National media briefing: the NSPCC's ChildLine, the Sutton Trust, the East Lancashire Hospice and the RNLI

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

ChildLine plans to close a call centre in Swansea in favour of a new base in Cardiff offering online counselling, one of a number of proposed closures in the UK by the NSPCC’s telephone helpline.

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Giving children feedback improves standards in schools more effectively than reducing class sizes or setting homework, according to a new guide by the education charity the Sutton Trust.

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Equipment seized in a police raid on a cannabis factory, including dehumidifiers and heaters, has been given to the East Lancashire Hospice charity to be sold in its five shops.

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John Porter, a charity fundraiser who is believed to have raised about £200,000 for the RNLI over the past 30 years, has been presented with a special award by the Duke of Kent, the president of the lifeboat charity.

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