National media briefing: the Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust, charity could be set up to run York libraries, Mentor Link and Cancer Research UK

Charities in today's national press

National media briefing
National media briefing

A charity set up by the late Sir Jimmy Savile, the Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust, fears it could suffer because of a TV programme that claims the former DJ and TV presenter abused under-age girls.

See the Yorkshire Evening Post for full story

A charity could be set up to run York’s libraries and help meet a £250,000 savings target - City of York Council launches a six-week consultation asking for residents’ views on the city’s library service.

See the York Press for full story

Mentor Link
, a charity in Redditch, Worcestershire, is appealing to men in the area to become mentors. The charity provides volunteer mentors to support, listen and befriend young people in schools.

See the Redditch Advertiser for full story

A woman with cancer said she was "disgusted" at a fundraising letter from the charity Cancer Research UK which was written in the "voice" of the disease.

See Cambridge News for full story





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