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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A charity at the centre of a multi-million pound tax-avoidance scheme had been investigated by the Charity Commission, but was allowed to continue operating because it had not broken any charity laws.
If Andy Murray and Roger Federer both make it through to the Wimbledon final on Sunday, Oxfam may find itself at odds with the rest of the nation on Sunday as the charity stands to make more than £100,000 if the Swiss player wins.
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.
Friends of the Earth is threatening legal action against the government over plans to cut solar panel subsidies.
A charity founded by Conservative MP Liam Fox and run by Adam Werrity, who are currently at the centre of a political storm about the extent of Werrity’s involvement with the Ministry of Defence, has been removed from the Charity Commission’s register.
Localgiving.com, which provides online fundraising services to small charities, has raised £750,000 for its charities in two days since the launch of a match funding initiative supported by the Office for Civil Society.