National media briefing: the NSPCC, Barnardo's, the Children's Society, Blind Veterans UK, the Jersey Family Mediation Service, Butterfly Conservation and 2014 Commonwealth Games volunteers

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The chief executives of the NSPCC, Barnardo’s and the Children’s Society are among the prominent figures urging peers to support an amendment to the Children and Families Bill that would enable young people to stay with their foster families until they are at least 21.

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The widow of the 415th British soldier killed in Afghanistan has finished a year of marathons, running 415 miles to raise money for Blind Veterans UK.

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The Jersey Family Mediation Service is up and running again, 18 months after a lack of mediators forced it to close.

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Exotic butterflies and moths from the continent are colonising Britain, including European long-tailed blue butterflies that have been spotted in Wiltshire, Kent and Sussex, the charity Butterfly Conservation says.

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The army of 15,000 volunteers enlisted for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will be known as Clyde-siders, the organiser, Glasgow 2014, has announced. 

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