National media briefing: Somerset Sight, Citizens Advice and the Money Advice Trust, Sightsavers, and the Electrical Safety Council

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Somerset Sight, the charity that helps blind people in Somerset, has held a protest against possible funding cuts from the council.

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Debt charities, including Citizens Advice and the Money Advice Trust, are warning against 0 per cent payday loan deals, which they say could spiral out of control.

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One in three of the children around the world who do not have access to primary education have disabilities, suggests research from the charity Sightsavers.

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Millions of people in the UK risk death or injury because of their ignorance about household electricity, the Electrical Safety Council has said.

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