National media briefing: Booktrust, Buglife, Happy Hearts Fund and the NSPCC

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A survey carried out on behalf of the Booktrust charity has found that two-thirds of parents never read to their babies.

See The Guardian for full story

The wildlife charity Buglife and the University of East London have created a new home for one of the UK's most threatened types of beetle after rescuing a number of them from a former industrial site in London that was about to be destroyed.

See Press Association for full story

Petra Nemcova, a Czech supermodel, has been named ambassador at large for Haiti because of the work she does through her charity, the Happy Hearts Fund.

See The Independent for full story

The NSPCC has spoken out against plans for the rights of both divorced fathers and mothers to see their children to be enshrined in law for the first time as part of changes to family justice.

See The Guardian for full story

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