National media briefing: Mo Farah's charity auction, The Outward Bound Trust, the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund, Bullybusters and Diabetes UK

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Usain Bolt stormed the stage at Mo Farah’s charity auction at the Grosvenor Hotel in London on Saturday and got the crowd to up the bid for his training shoes to a final total of £39,000.

See The Sun for full story

The Duke of York overcame his "sense of trepidation" to abseil down the Shard, the tallest building in Europe, to raise money for educational charity The Outward Bound Trust and the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund.

See the Belfast Telegraph for full story

The charity Bullybusters is to provide Merseyside schools with their own anti-bullying tsars in a bid to beat the bullies.

See the Liverpool Echo for full story

Diabetes UK has accused Stafford Hospital of failing in its duty of care for diabetic patients because it does not have a specialist foot care team.

See This is Staffordshire for full story


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