National media briefing: the Samaritans, Leonard Cheshire Disability, Diabetes UK and the As-Salaam Trust

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The government has promised to pump £1.5m into research exploring how to prevent suicides among those most at risk of taking their own lives, as part of a new strategy supported by the Samaritans.

See The Independent for full story

Gyms are 'no-go zones' for disabled people, according to a survey carried out for the charity Leonard Cheshire Disability.

See The Guardian for full story

The majority of people with diabetes are not controlling cholesterol levels effectively, putting them at increased risk of heart disease, Diabetes UK has warned.

See BBC News for full story

At least £180,000 has been spent policing protests against the Islamic charity As-Salaam Trust's plans to turn a former scout hut into a community centre in Leicester.

See BBC News for full story

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