Raided reserves, extra staff, and lots of bunting: how did your council foot the £13m torch relay bill?

By Carol Miers, Juliet Ferguson and Paul Bradshaw Funds intended for maritime festivals, economic development, council reserves and food markets were among pots which were raided to pay for torch relay bills, according to an investigation by Help Me Investigate … Continue reading

Useful Olympic links for July 3rd through July 6th

Here are the Olympic-related links we’ve been looking at over the last week from July 3rd through July 6th: London 2012: even Beijing didn’t put an army on the gates – Olympic Torch storm: locals shunned in favour of corporate … Continue reading