Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity, is launching an advertising campaign that claims anyone could lose their home this Christmas as the Government prepares to make cuts to housing budgets.
Diners in Bristol are being asked by a number of city restaurants to support local homelessness charities, including the Bristol Soup Run Trust, by adding an optional £1 to their bill during November and December.
Charities including mental health organisation Mind have criticised new research presented by employment minister Chris Grayling that says three out of four people applying for sickness benefit are fit to work.
Cornish disaster aid charity ShelterBox is sending a response team to help in Benin, west Africa, which has been hit by flooding.
As the number of reported cases of cholera in Haiti drops, aid agencies including SOS Children’s Villages, are warning against complacency.