The latest in our #SoldFromUnderYou series looks at the battle on the ground to save public spaces
Explore the literal cost of austerity in our interactive map showing more than 12,000 public buildings and spaces sold by cash-strapped councils
Our investigation reveals Peterborough Council may have used £23 million raised from selling public assets to help pay its running costs, which is forbidden under government regulations.
Libraries, playgrounds, and community centres are being sold by councils as they struggle to stay afloat, with many using the proceeds to pay for redundancies
A four-month investigation reveals the steep rise in councils across the country racking up debt to finance real estate purchases
As councils become major players in the UK property market, purchases worth hundreds of millions of pounds are being signed off behind closed doors without public scrutiny.
Fifth county council at risk with independent reviewers stating need for “radical overhaul”
The Bureau reveals more councils are under severe financial strain
Councils digging deep as spending cuts bite