National media briefing: Councils in Wales setting up charitable bodies, Christian Institute, Meningitis Trust and Diabetes Trust

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Some councils in Wales are examining setting up charitable bodies to cut costs to run leisure centres and swimming pools.

See BBC News for full story

Two peers have hit out at a "cruel" and "vicious" campaign run against them by the Christian charity the Christian Institute, which claimed they wanted to make sex education compulsory for five-year-olds.

See Press Association for full story

Children who have fought meningitis are being denied the extra help they need at school because the system does not recognise their problems, the Meningitis Trust has warned.

See Telegraph for full story

The number of diabetes sufferers in Britain has risen by 50 per cent in just five years, fuelled by soaring levels of obesity, according to Diabetes UK.

See Daily Mail for full story

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