National media briefing: Kaleidoscope, International Fund for Animal Welfare, TimeBank, the Royal British Legion, the BCSE, Alcohol Concern and the Children's Society

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Kaleidoscope, which helps drug addicts in south Wales, is in talks with controversial US campaigner Barbara Harris, who offers addicts cash to be sterilised, to potentially stock some of her leaflets.

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Brian May, the guitarist with rock band Queen, is to receive an award in the House of Lords in recognition of his animal welfare work with the International Fund for Animal Welfare.

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Employers should make it easier for staff to take time off to volunteer, the charity TimeBank has said.

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The Royal British Legion is aiming to boost its Poppy Appeal by releasing a fundraising single of silence, which features celebrities from the world of music, sport and politics, including David Cameron.

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The British Council for School Environments, an independent education charity, will this week call on the government to make more use of empty buildings by turning them into schools.

See The Independent for full story


Millions of children are at risk of neglect because of a parent's drinking and yet the problem is being ignored, a report by Alcohol Concern and the Children’s Society has concluded.

See BBC News for full story

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