National media briefing: the Mothers' Union, BGC Partners' charity day, Action Against Hunger, Help the Hospices and Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance

Charities in today's national news

Two-thirds of UK parents believe children are exposed to inappropriate content on television before the watershed, according to a poll conducted by Christian charity Mothers’ Union.

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Jonathan Ross, David Coulthard and Johnny Vaughan turned out for city firm BGC Partners’ annual charity day in Canary Wharf.

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The Financial Times has selected Action Against Hunger for its 2010 seasonal charity appeal to readers.

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Help The Hospices is warning that centres such as St Leonard’s Hospice in York and Martin House Children’s Hospice in Wetherby, could see the money they get from central government cut.

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Bill Sivewright has been recruited as the new chief executive of charity Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance, replacing Adrian Way.

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