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.
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The Charity Commission launched its new website today, and hopes that the improvements will make it easier to use.
The Canal and River Trust has challenged product design students from Central St Martins university in London to create a collection box “fit for the 21st century” for the charity.
Peter Bennett-Jones has decided to step down as chairman of Comic Relief after 15 years at the helm.
It's a shame we all let donors - and their memory - down sometimes by not being specific or tangible about the impact of their valuable and generous gift.
The Welsh government has opened a consultation on its relationship with the voluntary sector and is looking for views on how it can work in partnership with the sector.
The voluntary sector should create a “data manifesto” that identifies who holds data about the sector and enables the sharing of data, recommends Dame Mary Marsh’s review of leadership and skills in the social sector.
The government has rejected the Legal Services Board’s recommendation that will-writing should be regulated - an announcement which has been branded "extremely disappointing" by Remember a Charity.
Volunteer centres are struggling to pull in funding, according to NCVO, with 63 per cent of those that responded to an annual survey reporting a fall in income last year.