National Media Briefing

Some worrying gambling statistics, a plea from Oxfam and good news for a Welsh time banking charity.

Oxfam has claimed that the £6.9bn pledged by some of the world's richest countries to help solve the global food crisis has failed to materialise.
See The Guardian for full story

Gambling charity Gamcare has released figures that show a dramatic increase in calls to its addiction hotline and levels of gambling-related debt.
See The Daily Mail for full story

An autism charity that will be forced to close unless it raises £150,000 by Christmas has received pledges of £20,000 in the past week.
See The Nothampton Chronicle & Echo for full story

A Welsh time banking charity has received a £30,000 grant from the Lloyds TSB Foundation's community programme.
See Wales Online for full story

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