INSIDE OUT NOVEMBER 30th 1930 BBC ONE EAST Drugs on the high street
25th November 2009
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Pills and potions that mimic illegal drugs like cocaine ecstacy and cannabis are offered for sale openly on the high street in ever increasing numbers. Gill Gauntlett – a parent of 3 teenagers, investigates the sale of these so called “legal highs” and is surprised by what she finds.  Vendors commonly sell the products as “plant feeders” or “bath salts” in the belief that this will get them round the law, but as Gill discovers, this isn’t the case. 
As more of us take to our bikes to cut costs and our carbon footprints, Julie Reinger takes to the streets of Cambridge to discover why the relationship between 2 wheels and 4 is often not a happy one. Last year half of all reported accidents in the town involved cycles. Some even call it cyclism.  But a morning out with cameras reveals some surprising behaviour from both bikers and motorists.    
Making houses out of mud is cheap, green and easy. So its claimed anyway. David Whiteley goes on a week long course in Norfolk and visits a studio made from cob.  Cob building is actually an ancient technique. The materials can be dug from the ground of the building site, reducing transport costs and very little energy is used in construction.  Walls are heavily insulated with highly efficient natural materials and are strong enough to withstand earthquakes.

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