National media briefing: an army appeal, Diabetes UK, ActionAid and the Newcastle United Foundation

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A charitable appeal is to be launched by the army's most senior Scottish regiment, the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, with organisers hoping to raise £1m in the first year.

See the Press Association for full story

The health of 2.3 million diabetics in England could be put at risk by the government's plans to restructure the NHS, Diabetes UK has warned.

See Telegraph for full story

ActionAid is urging politicians to match rhetoric with action to stop an 'epidemic' of tax dodging.

See Independent for full story

The Newcastle United owner, Mike Ashley, is selling on eBay the famous "Newcastle United" sign that once adorned the East Stand at St James' Park, to raise funds for the Newcastle United Foundation, the club's charity.

See Independent for full story

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