National media briefing: the London Gypsy and Travellers Unit, Caudwell Children, the National Trust and Mind

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Channel 4 has been criticised by the London Gypsy and Travellers Unit for running a series of posters promoting the TV series Big Fat Gypsy Weddings.

See BBC News for full story

Children with disabilities are taking to Twitter to share stories about how lucky they feel, as part of a campaign by the Staffordshire-based charity Caudwell Children.

See BBC News for full story

Britain is "on tenterhooks" over the fate of the countryside as the government prepares to unveil its controversial planning reforms, according to Sir Simon Jenkins, chairman of the National Trust.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story


Mental health groups and charities, including Mind, have attacked plans by the Department for Work and Pensions that mean some long-term sick and disabled people will be forced to work unpaid for an unlimited amount of time or have their benefits cut.

See The Guardian for full story

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