National media briefing: Cancer Research UK, Invisible Children, Echoes Foundation and the Centre for Alternative Technology

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Susan Barcock, 52, has been sentenced to four months in prison, suspended for 12 months, after pleading guilty to stealing from a Cancer Research UK shop were she worked as a volunteer.

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Celebrities including Rihanna have come out in support of the children's charity Invisible Children, which is facing a backlash over a YouTube video about the African warlord Joseph Kony.

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The Hull-based children's charity the Echoes Foundation is opening a pub to help raise funds, which will be run by volunteers.

See BBC News for full story

The Centre for Alternative Technology, an education centre in Powys, is to make a number of job cuts after a review.

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