National Media Briefing: Swine flu, Foodbank, the National Trust, the NSPCC, Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance Trust and Sebastian's Action Trust

Charities in today's national news

A professor who advises the Department of Health has suggested young people should stop doing charity work abroad to prevent the spread of swine flu.
See The Guardian for full story


The charity Foodbank says members of the armed forces earn so little that their families have to rely on its food parcels to survive.
See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The National Trust says its gardens are being invaded by a new breed of super ant.
See Sky News for full story

The NSPCC says the death of Baby P has prompted calls about serious child abuse to increase by a third.
See BBC News for full story

A 10-year-old from Ascot hopes to raise money for Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance Trust and Sebastian's Action Trust by becoming the youngest person to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.
See BBC News for full story

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