Kirsty Weakley

Kirsty Weakley

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.

Email her kirsty.weakley@civilsociety.co.uk

Follow her on Twitter @KirstyWeakley 

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IT chiefs need to use the same language as the rest of the charity

IT teams need to use business language, not technical language, when developing an IT strategy, to make sure it is understood by the rest of the organisation.  

Missing People finds 100 people after digital campaign

Missing People has found 100 people who were featured on a digital billboard since the campaign launched last year.

John Bird

The former managing director of thankQ has left and will join rival Blackbaud, less than a year after thankQ was bought by Access.

Former Edinburgh umbrella chief to become convenor of SCVO

Shulah Allan MBE will be confirmed as convener of the Scottish Council for Organisations this afternoon, taking over from Alison Elliot who has come to the end of her six-year term.

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.

» Finsbury Park Mosque told its bank account will be closed by HSBC

Human Dignity Trust lodges appeal with Charity Tribunal

The Human Dignity Trust has lodged an appeal with the Charity Tribunal against the Charity Commission’s decision not to register it as a charity, and has garnered the support of other human rights charities.

Pudsey and Terry Wogan

Friday’s Children in Need telethon appeal night raised a record £31m, beating last year’s total by £5m.

Slacktivism report claims that social media campaigns may be 'in vain'

People who indicate their support for a charity in a public way actually donate less than those who support it privately, according to recent research into ‘slactivism’.

Charities told not to ditch print magazines just yet

Print remains an important medium for communicating with supporters, and charities should ask audiences how they want to receive information before abandoning the hard-copy format.

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