National media briefing: Breakthrough Breast Cancer, Living Streets, the Severn Area Rescue Association and Jemima's Gift

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Breakthrough Breast Cancer has called for the same genetic testing criteria to be in place in Scotland as in England and Wales, after the Hollywood actor Angela Jolie’s admission about her surgery.

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Today’s generation of schoolchildren is being set on a path towards future illness by parents who insist on driving them to school, according to a new report by the charity Living Streets, which is being released today to mark Walk to School Week.

See The Independent for full story


The river rescue charity Severn Area Rescue Association has said it could be forced to close its station in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, because of a "significant fall" in donations.

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The family of a 10-year-old girl who died in a skiing accident in Austria has raised almost £20,000 for the charity Jemima’s Gift, which has been set up in her memory.

See BBC News for full story

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