National media briefing: Scope, Glosrec, Jon Bon Jovi's charity restaurant and the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Two million disabled people are at risk of losing their welfare support because of the introduction of a 'tick-box medical test', the disability charity Scope has warned.

See The Guardian for full story

Gloucester's Race Equality Council, or Glosrec, has been told it can stay in its current premises for the time being after the threat of legal action forced a rethink over an eviction notice from Gloucestershire County Council.

See BBC News for full story

The US rock star Jon Bon Jovi's Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation has opened a restaurant for the hungry in New Jersey with no prices on the menu – diners can make a donation to cover the cost of the meal or volunteer their time to community groups in lieu of payment.

See Taiwan News for full story

The chef Delia Smith has been named patron of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, the cancer charity.

See BBC News for full story

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