National media briefing: the British Heart Foundation, Safe and Secure Online, the NSPCC, the Gaddum Centre and the Clatterbridge Cancer Charity

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Britain’s supermarkets are "out of control" when it comes to portion sizes, which are double what they were 20 years ago, according to a study by the British Heart Foundation.

See the Daily Mail for full story

Research by the charity Safe and Secure Online suggests that nearly one in five children aged between 9 and 11 have met with someone they had first encountered on the internet.

See BBC News for full story

The NSPCC has reported a 15 per cent rise this year in the number of calls it receives from members of the public expressing concern about children's welfare.

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Two charities in the north west of England, the Gaddum Centre and the Clatterbridge Cancer Charity, are among eight good causes to share more than £60,000 from Newman's Own Foundation, the charity set up by the late Hollywood movie star and philanthropist Paul Newman.

See ITV News for full story

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