Letters

Spurtle welcomes correspondence from named readers. Anonymous or pseudonymous correspondence will not be published. The Editor reserves the right to cut or adjust letters for reasons of space or clarity.

Tuesday, 4 November 2014
Dear Editor  No one likes to be confronted with a 300% price hike, which I note as you turn your guns on CEC's proposal to increase the rental on allotments (Issue 235). I have had the...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Dear Spurtle  I was fortunate enough to be at last Wednesday’s Stockbridge and Inverleith Community Council (S&ICC) meeting which restored my faith in local democracy. Mr Johnson-Cooper...
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Dear Editor Today, of all days, as the people of Scotland go to the polls to decide our future, the last thing I expected to receive from Companies House when incorporating a company was the...
Thursday, 4 September 2014
Dear Sir/Madam I am getting increasingly confused by the rhetoric of Better Together.They say that if Scotland votes for independence there is ‘no going back’. They also claim that the rest of...
Wednesday, 3 September 2014
Dear Spurtle We recently bought a flat less than 100m from the St Stephen's bell, on Cumberland Street [Breaking news, 2.9.14; 3.9.14]. The hourly chimes are a distinct and established part...
Tuesday, 2 September 2014
Dear Spurtle Re your piece on 27 August ('Council consults on slower city'), one misconception that you have fallen into: slower traffic may be quieter, certainly is safer, but is ...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Dear Editor A question which seems neither to have been asked of nor answered by Alistair Darling and which may greatly influence voting intentions: If Scotland does vote for independence, would...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Dear Sir/Madam Claims that Scotland is being subsidised by England encourage me to vote 'No' in the Independence Referendum.Canny Scots should grab every penny we can. The debate can be re-...
Wednesday, 6 August 2014
Dear Spurtle I, along with many other residents of Cumberland Street (West), have been highlighting the intolerable problem of discarded waste and fly tipping around our communal bins for the past...
Saturday, 2 August 2014
Dear SpurtleThe issue surrounding Sunday deliveries to cash-and-carry giant Batleys (54 depots in England, seven in Scotland) is a relatively simple matter. This enterprise operates in the midst of a...

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