National media briefing: Gloucestershire Association for Voluntary and Community Action, Cancer Research UK, Ronald McDonald House and Action on Addiction

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Charities in Gloucestershire are relying on volunteers more because of cuts in council funding and the recession, according to a report by the Gloucestershire Association for Voluntary and Community Action.

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A national fundraising campaign has been launched in memory of 11-year-old Harry Moseley, who raised thousands of pounds for Cancer Research UK before he died of a brain tumour.

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Randall Morrison, 50, the former treasurer of a charity that provided a holiday cruise to the US charity Ronald McDonald House, will be sentenced today for stealing more than $100,000 from the children's programme.

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The Duchess of Cambridge will make her first royal visit to Liverpool later today to see a charity that provides free accommodation for visiting families, and an alcohol-free bar run by Action on Addiction, of which she is a patron.

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