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 kirsty.weakley@civilsociety.co.uk

Follow her on Twitter @KirstyWeakley 

Is this profile up-to-date? If not, please let us know at whoswho@civilsociety.co.uk

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 984) | next | last »

William Castelll, chair, Wellcome Trust

The Wellcome Trust has posted a 15.4 per cent return on its investment portfolio, earning £2.5bn for the year to 30 September 2014.

William Shawcross, chair, Charity Commission

William Shawcross told politicians yesterday that the Charity Commission shares more information with other agencies, including HMRC, than it receives in return and that he would like more information to come the regulator’s way.

Top of the charity pops 2014

Civil Society News is bringing you a festive countdown in the run-up to Christmas. On the tenth day Kirsty Weakley takes a look at some of the charity singles competing for the number one spot this year.

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

NPC has identified six areas for religious charities to consider as the environment in which they operate continues to change.

So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.

» Finsbury Park Mosque told its bank account will be closed by HSBC

CRUK crowdfunding effort flops

Cancer Research UK’s three new crowdfunding campaigns did not manage to raise even 10 per cent of the money the projects needed.

Volunteering platform Do-it relaunches

Online volunteering platform Do-it has been relaunched today by its new owner, the Do-it Trust, with more emphasis on on sharing volunteering opportunities via social media.

HMRC (image credit: Steph Gray)

HMRC is now sharing more and better information with the Charity Commission, Andrew Edwards, head of charities at HMRC, said yesterday.

New Charity Commission powers are a 'must have' say police

Police chiefs told politicians yesterday that new powers for the Charity Commission are essential to help tackle and prevent abuse of charities.

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 984) | next | last »