National media briefing: World Aids Day, the Thornton Trust, Shelter Cymru, Riders for Health, Bliss and Kidney Research UK

Charities in today's national news

National Media Briefing
National Media Briefing

Pop starElton John has edited today’s edition of The Independent to raise awareness of World Aids Day, with all proceeds from today’s paper going to the Elton John Aids Foundation.
See The Independent for full story
The Christian charity the Thornton Trust has collapsed with debts of more than £12m.
See BBC News for full story

Wrexham councillors have voted to withdraw £44,000 of funding to Shelter Cymru, which supports homeless people.
See BBC News for full story

The British charity Riders for Health is helping to revolutionise Aids treatment in Africa by supplying motorbikes to help health workers reach remote areas.
See Sky News for full story

Hospital units that care for for Wales's sickest babies are "stretched to the limit", according to a report by the special care baby charity Bliss.
See BBC News for full story
Britain is facing a kidney disease time bomb, the chairman of Kidney Research UK has warned.
See the Daily Mirror for full story

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