National media briefing: Asthma UK, Norfolk Wildlife Trust, Tony Blair charities seek fundraiser and North West Air Ambulance

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

People affected by exercise-induced asthma have been encouraged not to give up on sport after the cyclist and asthma sufferer Bradley Wiggins became Britain's most decorated Olympian, according to Asthma UK.

See the Press Association for full story

Norfolk Wildlife Trust has launched an appeal to raise £1m to expand one of its reserves in the county.

See BBC News for full story

The former Prime Minister Tony Blair is wants to recruit a major fundraiser to pull in donations from wealthy Americans for his two charities, the Tony Blair Faith Foundation and the Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Martynas Jasinskas, 24, has been given 130 hours of unpaid work in the community by Bury magistrates and ordered to pay a token £100 compensation to the North West Air Ambulance and a further £85 costs after being caught giving out fake leaflets claiming he would use charity collection bags to raise money for an air ambulance.

See the Daily Mirror for full story

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