South Ayrshire Council
The value of common good funds created to benefit local communities has plummeted by nearly £8m in four years.
People issued with a fine for dropping litter in eight Scottish council areas faced no chance of being referred to the courts if they simply refused to pay, The Ferret can reveal.
Aerospace and aviation firms operating at Prestwick Airport received £3.5m in grants from Scottish Enterprise over the last five years, The Ferret can reveal.
Scottish taxpayers have given Donald Trump a £110,000 handout to help his £11 million golf business in Ayrshire, The Ferret can reveal.
Paperwork obtained by The Ferret shows charity that denied supporting controversial 'workfare' scheme did in fact benefit from the programme.