National media briefing: Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust, Newcastle crackdown on chuggers, Action for Children, Elephant Family and the Marine Conservation Society

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A number of charities, including Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, have warned that the "Jade Goody effect", which created a surge in the number of women attending cancer screenings, appears to have been short-lived.

See The Scotmsan for full story


Newcastle City Council is cracking down on street fundraising and says it wants a by-law that makes some kinds of collecting an offence.

See BBC News for full story


A giant fibreglass egg that was stolen from a London street and then receovered by the police has sold for £42,000 at auction, with money going to Action for Children and the conservation charity Elephant Family.

See BBC News for full story


Dog excrement in plastic bags discarded by careless owners has emerged as one of the biggest single threats to the health and safety of beach visitors, the Marine Conservation Society has warned.

See The Guardian for full story

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