National media briefing: man jailed for stealing cash meant for charities, the PDSA, the Scottish SPCA and Severn Freewheelers

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A man has been jailed after siphoning £112,000 of cash from the bank account of his dead neighbour, who had left the money in his will for Guide Dogs, the National Asthma Campaign and Cancer Research UK.

See the Daily Mail for full story

Thousands of dogs, cats and rabbits are at risk of an early death because of an "obesity time bomb", the veterinary charity PDSA has warned.

See BBC News for full story

An inspector from the Scottish SPCA abseiled down a 200ft-high cliff to rescue two pregnant sheep stuck on a ledge at a farm in Ardbaan, near Oban.

See the Daily Record for full story

Severn Freewheelers, a charity that transports blood between hospitals, is calling on the Chancellor, George Osborne, to return its soaring fuel costs in the form of grants.

See This is Gloucestershire for full story

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