National media briefing: British Heart Foundation, the National Trust, the Family Rights Group, Breakthrough Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Care and the Town and Country Planning Association

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The British Heart Foundation has warned that more than a third of UK adults struggle to afford healthy food.

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A hydroelectric turbine in Snowdonia, Wales will begin generating power today as part of a plan that will transform the National Trust into a major energy supplier within five years.

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Some of the reforms to the family justice system a announced by the government yesterday could work against children, according to Cathy Ashley, the chief executive of the Family Rights Group.

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Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Care have called for new treatments for the disease to be made available on the NHS on a routine basis.

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The Town and Country Planning Association has told the government it must guarantee affordable homes in four new towns if they are to be considered garden cities.

See The Guardian for full story

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