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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Ciaran Devane, chief executive of Macmillan Cancer Support, is to leave after seven years as chief executive to head up the British Council.
The Welsh voluntary sector contributed £3.8bn to Wales’ economy last year, which is 8 per cent of the country's gross domestic product, according to WCVA’s annual statistical resource.
Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!
It has emerged that other Muslim organisations, including the Finsbury Park Mosque, as well as individuals have been informed that their bank accounts will be closed by HSBC.
A man has admitted pocketing £300,000 donated by members of the public who believed it would go to Help for Heroes.
Royal Voluntary Service is planning to make up to 144 redundancies in both its operations and support services teams as part of a restructure.
A coalition of 29 children’s charities and trade unions including Barnardo's and Action for Children have joined forces to call for a restructure of commissioning for children’s services.