Wikimedia UK one step closer to charitable status

There was a record-breaking turnout of UK Wikipedians on Sunday 16th October for the 50th London Meetup and an Extraordinary General Meeting of WMUK.   The single resolution passed with 49 votes for, none against and one abstention (including 24 proxy votes).   The resolution adopted a new  “Objects clause” in our constitution to make us… read more »

Our plans for 2012

Wikimedia UK has just published its 2012 Activity Plan. Please have your say! The Activity Plan is an outline of the work we will do in 2012, and the resources we need to support it. It is an important stage in the development of our 2012 Budget. When we’re asking people for money in this… read more »

EGM 16th October – Help us become a charity!

As you all know, since Wikimedia UK was founded, one of our goals has been to become a Registered Charity. The process hasn’t been easy – our activities as set out in our Object don’t easily tick the necessary boxes on the Charity Commission’s checklist. The Board has been doing a lot of work on… read more »

Shaping the future of Wikimedia UK

This weekend, Wikimedia UK board members made strategic decisions about the future of the chapter, at a two-day long, face-to-face board meeting. Steps to strengthen the team were first on the agenda as the board pushed the green button on recruiting full time staff. Currently, we are looking for a Chapter Manager to lead the… read more »