National media briefing: Home-Start, the Railway Children, the Dogs Trust, the RSPCA and the National Trust

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Home-Start, the parental support charity, says it might have to close projects involving hundreds of families in Birmingham if the city council cuts funding.

See BBC News for full story

A new report by the Railway Children charity says that more needs to be done to help young people who feel they have no choice but to run away from home.

See BBC News for full story

All puppies will be fitted with microchips to make it easier to trace the owners of dangerous dogs, the government says, after charities including the RSPCA and the Dogs Trust called for compulsory microchipping. 

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The National Trust has banned the Heythrop Hunt from parkland created for hunting in the 17th century, following the controversial prosecution brought by the RSPCA.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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