National media briefing: the Kirsten Scott Memorial Trust, Golden Oldies, Australian government proposes national charity regulator and Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Kirsten Scott Memorial Trust, for which two cyclists were raising money when they were hit and killed by a lorry, has been "overwhelmed" by donations since their deaths.

See BBC News for full story

The Somerset-based Golden Oldies charity, which brings older people together through singing, is reducing the number of sessions it runs because of a lack of funds. 

See BBC News for full story

The Australian government is planning to pressure states into making charities sign up to a national regulator, amid complaints that red tape is costing the not-for-profit sector millions of dollars a year. 

See The Guardian for full story

Breast cancer charities, including Breakthrough Breast Cancer, have expressed their sadness at the death of the singer Bernie Nolan from cancer.

See ITV News for full story

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