National media briefing: robbery-foiling pensioner to auction handbag for charity, Cancer Research UK, Bath's charity lions raise £60,000, Paying for Care site launched

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Retired market trader Ann Timson, who foiled an attempted robbery at a jewellery store in Northampton by beating off six robbers with her handbag, has said she will auction the handbag for charity.
See The Guardian for full story

Tesco is marking 10 years of its tie-up with Cancer Research UK's Race for Life with its first TV advert for the cancer charity's event, which will feature Olympic athlete Paula Radcliffe.
See Marketing for full story

An auction of decorated life-sized lion sculptures that were on display in Bath has raised almost £60,000 for charity.
See BBC News for full story

Charities are backing a new website designed to help people who have to pay for long-term care, called Paying for Care.
See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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