National media briefing: Diabetes UK, World Cancer Research Fund, Help for Heroes, big society fund

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

500,000 diabetics are risking blindness by not having annual eye tests, Diabetes UK has warned.
See the Daily Mirror for full story

About a quarter of the 12 million cancer cases worldwide could be prevented with lifestyle changes, says the World Cancer Research Fund.
See Metro for full story

The founder of Help for Heroes, Bryn Parry, has told MPs that the military charity has been regarded with "suspicion" and as an "irritant" by the Ministry of Defence.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

A £100,000 big society fund is to be set up to help support local organisations in Northamptonshire.

See BBC News for full story

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