National media briefing: Cancer Research UK, the Family and Parenting Institute, Cardiac Risk in the Young and Foyer for the Island

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The collapse of the high-street chain Peacocks could cost Cancer Research UK more than a quarter of a million pounds, because it was owed money raised by the sale of Race for Life merchandise, staff donations and from a sponsored clothing range.

See Wales Online for full story


The Family and Parenting Institute has appealed to the Chancellor, George Osborne, to avoid delivering what it calls a "break-up Budget" on Wednesday and says families with children have been hardest hit by recent tax and benefit changes.

See BBC News for full story


The charity Cardiac Risk in the Young has warned of the heart risks to young people following the collapse of the Bolton Wanderers footballer Fabrice Muamba during a game on Saturday.

See Sky News for full story


The problem of youth unemployment on the Isle of Wight is "absolutely horrendous", according to a manager at the youth support charity Foyer for the Island.

See BBC News for full story

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