National media briefing: Tourism Concern, Combat Stress, Nacro and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

Charities in today's national news

The disproportionate use of fresh water by tourists visiting developing world countries is causing local conflict, exacerbating poverty and helping to spread disease, according to a report to be published next week by the charity Tourism Concern.

See The Guardian for full story


A new service offering mental health support to former military personnel is to be launched in the East Midlands by a group of health trusts working with national veteran's charity, Combat Stress.

See BBC News for full story


The rapper Dappy has pledged to donate the royalties from his new single to the anti-crime charity Nacro after name-checking a killer in the video.

See Female First for full story


The mother of a five-year-old boy who started his own torch relay using an internet auction site to raise money for the charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People says they want to "draw a line" under a number of fake bids that were placed on Saturday.

See BBC News for full story

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