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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 Anonymous or pseudonymous correspondence will not be published.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.

Thursday, 7 April 2011
Dear EditorRegarding the article in your paper [Issue 190] about the proposed sale of the Assembly Rooms and maybe its transformation into  a shopping centre, how sad a day will that be?I...
Monday, 28 February 2011
Dear Sir/Madam, I was surprised to see that the builders are in at the Waverley Stepsinstalling a very expensive escalator. As it is only uninformed tourists (generally overweight...
Tuesday, 18 January 2011
Dear Sir/Madam Now that the snow has melted of its own accord and warmer days arewith us, isn't it time for councils to tidy up the mess left followingtheir belated attempts to clear the streets?...
Monday, 6 December 2010
Dear Sir/Madam, The almost complete stoppage of national life occasioned by the current spattering of snow is scarcely believable. When I was a child, our schools were kept open by every janitor,...
Monday, 6 December 2010
Dear Spurtle, I don't know if you've heard about the Council's proposals for the Assembly Rooms – to effectively privatise the ground floor and turn it into boutique shops and a 'fine dining'...
Wednesday, 3 November 2010
Dear Spurtle,By chance I found your thrilling request for information regarding Peggy Desmond [Issue 185]. Having spent my formative years in Broughton Place, I have vivid memories of the many...
Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Dear Spurtle, Very glad to contact you! Datong Coal Industry Jinyu Kaolin Chemical Co., Ltd.  is one of the largest professional manufacturer of calcined kaolin (Anhydrous Aluminum...
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
Dear Sir/Madam,POLICING FOR THE NEW ORDERThe ConDem Government has taken leave of its senses by intending to significantly cut expenditure on policing.Do they not realise that a much thicker 'thin...
Wednesday, 13 October 2010
Dear Spurtle,I was born in No. 7 New Broughton in 1931 and for many years have been trying to find a photograph of the area from that time.I always said that New Broughton must have been new in the...
Tuesday, 14 September 2010
Dear Editor, I see Fiona Manson is researching and looking for photographs of her grandfather's grocery shop which once stood on the corner of Rodney street and Heriot Hill Terrace (Breaking...

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