Anti-gambling and addiction agencies have welcomed the news that gambling firms that do not meet UK regulatory standards will be banned from advertising in the UK. They are also calling for international agreements.
International development agency Christian Aid is launching a new campaign and fundraising initiative for March 2007 ‚Ä' designed especially for five to 16 year olds, and concerned to help ‚Äúflush out‚Äù poverty. Almost literally.
A Church of England-based urban regeneration charity has launched a new public campaign to tackle poverty in England, in the aftermath of a new churches' report on urban life which said that Britain is divided society.
In the week of doorstep lender Provident Financial's Annual General Meeting, Christian campaigners have taken to the street in the company's hometown of Bradford to tell the public and staff that their profits are based on extortionate lending.