National media briefing: Bullying UK, library 'scandal', Tony Blair and Gift Aid, equine charities and the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action

Charities in today's national news

Bullying UK says it will close unless it finds £50,000 of funding in the next two weeks.

See The Independent for full story


Former children’s laureate Michael Rosen says it is a scandal that libraries could be run by charities.

See the Daily Mirror for full story

Tony Blair could receive £1.75m in tax relief if he claims Gift Aid on the proceeds of his forthcoming book, which he is donating to the Royal British Legion, according to an accountant at Grant Thornton.

See the Daily Mail for full story


Equine charities say donations held firm or increased in the first half of the year, bucking the trend for falls in charitable giving.

See Horse and Hound for full story

The Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action predicts public services in Northern Ireland will take a "big hit" from spending cuts.

See BBC News for full story

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