National Media Briefing: Macmillan Cancer Support, Midlands Air Ambulance, South Essex Rape & Incest Crisis Centre and RockCorps

Charities in today's national news

National Media Briefing
National Media Briefing

More than four in 10 Britons will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives, according to a study by Macmillan Cancer Support.

See The Guardian for full story

A charity worker at the Midlands Air Ambulance headquarters was taken hostage and threatened by an armed gang on her first day in the job.

See the Daily Mail for full story

The rape support charity, South Essex Rape & Incest Crisis Centre, says its future has been secured for the next few years after it received a grant worth £180,000 from the Ministry of Justice.

See BBC News for full story

Pop stars including Diddy, Primal Scream and Kelis performed to volunteers at London's Wembley Arena as part of the RockCorps project, which rewards young people with tickets to music concerts in exchange for four hours volunteering in their local community.

See BBC News for full story

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