National media briefing: the Alzheimer's Society, the RSPB, Poppyscotland and the Countryside Alliance

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Tens of thousands of elderly people with dementia see friends or family just once a week, according to a report by the Alzheimer’s Society that warns of an "epidemic of loneliness".

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The RSPB is calling for all wind farms to monitor bird deaths and work out whether turbines are killing rare species such as golden eagles.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The latest appeal by Poppyscotland raised a total of £2.58m, a fall on the previous year.

See BBC News for full story

Royal Mail has dismissed as "pure speculation" claims by the Save Our Royal Mail campaign, supported by charities such as the Countryside Alliance, that privatising the postal service will see the price of a first-class stamp rocket to nearly £1 within three years.

See The Guardian for full story

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