A major developer which bought land from a golf club will not have to build affordable housing due to a "loophole".
August 20, 2021
Health officials for Glasgow and Clyde issued different Covid-19 isolation instructions to those in place in the rest of Scotland, The Ferret can reveal.
December 17, 2020
Two Scottish councils have loaned millions of pounds to an English council which borrows far more than any other council in the UK and gambles most of it on speculative solar power investments.
May 31, 2020
Over 170,000 litres of a weedkiller officially classified as a probable cause of cancer have been widely used by local authorities across Scotland in the last five years.
January 12, 2020
Parents in parts of Scotland face bills of up to £3,000 because councils are refusing nursery funding for children who postpone starting primary school.
November 6, 2019
Four Scottish local authorities have renegotiated or are renegotiating debts with commercial banks in a bid to save millions each year in interest payments.
October 20, 2019
Two Scottish local authorities who spent over £42,000 of funds meant for the “common good” on boozy receptions have been accused of delivering a "kick in the teeth for hard working families".
October 13, 2019
Critics say Common Good Funds should be used exclusively for community benefit as we reveal councils used cash to fund foreign flights.
September 27, 2019
New data has revealed that Scottish councils have sold off more than 100 football pitches, which has been blamed on increased funding pressures.
June 4, 2019