National Media Briefing: Action plan to tackle abuse linked to witchcraft, recycling Olympic panels, Salisbury Diamond Jubilee Fund and the Squires Effect

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The government has launched an action plan to tackle child abuse linked to witchcraft or religion in England, which has been drawn up with faith leaders, charities, the police and social workers.

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The hundreds of fabric panels that adorn the outside of London's Olympic Stadium will be recycled, some going to a project for former child soldiers in Uganda, others to a welfare initiative in Rio de Janeiro, host of the next summer Games in 2016.

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A stone ornament that has adorned the roof of Salisbury Cathedral for nearly 200 years, will be sold to raise money for Salisbury Diamond Jubilee Fund.

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A charity is being set up in tribute to the runner, Claire Squires, who died while taking part in the London Marathon this year. The Squires Effect will aim to inspire and encourage others to achieve their goals and ambitions and bring charities and fundraisers together.

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