National media briefing: Oxfam, Shelter, Walking With The Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge and Mencap

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A rare first-edition book of poems by Robert Louis Stevenson, signed by the author's mother, is being auctioned for Oxfam after it was anonymously donated to one of the charity’s shops in Glasgow.

See BBC News for full story

One in five people aged between 31 and 44 who do not have children has been forced to delay starting a family because of a lack of affordable housing, according to a study by Shelter.

See London Evening Standard for full story

Prince Harry will be the patron of a charity race to the South Pole between three teams of wounded servicemen from around the world. It will be called the Walking With The Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge 2013.

See Press Association for full story

Mencap has criticised the Respect MP George Galloway after he called someone a "window-licker" (a derogatory name for a disabled person) in a conversation on Twitter.

See The Guardian for full story

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