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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Kirsty Weakley looks at Mercy Ships' new website and other IT new business highlights in April.
Charities could suffer from Labour proposals to protect NHS bodies from privatisation and expand the Freedom of Information Act, NCVO has warned.
A body responsible for setting good governance guidance in the charity sector is consulting on whether to produce a separate code for large charities.
A Jehovah’s Witnesses charity has been refused permission to appeal a Charity Tribunal ruling that had denied it extra time to appeal against the opening of a statutory inquiry.
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 Universities and Colleges Admissions Service broke electronic marketing rules because its admission form made applicants feel they had to permit their information to be used for commercial purposes, an investigation has found.
Despite a The Woodland Trust’s income reached an all-time high of £38.1m in 2014, mostly as the result of a single unexpected legacy, according to its annual report and accounts filed this week.
The total amount given to charity by individual donors was £10.6bn, according to research from the Charities Aid Foundation.