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National media briefing: the Alzheimer's Society, Freedom from Torture, Jubilee Food Bank, Arthritis Research UK and the British Heart Foundation

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Alzheimer’s Society has said the tasering by police of a North Lincolnshire dementia sufferer demonstrates society’s lack of understanding of the condition.

See BBC News for full story

Freedom from Torture, a charity that helps refugees who have survived physical and mental abuse, says the drastic reduction in government funding to front-line refugee services has left many with nowhere to turn for advice and support.

See The Guardian for full story

Jubilee Food Bank says the number of charity food banks in Sheffield has doubled over the past year because of the tough economic situation.

See BBC News for full story

Police in Doncaster are appealing for information after break-ins at the Arthritis Research UK and British Heart Foundation charity shops in the town.

See ITV News for the full story

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