National media briefing: Open Sight, Skillforce, Prince's Trust, fears of isolation for blind people in Scotland

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A convicted child sex offender is demanding that the charity Open Sight pay him compensation after he was axed as its chief executive.
See the Daily Mail for full story

Prince William is to set up an award to promote community volunteering by young people, called the Prince's Award, which will be run through his charity SkillForce.
See the Daily Express for full story

The actor Kara Tointon has teamed up with the Prince's Trust, alongside the celebrities Holly Valance, Katy B, Jenni Falconer and KT Tunstall, to help launch a lipstick called Trust to raise money for the charity.
See the Daily Mirror for full story

Charities in Scotland say the fact that thousands of registered blind people in Scotland never go out on their own is partly because of a decline in specialist help.
See BBC News for full story

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