National media briefing: south-east England volunteers, the YMCA, Dominic's House, Project Mobility, and Transport for All

Charities in today's national news

National Media Briefing
National Media Briefing

More people in south-east England volunteer than anywhere else in the country, according to the latest figures.

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The retiring Bishop of Lincoln, the Rt Revd Dr John Saxbee, has spent the night sleeping rough as part of an event organised by the YMCA to mark the start of Poverty & Homelessness Action Week.

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Peter Andre has scrapped plans for a fundraising gig because he has been invited to the royal wedding instead, charity organisers for autism group Dominic’s House claim.

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A team of British soldiers, all of whom were seriously injured in Iraq or Afghanistan, has been assembled by the charity Project Mobility to take part in one of the toughest car rallies in the world.

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Disability charity Transport for All says the new Routemaster bus is "completely inaccessible" for users of large wheelchairs.

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