National media briefing: Birmingham Citizens Advice Bureau, the Stroke Association, the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution and Macmillan Cancer Support

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Birmingham Citizens Advice Bureau has said it might have to close two of its four branches in the city because of a funding crisis.

See BBC News for full story


Thousands of Britons risk suffering a full-blown stroke because they fail to recognise the small, early warning of a "mini attack", the Stroke Association has said.

See the Daily Mail for full story


Struggling farmers are facing the worst poverty crisis since the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in 2001, according to the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution, which has seen a 50 per cent rise in calls to its helpline.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story


Research funded by Macmillan Cancer Support has found that women who stayed active during treatment for breast cancer were more likely to exercise more five years later and had lower levels of depression.

See STV News for full story

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