National media briefing: Focus 12, the National Trust, Child's Play and the Milton Keynes Bereavement Service

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The singer Boy George has become a patron of Focus 12, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation charity based in Suffolk.

See BBC News for full story

The Thomas Hardy Society has accused the National Trust of "grossly neglecting" the upkeep of the author’s Dorchester home.

See the Daily Mail for full story

In the US, sales of the third Humble Indie Bundle, a pay what you want collection of independently developed computer games that invites supporters to decide how their contributions will be split between the developers and the American children's hospital charity Child's Play, broke the $2m mark on its final day on sale.

See The Independent for full story

The Milton Keynes Bereavement Service, which was due to close because of council cuts, has been reprieved after the town’s Sainsbury’s named it its charity of the year.

See BBC News for full story

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