Kirsty Weakley

Kirsty Weakley

Reporter , Civil Society Media from May 2011

Kirsty joined Civil Society Media in May as a reporter after completing a journalism course at Kingston University.

She has a degree in history from Swansea University where she ran a painting and decorating project helping vulnerable adults for Discovery Student Volunteering. She also lived in France for six months and speaks fluent French.

Email her kirsty.weakley@civilsociety.co.uk

Follow her on Twitter @KirstyWeakley 

Is this profile up-to-date? If not, please let us know at whoswho@civilsociety.co.uk

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 1099) | next | last »

Claire Hazle, head of digital, Marie Curie

Marie Curie set out to improve its use of digital after realising that it was “limiting its future” by neglecting it, and increased online donors and time visitors spent on the site by a quarter, its head of digital said yesterday.

Amnesty trials virtual reality headsets for street fundraisers

Amnesty International UK has given street fundraisers virtual reality headsets so they can show the public the impact barrel bombing has had in Syria.

Unicef

Unicef has launched a challenge to encourage companies to create new wearable technology to solve health problems for new mothers and young children.

War Child UK plans to almost triple its income in five years

War Child has embarked on an "ambitious" growth plan to increase its income to £20m by 2019.

So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.

» Finsbury Park Mosque told its bank account will be closed by HSBC

NCVO to review charity sector's relationship with the European Union

NCVO has launched a review to find out how much membership of the European Union benefits the voluntary sector to inform David Cameron’s renegotiation and referendum debate.

FRSB launches investigation after fundraisers were accused of hounding a 92-year old poppy seller to death

The Fundraising Standards Board will investigate allegations that poppy seller Olive Cooke committed suicide after being overwhelmed by fundraising requests, it said this morning after receiving a direct appeal from the Prime Minister.

Paula Sussex

Charity sector representatives yesterday urged Paula Sussex, chief executive of the Charity Commission, not to change the regulator's guidance on campaigning, but she refused to rule out a review.

Seaton Delaval (image credit Phil Lindsay)

The National Trust is seeing “powerful results” from using benchmarking tools to help its property managers understand their local audience, with one property seeing a three-fold increase in the number of visitors to an event.

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 1099) | next | last »