National media briefing: Royal British Legion, Sightsavers, Steps and Shelter

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A burlesque dancer who was banned from collecting for the Poppy Appeal because of her "saucy outfit" has received an apology from the Royal British Legion.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Sightsavers is creating a "trachoma atlas" to reveal where the infection is most prevalent in the world.

See BBC News for full story

Steps, which supports children with motor disorders, has raised £20,000 after an appeal on ITV’s Central Tonight.

See ITV News for full story

Shelter says many councils are failing to meet the needs of homeless 16 and 17-year-olds despite government guidance and court rulings that have confirmed their responsibilities.

See The Guardian the full story

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