National media briefing: WRVS, Christian Kitchen, the Teenage Cancer Trust, the Core Issues Trust and Cancer Research UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Thousands of elderly people in Scotland feel trapped in their own homes because of a lack of suitable public transport, the charity WRVS has claimed.

See BBC News for full story


Waltham Forest Council is facing legal action over its plans to move a soup kitchen run by the charity Christian Kitchen from an east London town centre to an out-of-town location because of "safety concerns".

See BBC News for full story


The Britpop stars Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn have put their musical differences aside to perform together at the Royal Albert Hall in London as part of the Teenage Cancer Trust series of concerts, curated by Gallagher.

See The Independent for full story


The High Court has ruled that the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, did not break the law when he blocked bus advertisements by the Core Issues Trust for a "gay cure".

See The Guardian for full story


The number of teenagers and young adults dying from cancer has almost halved in the past three decades, according to Cancer Research UK

See the Daily Mail for full story

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