National media briefing: Empty Homes, Star Throwers, WaterAid and Rugby For Heroes

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Burnley in Lancashire has the highest proportion of empty houses in England, according to statistics released by the charity Empty Homes.

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The Star Throwers cancer charity might close because the doctor who set it up to help those given just days to live could being struck off for allegedly giving treatment he was not authorised to give.

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WaterAid ambassador Rachel Stevens, the actor and singer, has visited Ethiopia to meet women who are fighting for equal rights.

See the Daily Mail for full story

A number of rugby stars, including Nothampton’s Ryan Lamb and Worcester and England’s Paul Hodgson, have stripped off for a charity calendar to raise money for the Rugby For Heroes charity.

See the Daily Mail for full story

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