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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Amnesty International UK has given street fundraisers virtual reality headsets so they can show the public the impact barrel bombing has had in Syria.
Unicef has launched a challenge to encourage companies to create new wearable technology to solve health problems for new mothers and young children.
War Child has embarked on an "ambitious" growth plan to increase its income to £20m by 2019.
NCVO has launched a review to find out how much membership of the European Union benefits the voluntary sector to inform David Cameron’s renegotiation and referendum debate.
I'm surprised they have omitted the important question of *what* religions these charities are connected with. Surely it is of fundamental interest to know if certain religions are growing or declining, and the current proportion of 'religious charities' which are connected with each of the religions represented?
The Fundraising Standards Board will investigate allegations that poppy seller Olive Cooke committed suicide after being overwhelmed by fundraising requests, it said this morning after receiving a direct appeal from the Prime Minister.
Charity sector representatives yesterday urged Paula Sussex, chief executive of the Charity Commission, not to change the regulator's guidance on campaigning, but she refused to rule out a review.
The National Trust is seeing “powerful results” from using benchmarking tools to help its property managers understand their local audience, with one property seeing a three-fold increase in the number of visitors to an event.
Rob Wilson has been reappointed as minister for civil society, the Cabinet Office said yesterday.