National media briefing: Sir Bobby Robson's charity, Oxford Young Carers Project, education charities, Gingerbread and Women's Aid

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

An online auction for the late Sir Bobby Robson's charity has raised more than £200,000 to help fight cancer.

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The Oxford Young Carers Project charity has closed after nine years due to a drop in funding from private sources.

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Education charities, including Brightside and the Villiers Park Educational Trust, have expressed concern that young people are confused about the new university fee system after new figures have shown the number of UK-born university applicants for next September has plummeted by almost 12 per cent.

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A coalition of lawyers and charities, including Gingerbread and Women’s Aid, has attacked planned government changes to the legal aid system as "disturbing" for children, women and families.

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