National media briefing: the Space Centre, Creative Support, Combat Stress, Missing People and World Horse Welfare

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Space Centre, a charity in Preston, Lancashire, that provides services for disabled people, has been saved from possible closure after the Creative Support charity stepped in.

See BBC News for full story

The government’s plans to replace sacked full-time soldiers with reservists could create a new wave of former service personnel who need treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, the charity Combat Stress has warned.

See The Independent for full story

Artists such as Damien Hirst and David Bailey have been issued with Stormtrooper helmets from Star Wars and asked to decorate it in their own particular style in order to raise money for Missing People.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Princess Anne has urged people to adopt abandoned horses as she reveals she took in a horse called Annie over the summer from the charity World Horse Welfare in Somerset. 

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

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