National media briefing: Council to scrap charity collection points, Help for Heroes, the RSA and Volunteer Cornwall

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Northumberland County Council is set to scrap its charity collection points in a bid to raise an extra £300,000.

See the Daily Mail for full story

A criminal gang have been jailed after pocketing £45,000 they claimed to be collecting on behalf of the armed forces charity Help for Heroes.

See Metro for full story

The government must make sure its plans for working prisons do not follow the American example of profit-led jails that exploit inmates and fail to rehabilitate, a report by the charity RSA warns.

See the Press Association for full story

The chief of the charity Volunteer Cornwall has suggested that the county should consider adopting its own currency to protect its economy in the economic downturn.

See BBC News for full story

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