ASBO-dodgers - this time all girls. See how a US team turn the troublesome teens from scourge of the community to pillars of society.

Breaking Down Barriers to Respect in Schools

8 February, Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1

A practical one-day event, packed with strategies. Whether you are an inner-city comprehensive or a rural grammar school, introducing, maintaining and improving the ethos and success of a school is a massive and continual task that is not to be underestimated.

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Advancing Risk Management Strategy

9 February, Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1

Each session featured in this one-day LGC conference appears as a result of careful research among your peers in risk management. The conference brings together key figures involved in implementing risk management strategy across local government.

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Effective Solutions to

Re-engage your Community

21 February, Earls Court Conference Centre, London

LGC presents a one day forum designed to unearth effective solutions to re-engagement.

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