National media briefing: Breakthrough Breast Cancer, Christians Against Poverty, Against Breast Cancer, HelpAge International and charities criticise Help to Work scheme

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Breakthrough Breast Cancer says that analysis showing that nearly 85 per cent of women diagnosed with breast cancer now survive for five years or more is encouraging, but there is still more to do. 

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The majority of payday loan customers are borrowing to buy food, heat their home or avoid eviction – and some have lost count of how many times they've taken out a loan, according to a survey by Christians Against Poverty.

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Celebrities including Barbara Windsor, Sharon and Kelly Osbourne and Dawn O'Porter are supporting Breast Cancer awareness month by giving their bras to be recycled and raise funds for Against Breast Cancer.

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Britain is not in the top 10 of an international league table measuring the wellbeing of the elderly, which has been compiled by the charity HelpAge International

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Charities have poured cold water on the government’s latest Help to Work scheme, saying they would be "very concerned" if the jobless were forced to work to keep their benefits.

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