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Wednesday, 2 December 2015
Dear All [E-mail to: Cllr Lesley Hinds, waste@edinburgh.gov.uk, Cllr Angela Blacklock, Cllr Nick Gardner, Cllr Marion Donaldson, Cllr Lewis Ritchie; cc. Broughton Spurtle, New Town Clean Streets...
Friday, 2 October 2015
Dear Spurtle I've followed with interest your coverage of the proposal to convert the former Royal High School (RHS) to a luxury hotel. Although I have issues with some aspects of the new...
Friday, 2 October 2015
Dear Spurtle As every reader knows, Duddingston House Properties' controversial plans to transform the old Royal High School into a 'world class six-star hotel' are subject to the approval of...
Saturday, 5 September 2015
Dear SpurtleEdinburgh City Council has two options before it.The hotel option requires bulky new bedroom blocks, one in particular intruding into important views of Calton Hill and the School. This...
Saturday, 15 August 2015
Dear Sir/MadamI am appalled to hear that Edinburgh Council is to throw yet more money at lawyers in order to provide free legal representation for former staff and councillors at the Tram Enquiry.For...
Monday, 10 August 2015
Looks as though this bin outsisde 83 Bellevue Road has become a magnet for dumping dog dirt. Not sure what the dog owners expect will happen to the bags, but they won't be removed by the bin...
Monday, 10 August 2015
Dear Sir/MadamIt is often said that only the best is good enough for the Queen and this is no doubt why Her Majesty will be hauled by a steam locomotive as she opens the Borders Railway. What is...
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
Hi SpurtleI read your article with interest and a degree of sadness that the reinstatement of the riverbed Gormley statues has still to be resolved (Breaking news, 15.7.15).However, over the past...
Thursday, 23 July 2015
SirsThe other day I saw a gentleman wearing a t-shirt with the message:'I ♥ Leith – 'cos there’s no ****ing trams'.Does anyone know where I can get one?Alan G. Melville(Shaw’s Street)•••••SirWe...
Monday, 6 July 2015
Dear Spurtle  I read with great interest your article regarding buses on East London Street ('Bus route needs shake-up, say parents', Issue 242). I emailed Lothian Buses in May and did not...

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