POVERTY FOR MORE
The continuing fall in the real value of the basic state pension, which is not currently linked to earnings, and the lack of any help for pensioners in the budget is….
NOT TO BE SNORTED AT?
High flying sportsmen in their 20’s are too concerned with blowing money, or snorting it, to be much use as givers to charities….
MORE ON CHARITY SHOPS WASTE
The over-charging of charity shops by councils to collect and then dispose of their waste costs each shop around £400 per annum….
BAD PRESS FOR ONE CHARITY
Age Concern reportedly spent £16.4 million on Hayday, its membership organisation for the over 50’s, to recruit 44,000 members against a target of 796,000….
SUPPORTIVE PRESS FOR OTHERS
Meanwhile Private Eye also reported on the arguably bad decision of a judge who ruled the German car giant BMW could divert a 2,000 year old public bridleway to develop….
MORE FOR THE BIRDS
The Royal Society of the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has bought Wallasea Island, eight miles north of Southend, to develop as a 1,800 acre wetland sanctuary for wild….
SUPPORT ALL THE MR FAYEDS, OR A CHARITY
Those wanting to make donations to charity by buying charity Christmas cards should avoid purchasing them from Harrods, Boots, Marks and Spencer, Next or Cards….