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 Labour Party will launch a consultation on the future of the charity sector next week, shadow charities minister Lisa Nandy said yesterday.
The Scout Association's annual census shows it has increased its members by 22 per cent to 550,000 in the last ten years.
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!
Catherine Prisk, director of Play England, put herself forward for redundancy after the charity, which until last year was part of the National Children’s Bureau, failed to secure more grant funding.
As much of the London Underground network ground to a halt yesterday, Save the Children, Macmillan Cancer Support and Leonard Cheshire Disability hijacked the Twitter hashtag to put commuters’ frustrations into perspective. Kirsty Weakley takes a look.
Shooting Star Chase and the Woking and Sam Beare Hospices have said that Max Clifford will no longer be acting as a patron for them after a jury found him guilty of eight charges of indecent assault.
The National Trust has launched a renewable energy trading company to sell electricity generated on its land back to its supplier, as part of the charity's plan to save £4m per year on its energy costs.