Reporter , Civil Society Media Ltd 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.
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The Irish government has appointed Úna Ní Dhubhghaill as the first chief executive for the Charities Regulatory Authority and expects the organisation to be set up by the end of 2014.
To celebrate International Women’s Day on Saturday 8 March 2014 more than 400 events took place around the UK, with this year’s theme being ‘inspiring change’. Kirsty Weakley takes a look at how some charities decided to mark the day.
The Advertising Standards Authority has decided to investigate the Pancreatic Cancer Action ‘I wish I had breast cancer’ adverts after receiving more than 100 complaints.
The Electoral Commission has launched an online questionnaire on the Lobbying Act to help it develop guidance.
It is vital that the voices suggesting the change are heard by the ears that need to hear it and until we understand and map that cross functional landscape, collaboration remains purely an aspiration.
The Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust’s application to replace Natwest as the executor of the Savile estate has been dismissed by a High Court judge.
The Advertising Standards Authority has received more than 100 complaints about Pancreatic Cancer Action’s controversial "I wish I had breast cancer" campaign, as the charity announced that the face of the advert died at the weekend.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has warned that fostering and adoption agencies are not transferring data between themselves and local authorities securely enough and need to “take action before it’s too late”.