National media briefing: Big society TV ads plan, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, payroll giving falls, Infertility Network, and Save the Family

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The government is in negotiations with commercial terrestrial television broadcasters over plans to provide a daily "Community Minute" of editorial airtime to promote its big society agenda.
See the Independent for full story

The Chelsea Pensioners are to receive regular visits from the dogs of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in a new joint initiative.
See BBC News for full story

The number of employees giving money to charity through the government's payroll giving scheme has fallen by 30,000 in the past year, according to the accountancy firm Wilkins Kennedy.
See The Guardian for full story

The patient charity Infertility Network has branded a new report, which found emotional distress does not affect the success of IVF or other assisted reproductive techniques, is encouraging.
See BBC News for full story

The millionaire businessman Brian Kennedy has given £60,000 to a north Wales charity, Save the Family, which supports homeless families.
See BBC News for full story

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