National media briefing: Action for Children, East Anglia's Children's Hospices, John Muir Trust, Borders Forest Trust and the Boxing Academy

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Northern Ireland has the highest proportion of children in the UK who have been registered because of neglect, says Action for Children.

See BBC News for full story

The Duchess of Cambridge has made her first public speech during a visit to East Anglia’s Children's Hospices, where she praised as "inspirational" the work of the charity that supports families and cares for young people with life-threatening conditions.

See BBC News for full story

The John Muir Trust and the Borders Forest Trust, two conservation charities, have failed in an attempt to buy a historic area of wild land that once provided a hiding place for Scottish rebel William Wallace.

See The Scotsman for full story

Boy band JLS have called on Londoners to back "charities at home" after witnessing how the Boxing Academy, a Comic Relief-funded charity, has helped to transform the lives of teenagers in the capital.

See the London Evening Standard for full story

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