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 government is in talks with Scottish Parliament to launch a National Citizen Service pilot in Scotland, the minister for civil society has revealed.
Two of the Dove Trust appeals to the Charity Tribunal have been struck out after the judge ruled that the appellant’s prospect of success is “fanciful” and a five-day hearing would be a waste of public money.
Band Aid 30 became the fastest-selling single of 2014 when it was released yesterday, with 206,000 people downloading it, according to the Official Charts Company.
Aid organisation Islamic Relief is among a number of European charities to have been placed on a list of terrorist groups by the United Arab Emirates.
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 Ministry of Justice has awarded a £24m grant to Citizens Advice to provide support to witnesses at court over two years.
Samaritans has promised that all data collected by its Twitter monitoring app will be deleted and the charity will respond individually to people who expressed concern.
Jewish Care has seen its income go up by more than £8m from £45.3m to £54m, mainly due to capital fundraising and the sale of two properties, according to the social care charity’s recently published accounts.
Charities need to stop believing that increasing loyalty engagement with donors will reduce attrition rates and instead focus on improving customer service when people contact the charity, according to a new paper from Donor Voice.