National media briefing: the Third Upton Scout Group, the Marine Conservation Society, Tenovus, Blue Cross and Contact the Elderly

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

A Doctor Who fanatic, Tom Nicholls, is offering devotees of the BBC sci-fi series an overnight stay in his memorabilia-filled bedroom to raise money for the Third Upton Scout Group in Slough, Berkshire.

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The Marine Conservation Society is calling on the Scottish government to protect 33 areas of Scotland's seas and sea lochs.

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The Welsh cancer charity Tenovus has expressed disappointment that some cancer patients are not starting their treatment within Welsh government target times.

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The handling of stray dogs has become a "postcode lottery", according to a number of animal welfare charities, including Blue Cross.

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Hundreds of pensioners have joined forces to record a charity single and video as part of a campaign to combat loneliness and raise money for Contact the Elderly.

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