National media briefing: lager can portraits for charity, charities in London mayor's waste strategy, the League Against Cruel Sports and an Orwell first edition in an Oz charity shop

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Faces of comedians recreated with Foster’s lager cans will be sold for the benefit of Great Ormond Street Hospital, the National Autistic Society and the National Society for Epilepsy.

See the Daily Mirror for full story


London mayor Boris Johnson has set out plans to create a City Hall version of Freecycle as part of his strategy on waste, which will put Londoners in touch with charities and groups that repair items or help pass them on.

See the London Evening Standard for full story


The League Against Cruel Sports has spent £160,000 on land in Somerset to prevent fox hunting taking place there.

See BBC News for full story


A rare first edition of George Orwell's bleak totalitarian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four has been found in a charity donation bin for Lifeline in Australia

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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