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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...
Monday, 1 February 2016
Dear SpurtleI would like to correct or clarify a comment in your article on the recently approved planning applications for 4B Gayfield Place [Issue 248, 'Objections fail to stop Gayfield basement...
Thursday, 21 January 2016
Dear SpurtleI have to respond to the letter written by S. May of Warriston Road re the rebuilding of the Botanic Cottage in the RBGE ('Hellish old new-build', 22 December 2015).The land on which the...
Wednesday, 13 January 2016
Dear Spurtle We live in close proximity to Old Broughton. There are three recycling bins for paper, cardboard and packaging material. However some very anti-social folk regularily dump...
Friday, 8 January 2016
Dear SpurtleFor the last fortnight anyone living in London Street will be aware of the very large red Mercedes van with very inconsiderate parking habits.Sometimes it parks on the double white lines...

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