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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The new English Heritage charity is expected to launch at the beginning of 2015 and be self-financing within eight years.
Action for Children has appointed Groundwork UK’s longstanding chief executive as its new CEO.
ITV’s Text Santa Appeal has raised £4.2m so far for the six charities it is supporting this year.
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?
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.
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.
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.