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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Virgin Money has said it will give the Northern Rock Foundation, which faces closure, £1m per year, for the next five years – but only if £3m can be raised from other businesses in the region.
A prominent Muslim charity leader has warned the Charity Commission that
scrutiny is falling "disproportionately" on Muslim charities because of
Save the Children UK has followed up its controversial First Day advert by visiting the mother and baby who featured one year on.
The Labour Party will launch a consultation on the future of the charity sector next week, shadow charities minister Lisa Nandy said yesterday.
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 Advertising Standards Authority has cleared a Save the Children television advert featuring a real birth, which received more than 600 complaints.
Kirsty Weakley looks at the National Trust's new CRM system, as well as the rest of this month's IT new business wins.
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.