National media briefing: Age UK, Blind Veterans UK, the National Trust, Childhood Bereavement UK, Cruse Bereavement Care and Winston's Wish

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

More than three million older people are worried about staying warm indoors this winter, and six million are anxious about rising fuel bills, according to Age UK.

See the Daily Mail for full story

The charity Blind Veterans UK estimates that there might be as many as 68,000 blind former service personnel in the UK – including 6,000 in Wales – who need their services.

See BBC News for full story

Members of the National Trust have voted against a motion calling for badger culling to be banned on its land.

See BBC News for full story

Lobbyists and charities, including Childhood Bereavement UK, Cruse Bereavement Care and Winston's Wish, are urging MPs to reconsider plans to reform the Widowed Parent's Allowance. 

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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