National media briefing: Plymouth Christians Against Poverty, Environmental Protection UK, Barnabus and Mind

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The charity Plymouth Christians Against Poverty has warned people that they should not feel pressured into spending more than they can afford at Christmas.

See BBC News for full story


Britain’s oldest environmental NGO, Environmental Protection UK, has been forced to close due to government cuts.

See The Guardian for full story


The Manchester homelessness charity Barnabus has said the number of people seeking its help has doubled in the past year.

See BBC News for full story


Following the death of Wales football manager Gary Speed, the mental health charity Mind has said the macho culture of football means very few professionals talk openly about mental health problems.

See Metro for full story

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