National media briefing: Against Breast Cancer, charities' views of the big society, Mind in Plymouth, and the Farm Crisis Network

Charities in today's national news

National Media Briefing
National Media Briefing

After a statue at its ground was vandalised and daubed in pink paint by persons unknown, Oxford United football club has reacted by deciding to raise money for the charity Against Breast Cancer.

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A survey by Community Care magazine has found that about 70 per cent of charities believe the big society is a cover for cuts.

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Debt is being blamed for the growing number of people suffering from mental illness in the south-west of England, according to Citizens Advice and the mental health charity Mind in Plymouth.

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More farmers in Yorkshire are turning to charity to cope with the financial pressures they are facing, says the Farm Crisis Network.

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