National Media Briefing: Royal Bank of Scotland Care Homes, Topshop withdraws advertisement, Centrepoint Outreach, aid for Somalia, Scope

Charities in today's national news

National Media Briefing
National Media Briefing

A Royal Bank of Scotland charity care home in Torquay is to close because it is no longer financially viable.

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Topshop has withdrawn an advertisement showing a skinny model after pressure from an eating disorder charity.

See Independent for full story

Volunteers at homeless charity Centrepoint Outreach in a Lincolnshire town have accused the local authority of refusing to recognise the "hidden" homeless.

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British aid agencies are preparing to expand their activities in Somalia to help some of the 10 million people at risk of starvation in East Africa.

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The chief executive of disability charity Scope has warned that disability cuts will have devastating consequences.

See Guardian for full story

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