National media briefing: the Alzheimer's Society, the RNLI, Lives, and ScotsCare poll names Susan Boyle Scot of the Year

Charities in today's national news

National Media Briefing
National Media Briefing

The Alzheimer’s Society has warned that inadequate care is forcing dementia sufferers into homes early.

See The Guardian for full story

More than 1,000 people were rescued by RNLI volunteer crews in the north of England last year, the charity has revealed.

See BBC News for full story

A new website called Compare4Charity is raising money for Lives, a charity that works alongside the ambulance service responding to emergency calls in Lincolnshire, by giving part of the money it earns through commission every time someone buys an advertised product.

See BBC News for full story

Susan Boyle has been named 2010 Scot of the Year, which is organised by London-based charity ScotsCare.

See STV for full story

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