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Friday, 13 May 2016
Dear SpurtleHolders of free bus passes issued under the National Concession Scheme to elderly and disabled people are currently unable to use them on Night Buses.Whilst Night Buses won’t concern...
Saturday, 7 May 2016
Dear SpurtleUpon reading some big yellow notices today, I was momentarily gratified to learn that Edinburgh Council's Roads Department was planning to do some work in Montgomery Street....
Saturday, 30 April 2016
Dear Spurtle  Walking past St Stephen’s Church this afternoon I was delighted to hear the sound of the clock striking three. True, the clock itself was showing 5pm, and the chimes didn’t...
Friday, 15 April 2016
Dear SpurtleDavid Sterratt’s article ‘Piecing together what's gone wrong’ (12.4.16) was well written, well researched.It seems to me we need a clear detailed explanation (like his) of how safety...
Friday, 25 March 2016
Dear SpurtleFollowing the recent closure of Scotland's last coal-fired power station at Longannet, I wonder if any of your readers have, like me, noticed that their kettle seems to boil less rapidly?...
Wednesday, 9 March 2016
Dear Spurtle Following your article on CEC spending in excess of £40,000 on the KEYFRAMES lights in St Andrew Square [Issue 249, p.1], for me it’s another example of City of Edinburgh Council’s...
Wednesday, 2 March 2016
Dear Spurtle Readers must be weary of the constant recycling of stories about, er, recycling, but it seems to be an issue that just won't go away. According to Edinburgh Council's latest...
Wednesday, 2 March 2016
Dear Spurtle I recently attended the third consultation on the proposals to redevelop the site at the foot of Dundas Street, shortly to be vacated by the Royal Bank of Scotland [see Issue 250]....
Tuesday, 1 March 2016
Dear Spurtle Merci mille fois, City of Edinburgh Council, inter alia, for the latest 'creation' in Essential Edinburgh's theme-park takeover of St Andrew Square. A concatenation of neon-lit...
Thursday, 11 February 2016
To: Bins and Recycling Department Complaints, Edinburgh City Council Dear Sir or Madam Re: Complaint Number: 300868 Further to phoning in this complaint some time ago, as I am...

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