National media briefing: Gold Challenge, man held over Help for Heroes 'fraud', Citizens Advice, Papworth Trust

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing
Gold Challenge, a scheme that seeks to use the 2012 Olympics to encourage mass sports participation and raise money for charity, has been launched.
See BBC News for full story

A man who claimed to be a war veteran raising £500,000 for Help for Heroes has been arrested in Cornwall on suspicion of fraud.
See BBC News for full story

Citizens Advice and homelessness charities have reported an increase in problems with housing in the three months to the end of September.
See The Guardian for full story

The Papworth Trust, a disability charity, has called on the government to implement changes to its controversial incapacity benefit tests for the seriously ill and disabled, after the publication of a damning new report.
See The Guardian for full story

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