National media briefing: charity shops buck the trend, Sentebale, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, fuel poverty and Barnardo's

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

An average of 20 shops a day have been closed in the past 12 months, but charity shops are among those to buck the trend, according to analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Local Data Company.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Prince Harry is attending a gala dinner in Lesotho, southern Africa, alongside the country’s wealthiest dignitaries to raise money for his charity Sentebale, while on a three-day visit to the country.

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Billionaire New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has pledged $100m to help the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and others to fight polio around the world.

See the Daily Mail for full story

The Energy Bill Revolution, a campaign group formed by charities including Barnardo's, has warned that an extra 160,000 children have been forced to live in homes in fuel poverty over the past two years.

See The Guardian for full story

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