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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Umbrella bodies have agreed with the Public Accounts Committee's verdict that the Charity Commission needs reform, but have hit out at its “unhelpful” and “irresponsible” language.
Cancer Research UK has unveiled a smartphone game that it hopes will speed up the analysis of gene data, necessary in research into cancer cures, as people play it.
Kirsty Weakley looks at Coram's new move to efficiency, as well as the rest of this month's IT new business wins.
So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.
The UK Council for Child Internet Safety is compiling a list of ‘safe’ websites for internet service providers, after a number of charities were blocked when tougher filters were introduced at the end of last year.
Dogs Trust will open a £7.2m eco-friendly re-homing centre in Essex this summer.
Acevo and NCVO have vowed to scrutinise the impact of the lobbying bill after it was passed by the House of Lords last night, without reinstating two amendments which would have reduced its impact on charities.