National media briefing: the Food Train, SkillForce, the Noah's Ark Trust and Citizens Advice Scotland

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Vandals in Bathgate, West Lothian, have attacked charity vans used by the charity Food Train to deliver groceries to vulnerable elderly people.
See The Scotsman for full story

Training has begun for former members of the armed forces to become mentors in English schools, as part of a scheme run by the education charity SkillForce.
See BBC News for full story

The children’s charity the Noah’s Ark Trust, based in Worcester, has laid off six staff – four bereavement coordinators and two fundraisers – and is making cuts to its services.
See BBC News for full story

A survey by Citizens Advice Scotland has found that many workers are being exploited by employers who ignore the law, and the charity is calling for action to enforce the minimum wage.
See BBC News for full story

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