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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Tony Armstrong, chief executive of Living Streets, will take over from Locality’s CEO, Steve Wyler, later this year.
Cancer Research UK's smartphone game to help find a cure for cancer has opened up a new international audience for the charity, with 70 per cent of downloads coming from outside of the UK.
The Advertising Standards Authority has dismissed a complaint against the RSPCA in Scotland, finding it had taken “reasonable steps” to make it clear that it operates in England and Wales in its Christmas appeal advert.
Whilst one can have every sympathy for the difficult job facing the Commission CEO, the Committee request for a figure required by the Commission to regulate effectively is surely a fair one, when the Commission claims it needs more money to regulate effectively.
More than £46,000 has been donated to the JustGiving page of a cyclist who was killed in car crash at the weekend while fundraising for Mind.
BSG Resources Ltd has said that its legal case against Global Witness, which it accuses of breaching the Data Protection Act, will not impede on the organisation's right to "freedom of speech".
The Information Commissioner’s Office has ruled that the Disclosure and Barring Service breached the Data Protection Act by continuing to collect information about low-level convictions, after a charity reported concerns to the data regulator.
Campaigning charities that carry out investigations could find themselves falling foul of the Data Protection Act, charity lawyer Mairead O’Reilly has warned.