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Sunday, 19 March 2017
Dear SpurtleI'm sick of the squabbling as to whether or not Scottish people want another Independence referendum.Politicians have vested interests and pollsters are frequently wrong.Let's settle it...
Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Dear Spurtle Could CEC not consider the imminent St James Centre gap site and the old Royal High School in tandem, then decide to put the hotel(s) on the land released by the former shopping...
Monday, 20 February 2017
Dear Spurtle With regard to your misgivings over redevelopment of the Ross Bandstand and surrounds (9.2.17;15.2.17), recent comments from John Donnelly of Marketing Edinburgh are at odds with...
Thursday, 9 February 2017
Dear Sir/Madam I was fascinated to read the item anent setted streets in the most recent Spurtle (Issue 259).  What neither Edinburgh Council nor LCCC mention is the major contribution to...
Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Dear Spurtle Is the newly released T2 Trainspotting film as big a disappointment to railway enthusiasts as the original? John Eoin Douglas(Spey Terrace)
Wednesday, 7 December 2016
Dear Spurtle Dare we hope – even ironically – for ‘high principles’ and ‘consistency’ from CEC ('No go for tram adverts', 6.12.16)?  Not even in small matters, far less whole streetscapes,...
Thursday, 24 November 2016
Dear Spurtle My recent experience of the Borders Railway shows that the only trains which seem consistently to run timeously are the specials drawn by steam locomotives, some of which are more...
Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Dear Spurtle Tonight I approached a Tate & Lyle heavy goods vehicle illegally parking, half on the pavement, in McDonald Place. It was parked over the entrance to the...
Thursday, 10 November 2016
Dear Spurtle If Brexit is Brexit, that presumably means that Trump is Trump. But will it be a hard Trump or a soft one? John Eoin Douglas(Spey Terrace)
Friday, 28 October 2016
Dear Spurtle In your current issue (No. 256) you refer to JCDecaux bus shelters being criticised for their ‘poor sightlines’.  That's putting it mildly.As anyone who actually uses them will...

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