Daily News Roundup – 20 January 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Andrew McDonald: From dealing with MPs expenses to coming to terms with terminal cancer

The Observer

Disease is forcing Andrew McDonald to step down as head of the body that oversees MPs’ pay – but, he says, it’s vital to talk about it.

St Richard’s marks its 30th anniversary

Droitwich Standard

Standard reporter Carl Jackson visited St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester to find out what has made the charity such a special and valued service over the years.

Lottery pays for youth support worker at hospice

Isle of Man Today

A youth support worker has been employed by the Isle of Man Hospice thanks to money from the Manx Lottery Trust.

Work starts on reflection room at Windsor hospice

Slough and South Buck Observer

Work to build ‘The Sanctuary’ at Thames Hospice in Windsor began on Monday and will provide patients and staff somewhere to reflect, think or have some peace away from the inpatient unit.

Closure of weekly lottery could cost cancer charity £1 million

Burton Mail

St Giles Hospice could be forced to pull the plug on its lottery after it emerged the government was planning to restrict the amount of money organisations spend on non-commercial lotteries.

Donations flood in to Steve Evans’ hospice fund

Express and Star

A website to raise money for Compton Hospice in Steve’s name was launched on Saturday night, and within hours it had passed the £2,000 mark.

Great Scot; 5 things to consider for charities that work in Scotland

nfp Synergy blog

Scottish donors think and behave differently to the rest of the UK and fundraising, marketing and communications leaders all need to think carefully about how they vary their products and messages accordingly.

Patients ‘not ill enough’ for care funding

BBC News Scotland

BBC Scotland has discovered further evidence that Scottish people are being wrongly charged care home costs.

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