Here’s what’s happening on Which? Conversation and around which.co.uk for the week of 2 August.
Welcome to August! Hope you’re doing well and had a good weekend?
Last week on Which? Conversation
Thanks again to all of you who joined us for our Q&A with Which? Computing editor Kate Bevan last week! Feel free to check out the comments for discussions about your iPhone battery, Windows 11, laptop cooling fans, and more.
Late last week also featured a crossover between the Which? Money and Which? Investigates podcasts. Lucia and Greg investigate whether your money could be causing climate change. Check it out below, and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.
What’s in store this week?
We’re looking forward to welcoming Stephen Maunder and Ian Aikman to Which? Conversation to take your questions about property and mortgages. They’ll be live and answering questions in the comments from 2pm on Thursday 5 August, so be sure to drop by and say hello.
We’ll also be looking at how motoring related scams remain a threat, hearing directly from the Food Standards Agency, and announcing next week’s event.
At the polls
We’ve been reading about the changes to the Highway Code which would give cyclists and pedestrians greater priority at junctions and motorways. The Transport Secretary has said that this will “help people keep fit, reduce congestion, and help the environment”. How does this land with you? Would you support these changes? Do you think they’d have a benefit?
Last week’s polls on ice cream preferences and how many steps one walks in a day are showing strong results for vanilla ice cream and for between 5,000 – 10,000 steps each week, respectively.
Can you help?
Here’s a few conversations from the past week you may want to jump into, or start up in the space below:
- Are you finding unexpected items in your Ocado order? Community member @alfa is keen to hear from people on their experiences with Ocado. Jump over into our existing conversation and tell us about your experiences.
- What subscriptions would you be interested in Which? reviewing? In the Ideas Lounge Jonathan’s suggested reviews of razor subscriptions. Give it a vote in the ideas lounge if you’d like to see Which? review it, as this helps us gauge how popular of an idea it is. Any other subscription boxes you’d like us to review? Let us know in the comments below.
- Another idea from Isy Goodhand – are you finding it difficult to get a mortgage because your house has spray foam insulation? Let us know your experiences in the comments below, and if it’s an idea you’re keen to discuss further, give it a vote in the ideas lounge.
What else is going on for you this week? We’re keen to hear what consumer issues are going on for you – please do share in the comments below!
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