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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Google has launched its full range of support for charities in England and Wales, more than two years after launching in the US and promising to bring the package to the UK.
CAF Bank’s operating profit, and thus its donation to its parent, the Charities Aid Foundation, fell by £1.3m last year, as it reveals plans to further diversify its range of services so that it is “less reliant on wholesale interest income” from its deposits.
A Community Development Finance Association scheme to increase access to finance for social enterprises received £12m in new funding yesterday.
London’s annual art fair has raised £840,000 for this year’s beneficiary Marie Curie Cancer Care, exceeding its target by £300,000.
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 Offender Rehabilitation Bill has moved to the House of Commons following its third reading in the House of Lords yesterday, where the minister of state for justice dismissed calls for the government to re-examine reforms to the probation service.
A campaign film that appeared to have been created for the Samaritans and has been viewed by more than 18,000 people, contravenes the Samaritans’ media guidelines, the charity advises, by portraying a suicide attempt.
The Nuffield Trust’s chief executive is to join the Health Foundation in the same role.