National media briefing: Citizens Advice, the Queen's Nursing Institute, Shelter and the Harwich Mayflower Project

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Con artists in the UK are thriving during the recession, Citizens Advice has warned, as financial desperation makes people more susceptible to scams.

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Well-wishers continued to pledge donations to Philip Goodeve-Docker's nominated charity, the Queen's Nursing Institute, after the adventurer died on Sunday during his attempt to cross the world’s second biggest body of ice unsupported.

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Tenancy contracts must be improved to give children more stable homes and avoid disruption to their education, the housing charity Shelter says.

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The Harwich Mayflower Project aims to put Harwich back at the heart of the Pilgrim Fathers story by building a £2.5m replica of the ship that sailed to America in 1620.

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