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

Follow her on Twitter @KirstyWeakley 

Is this profile up-to-date? If not, please let us know at

« First | previous | Displaying 377 to 384 (of 888) | next | last »

Ri's Albermarle Street headquarters

The Royal Institution may be forced to sell its headquarters in London after refurbishing the building plunged it into financial difficulty in recent years.

Commission may produce a trustees guide to Sorp

The Charity Commission could develop a trustees guide to using the Statement of Recommended Practice when the new version is introduced in 2015, as part of plans to help charity boards understand financial risk management.

Pennies POS unit in the Entertainer

Microdonation charity Pennies has announced that it has hit its £1m donations target with a boost in donations coming in the week before Christmas.

Is a charitable trust the solution to press regulation?

Kirsty Weakley asks whether setting up a charity to oversee the new press regulator is a sensible compromise or a just spiralling bureaucracy.

Whilst one can have every sympathy for the difficult job facing the Commission CEO, the Committee request for a figure required by the Commission to regulate effectively is surely a fair one, when the Commission claims it needs more money to regulate effectively.

» Charity Commission doesn't know how much money it needs

National Children’s Bureau income drops by almost 60 per cent

The National Children’s Bureau income has fallen by 58 per cent as funding streams from government departments came to an end, and the resulting staff restructure has seen 35 members of staff made redundant.

FRSB to investigate causes of complaints about doorstep and email fundraising

The Fundraising Standard’s Board report for 2012 will focus on the causes of complaints about doorstep and email fundraising.

CRUK pulls Manchester Shine event due to falling participation

Cancer Research UK has pulled its Manchester Shine fundraising event for 2013 after attracting 2,000 fewer participants than it had planned for, and will instead hold one big event in London to be more cost-effective.

Canal and River Trust CEO to step down

Robin Evans has announced that he will step down as chief executive of the Canal and River Trust at the end of May 2013, after ten years at the helm.

« First | previous | Displaying 377 to 384 (of 888) | next | last »