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February 2016

Carpet Trends

26th February 2016

carpetWhy is Grey the on trend colour for floor coverings and are man made fibres any good? We speak to the experts from Calverts Carpets.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

The hidden features of your spectacles

25th February 2016

glassesYour spectacles are hiding things from you. We hear about the subtle design features that you've probably never noticed but which make a big difference to the way they work.

Pagan and McQuade’s Gary McQuade provides the expertise.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Affordable first cars with telematics

24th February 2016

tachometerWhy having a black box in your car, monitoring your driving could save you money on car insurance and make it easier for first time drivers to get on the road!

We hear about telematics with the team from Minstergate Peugeot.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:01pm

Help with reading

24th February 2016

readingReading is key to our education but what we can do to help our kids if they are falling behind? We speak to the Butterfly Reading School.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Motability Scheme for Cars

22nd February 2016

dashboardWe talk about the Motability scheme, how it can be used to lease a car and how cars can be adapted to meet the driver’s needs. Jamie Wray is the Motability expert at Des Winks Skoda.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Filey Ladies Lifeboat Guild

22nd February 2016

lifeboatThere are some big events coming up in Filey this year to help raise money for the towns lifeboat and the Filey Ladies Lifeboat Guild are looking for further support. We hear what they do and what it means to the RNLI in the town.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Custom Sheds

19th February 2016

woodWe talk Sheds with the team from Flixton Sawmill. They have made some big sheds in their time and for some unusual purposes, we’ll find out just how varied custom built sheds can be.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Jewellery Repairs

16th February 2016

gold jewellery What are the main causes of damage to rings, necklaces and bracelets? How can we look after our jewellery and how easily can it be repaired? Ricky from Bond Jewellers shares his experience.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Scarborough Amateur Boxing Club

15th February 2016

boxing glovesWe talk boxing with the coaches and boxers from Scarborough Amateur Boxing Club.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Wilf Ward Family Trust - Relationships

12th February 2016

relationshipsIt's valentine's weekend and the team from the Wilf Ward Family Trust are talking about relationships.


Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

The New Kia Sportage Part 2

12th February 2016

Vantage Kia SportageWe look at the features inside the new Kia Sportage with the team from Vantage Kia in Scarborough.

Paddy gets hands on with the new Sportage, see the VIDEO.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

The New Kia Sportage Part 1

11th February 2016

Kia Vantage Sportage What’s involved in launching a new car. The Kia Sportage is getting an update we talk to the team from Vantage Kia about the new model and how we can get hands on with it.

Paddy gets hands on with the new Sportage, see the VIDEO.


Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Building a new campus

10th February 2016

CUSC ConstructionThe roof's nearly on at Coventry University Scarborough Campus. But how big a job is it constructing modern buildings? We talk about the techniques and technology used in building a new campus and explore what it will offer future students.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Being a foster carer

8th February 2016

kids on beachWhat's it like being a foster carer and what support is there?

We hear from Brian who has been a foster carer with Hull Fostering for the last two years.

Click here to get an information pack from Hull Fostering.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Football Manager The Stats

5th February 2016

footballFootball Manager is one of the most played computer games but how do they collect their player stats and what happens if you try to use them to predict whose going to win this year’s premiership?

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

February Night Sky

4th February 2016

night skyIs there a tenth planet in our solar system, what is earthshine and how can you see five planets in the night sky at the same time? Scarborough astronomer John Harper has the answers.

Click for John's February Sky Notes

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Scarborough College Presents....Alice

3rd February 2016

Scarborough CollegeScarborough College are staging a production of Alice this week, we hear from the cast, crew, set designers, staff and parents all pulling together to make it happen.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

Making cheese in Whitby

2nd February 2016

whitby cheese coJust how long it takes to make a cheese, and what part do baths, seaweed and caves play in the process. Elizabeth Snowdon from The Whitby Cheese Company provides the answers.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm

What is plastic surgery?

1st February 2016

Spire HealthcareWhat is plastic surgery, how does it work, how is it different from cosmetic surgery? Two of Spire Health Care’s leading plastic surgeons provide the  answers.

Posted by Coast Life at 6:00pm


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