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Thursday, 12 October 2017
The pavement area outside Hectors Bar in Stockbridge is now so narrow that you have to stop, to allow oncoming pedestrians or mums with prams to pass by without bumping into each other.After a...
Saturday, 2 September 2017
Dear Spurtle I am staying at the Travelodge in a room directly overlooking Malone's. I have asked to be moved – we can barely speak to each other over the noise from this bar. Even with...
Tuesday, 1 August 2017
Dear Spurtle The long-awaited (surely 'long-dreaded'?) wheelie bins newly installed in London Street are not just ugly: they don't work [Issue 264, p.3]. Despite numerous predictions...
Monday, 31 July 2017
Dear Spurtle  I wonder ... Is there any way that Spurtle can tactfully do anything about the erosion of residencies? I've lived and worked in Broughton since the early 1980s. I joke with...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Dear Spurtle I am a grandfather with a lively 2-year old. Over the summer I have been filling in large gaps in railings across the New Town with long, strong cable ties and a pair of pliers...
Friday, 14 July 2017
Dear Spurtle I must object in particular to the headline used for a recent front page story ('Bid to fix human problems in city centre', Issue 264). The piece, which discusses additional...
Sunday, 28 May 2017
Dear SpurtleThe Conservative bar chart that you featured on 18 May looked to me like the oldest trick in the book, namely an offset zero. But when I plotted it accurately, I found there was more to...
Monday, 22 May 2017
Hi Spurtle For around 4–6 months now, the black skips/bins at the bottom end of East Claremont street have been encroaching on parking spaces more and more. Twinned with the fact the...
Friday, 5 May 2017
Dear SpurtleWhilst attempting to arrange a lift to the Polling Station yesterday morning, I was somewhat discomfited when the Greens told me to walk or use a bicycle.Although I did not vote for them...
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Hi Spurtle I'm a local resident and, having read your April 2017 edition about the Leith Street road closure to vehicles, I would like to put forward another point of view. I mostly walk up and...

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