Reporter , Civil Society Media 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 Conservative Party’s vice-chair has urged the Charity Commission to take action against the Anchor Trust after learning that its chief executive’s pay package totals £420,000.
The Scottish National Party MPs will push Westminster for devolution of powers on welfare payments and business taxes among to the Scottish Parliament.
More than £1m has been raised for charities from the carrier bag charge since it was introduced six months ago.
The Royal British Legion has said that it is working to make sure that its poppy is “never again” used in political campaign material after it appeared on a UK Independence Party candidate’s literature.
The move to longer term funding is great; this is one of the biggest complaints we get from the young people that we work with; they often ask "why is it that as soon as they get a project/activity that we like and benefit from, it gets taken away."
The Association of Charitable Foundations and Charity Commission will collaborate on guidance about funding non-charities, after two foundations funded an advocacy group which appeared to condone terrorism.
WWF has announced a partnership with the international streaming service, Netflix, to produce a new natural history programme to tell the stories of some of the world’s rarest animals and remotest natural habitats.
Ukip would abolish Cabinet Office volunteering programmes and save the government £500m per year by clamping down on 'fake charities', according to its manifesto published today.
The average online donation fell by 8.6 per cent in 2014 to £63.69, according to a survey by fundraising software company Blackbaud - the first drop in the five years the survey has taken place.