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 Royal National Institute of Blind People has developed software that integrates text-to-speech technology with Freeview plus set top boxes.
Would you hand your PC desktop background over to advertisers if it was fundraising for a good cause? That is just what one New Zealand organisation is asking. Kirsty Weakley takes a look.
Yorkshire Air Ambulance is the latest air ambulance service to issue a warning that bogus clothing collections are still being carried out despite three collection companies being shut down by the Insolvency Service at the end of last year.
Freedom from Torture has launched a campaign to raise awareness of torture around the world by placing mock job adverts in the recruitment sections of two newspapers.
It's a shame we all let donors - and their memory - down sometimes by not being specific or tangible about the impact of their valuable and generous gift.
British Waterways has spent £23,730 on the balloons, bunting and stickers for the launch of the Canal and River Trust this summer.
Mencap has launched a digital version of its spelling competition enabling contestants to take part online and raise money for the charity by collecting online sponsorship.
Charities should “step back from the storm in the teacup” and, instead of asking the government to reverse its decision on the charitable tax relief cap, should campaign for broader reform of the tax system, according to tax researcher Richard Murphy.