National media briefing: NSPCC, Nottinghamshire Miners Home, Sustrans Scotland and Chem Trust

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The advertising watchdog the Advertising Standards Authority has cleared publicity material for the NSPCC after complaints that its reference to child abuse was disturbing and offensive.

See BBC News for full story

A court has heard that two leading mining union officials stole almost £150,000 from the Nottinghamshire Miners Home, a charity for sick and injured pit workers, to spend on renovating their homes and gardens.

See the Daily Mail for full story

Sustrans Scotland is calling for more space for cyclists on Scotland's roads in a bid to improve safety.

See the Press Association for full story

Chemicals in everyday items such as paint, plastics and mattresses are linked to obesity and diabetes, the Chem Trust, a listed company and a charity funded by Greenpeace and the WWF, has warned.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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