National media briefing: Save the Children, Oxfam, funding boost for kids, Oxfordshire Rural Community Council and the Health Lottery

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

MSPs are trying out 'simulator babies' in advance of a Scottish parliamentary debate about affordable childcare, instigated by Save the Children,.

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An increasing number of land deals are displacing farmers and leaving poor communities homeless, the development charity Oxfam has warned.

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Children's charities have been given a £6.8m funding boost from the Early Years Action Fund, aimed at supporting families.

See the Press Association for full story

A charity scheme offering cut-price heating oil, run by the Oxfordshire Rural Community Council, has become so successful it is being rolled out across England.

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Health Lottery, a rival to Camelot’s National Lottery, which will be launched next week, has been criticised by charity leaders over the proportion of money that will be donated to good causes.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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