National media briefing: Gordon Brown volunteers; the Howard League for Penal Reform; Drinkaware; the Campaign for Real Education; the Prison Reform Trust

Today's charity-related stories in the national media

Gordon Brown is to spend part of his summer holiday volunteering at a community project within his constituency.
See The Times for full story

The Howard League for Penal Reform has criticised new Asbo-style Violent Offender Orders, which restrict criminals' movements once they are released.
See BBC News for full story

A survey by the charity Drinkaware suggests that British teenagers turn to alcohol to relieve boredom.
See BBC News for full story

The Campaign for Real Education has attacked plans to make lessons in "healthy non-violent relationships" part of the National Curriculum.
See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The Prison Reform Trust says a report by prison inspectors raises serious questions about the safety of inmates at a young offenders institution in Kent.
See The Independent for full story

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