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Thursday, 23 July 2015
SirsThe other day I saw a gentleman wearing a t-shirt with the message:'I ♥ Leith – 'cos there’s no ****ing trams'.Does anyone know where I can get one?Alan G. Melville(Shaw’s Street)•••••SirWe...
Monday, 6 July 2015
Dear Spurtle  I read with great interest your article regarding buses on East London Street ('Bus route needs shake-up, say parents', Issue 242). I emailed Lothian Buses in May and did not...
Monday, 22 June 2015
Dear Spurtle  Further to your piece on the latest George Street Stakeholder Meeting (Breaking news, 15.6.15), here are a few thoughts from someone who attended the meeting.  1. While...
Tuesday, 9 June 2015
Dear Spurtle I recently had an interesting exchange (shorthand for shouting match) with a lady on Fettes Row who objected to my dog widdling on the railings there. I tried to explain to her...
Monday, 8 June 2015
Hello,  I wonder how you pronounce the name ... I have heard Browton, Brawton and even Bruffton. I also have a challenge with Eyre Place. I say Ayr as in Jane Eyre but have heard Ire. Going...
Thursday, 12 March 2015
Dear Spurtle If, as seems increasingly likely, neither the Conservatives nor Labour are able to obtain a parliamentary majority after the General Election, what better way for Alec Salmond to...
Monday, 23 February 2015
Dear Spurtle I write concerning the recent piece on Bellevue's recycling (Breaking news, 21.2.15). It's suggested that City of Edinburgh Council''s apparent lack of concern about the...
Monday, 23 February 2015
Dear Spurtle An update on the plight of professional dog walkers in Inverleith Park (Letters, 14.2.15). It appears they are bound by a Code of Conduct produced by the Council....
Saturday, 14 February 2015
Dear SpurtleCan anyone shed some light on the campaign of harassment currently being waged against dog walkers in Inverleith Park? It appears that, on at least two occasions, professional dog...
Thursday, 5 February 2015
Dear Spurtle   Below is a copy of our email to Essential Edinburgh about the use of the gardens in St Andrew Square. It is heartbreaking to see such a beautiful space vandalized in this way...

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