National media briefing: Age UK, Sustrans, Care of Police Survivors and Cricket for Smiles

Charities in today's national press

National media briefing
National media briefing

More than a third of older people are plagued by loneliness, living with neighbours they barely know only feet away, a study by Age UK has suggested.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The government has been urged by the Sustrans charity to improve safety on the roads for cycling after an increase in the number of cyclists killed or seriously injured.

See The Independent for full story

Hundreds of police officers have paid tribute to PCs Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes, who were shot dead in Greater Manchester, ahead of a Police Sport UK 10-mile run on the royal estate in Sandringham to raise funds for the charity Care of Police Survivors.

See BBC News for full story

The Cricket for Smiles charity, which is sending cricket equipment to youngsters devastated by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, has been promoted at Holyrood.

See BBC News for full story



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