National media briefing: the Blue Lamp Foundation, New Pathways, Pen and Shelter

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Blue Lamp Foundation, set up by a policeman who was injured by Raoul Moat, has fallen far short of its fundraising target and is struggling to find people to support.

See Sky News for full story

The number of rapes and sexual assaults reported to the New Pathways charity has increased by 30 per cent in a year, it says.

See BBC News for full story

The playwright Sir Tom Stoppard has been named as the recipient of this year's Pen Pinter prize, which was established by English Pen, a charity for writers.

See BBC News for full story

Shelter and other charities have criticised a decision by the High Court to throw out a legal attempt to block the government’s 'bedroom tax'. 

See The Independent for full story



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