National media briefing: National Autistic Society, Brain Tumour Research, Bristol Children's Hospital and FareShare

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing
The National Autistic Society has condemned new rules on eligibility for social care and says the new criteria for receiving it overlook autistic people, leaving many vulnerable.

See The Guardian for full story

Treatment for brain tumours is lagging behind that for other cancers, campaigners from Brain Tumour Research have warned.

See BBC News for full story

One of 80 giant Gromit sculptures – on public display in Bristol, as part of a charity arts trail aimed at raising money for the Bristol Children’s Hospital – has been vandalised.

See BBC News for full story 

Charities, including FareShare, have urged the government to act over millions of tonnes of food wasted each year, as a new report claims that the credit crisis has left nearly a fifth of the population short of food.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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