National media briefing: Life; Alcohol Concern Cymru; boy's charity drawings to be published; Joanna Yeates's friends ride for charity

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Life organisation, which is opposed to abortion in all circumstances and favours an abstinence-based approach to sex education, has been appointed to advise the government on sexual health..
See The Guardian for full story

Alcohol Concern Cymru has claimed there is a "silent epidemic" of heavy drinking among elderly people in Wales, but its figures have been challenged by drinks industry body the Portman Group.
See BBC News for full story

A six-year-old boy who's made thousands of pounds for charity by selling his drawings is going to have his story made into a book, which will raise money for a children’s charity.
See BBC News for full story

The boyfriend and colleagues of murdered landscape architect Joanna Yeates joined a charity cycle ride in her memory, in aid of Missing People, the Red Cross and the RSPCA.
See the Daily Mirror for full story

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