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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Oxfam’s international secretariat has made the decision in principle to move its headquarters from Oxford to either Bangkok or Nairobi as part of a wider objective to devolve power from the northern to the southern hemisphere.
The Northern Rock Foundation will close after it failed to reach a funding agreement with Virgin Money, the new owner of the Northern Rock bank.
The Trussell Trust’s Easter Appeal raised more than £50,000 in two days after a backlash on social media to a Mail on Sunday article criticising the charity.
Am I the only person who feels it is slightly dubious that a consultant brought in to the Tory Party to develop a policy, who then becomes a civil servant to help implement that policy then gets a highly paid job to deliver that policy??
Five musicians have lost their court bid to be to be reinstated at the National Theatre after they were replaced with a recorded soundtrack, but have been told by the judge that they have a “strong” case for breach of contract.
The Bath Recreation Ground Trust has decided to apply for leave to appeal last month’s Charity Tribunal decision, which ordered it to replace its board with independent trustees, saying it is “financially unhelpful”.
Maria Miller, the MP who stepped down yesterday as Culture Secretary, has announced that she will donate her £17,000 severance pay to the charity Speakeasy Advocacy, which is based in her Basingstoke constituency.
Charities are focusing too much on using digital tools for fundraising instead of how technology can be used to improve services for stakeholders, a digital expert has warned.