Well, from class sizes to key stage results, from post-16 point scores to children's social services and from Early Years to Special Educational Needs – In Your Area took you right to the heart of education where you live.
In fact we used to tease out the facts, figures, trends and trajectories - right down to ward level - and then pitch them square against the bigger picture.
So from Cockerton to Crawley and from Winstanley to Westminster you were able to see what was best for you and your children, using information about your neighbourhood to compare it to what was going on at constituency, district, local authority, regional and national level.
Sadly, after 23 years, on March 31st 2016 our long relationship with the Department for Education ended. New ways of working and a shift in Government strategy has seen In Your Area decommissioned. Other resources are available, in disparate places, but we don't think things will be quite the same.
Meanwhile, our outstanding code, techniques and abilities, trusted and relied upon by government for over two decades, go from strength to strength. And guess what...