Torch relay bill update – 128 authorities, £5.5m

128 public authorities spent a combined £5.5m on staging the Olympic torch relay, according to the latest figures being compiled by Help Me Investigate users. The figure – based on Freedom of Information requests to local councils and police bodies … Continue reading

INFOGRAPHIC: Secondary school applications and offers 2013

TweetWe’ve crunched data from the Department of Education on applications being made to secondary schools to put together this infographic on the winners and losers. Read more in our full article.

Discover your council’s Torch Relay spending – and help find out more

We’re opening up our database of £4m of spending based on FOI request responses from 100 local councils and police authorities. As we reported last week, the responses contain some interesting budget decisions – from a specific staff position in … Continue reading

Useful health links for January 9th to January 17th

Here are the health-related links that have caught our eyes between January 9th and January 17th: Regulator chastises managers forcing GP practices to prepare for CQC registration | News Article | Pulse Today – In a move to reassure GPs … Continue reading

Useful education links for October 8th through October 15th

Tweet These are the education links we found interesting between October 8th and October 15th: Ofsted | School inspection policies and protocols – Following the introduction of Ofsted’s new arrangements for inspecting schools from the beginning of September 2012 we … Continue reading

Useful Olympic links for July 25th through July 27th

Here are the Olympic-related links we’ve been looking at over the last week from July 25th through July 27th: The Olympic Torch and how to game an eBay auction | The Albert Memorial is still there – Looking at the … Continue reading