National media briefing: the RSPCA, Shelter, the British Lung Foundation and Clic Sargent

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The RSPCA has said it is facing a "cat crisis" as the rising number of abandoned and unwanted cats has forced the charity to rely on private boarding establishments to cope with demand.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The chief executive of Shelter, Campbell Robb, has called on the government to build more affordable housing as new figures have shown that the average house price rose by £42 per day last year.

See the Daily Mirror for full story

The British Lung Foundation has urged people in areas affected by the current severe air pollution in parts of the UK to avoid cycling, walking or running to work at rush hour, and for people with lung conditions such as asthma to avoid doing strenuous exercise outdoors.

See The Guardian for full story

The cancer charity Clic Sargent has said it will expand its music programme, which aims to build the confidence of young people who have suffered from cancer by giving them music training and helping them to put on concerts alongside celebrities.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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