Kirsty Weakley

Kirsty Weakley

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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Stone Henge

The new English Heritage charity is expected to launch at the beginning of 2015 and be self-financing within eight years.

Sir Tony Hawkhead, chief executive of Action for Children

Action for Children has appointed Groundwork UK’s longstanding chief executive as its new CEO.

Text Santa raises £4.2m

ITV’s Text Santa Appeal has raised £4.2m so far for the six charities it is supporting this year.

Blue as part of the Big Reunion

As always, bids for the title of Christmas number one have come from far and wide in the name of charity. Kirsty Weakley counts down some of the favourites.

I'm surprised they have omitted the important question of *what* religions these charities are connected with. Surely it is of fundamental interest to know if certain religions are growing or declining, and the current proportion of 'religious charities' which are connected with each of the religions represented?

» NPC: 'It's time to consider the role of religious charities'

Liam Fox steps down as patron of Afghan Heroes

Liam Fox has distanced himself from Afghan Heroes citing a “breakdown in trust” after the charity failed to inform him that it was being investigated by the Charity Commission.

NSPCC faces backlash over letters from Santa

A glitch in NSPCC’s Letter from Santa website has resulted in incorrect personalisation of letters and delays in sending them out.

Sam Younger, chief executive, Charity Commission

The chief executive of the Charity Commission was unable to tell MPs how much money the regulator needs to carry out its statutory duties, despite warning its current budget was not enough.

Further budget cuts for Charity Commission

The Charity Commission’s budget for the next two years has been trimmed again following the Chancellor’s autumn statement with the regulator’s annual budget now set at £20.2m by 2015/16.

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