National media briefing: the Children's Society, Alzheimer's Society, Shelter and the Stroke Association

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Girls fleeing forced marriages and child survivors of massacres are facing a "culture of disbelief" from UK Border Agency officials, the Children’s Society has concluded.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The television presenter Sir Michael Parkinson is appearing in a campaign to urge people to talk about dementia that is led by the Department of Health and the Alzheimer’s Society

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The housing charity Shelter has called for more security for tenants as a survey says that the cost of renting rose to a record high in August.

See BBC News for full story

Suffering a stroke can have a drastic impact on a patient's finances, the Stroke Association has warned.

See the Press Association for full story


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