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Thursday, 11 October 2018
The Collective art gallery announced today that it will reopen in its new home on Calton Hill at 10am on 24 November. The centre for contemporary art will occupy old Observatory structures as...
Sunday, 7 October 2018
For reasons which are not immediately obvious, Cornerstone Property Development has applied for the second time in 12 months for a change of use at 2–3a Blenheim Place from bank to hostel (Ref....
Saturday, 6 October 2018
The Thistle Property Group has returned to the Planning fray with a new design for the old Canon Mill at 1–3 Canon Street (Ref. 18/07826/FUL).Previous proposals lodged in January were withdrawn...
Friday, 5 October 2018
As reported in Issue 278, for the last few nights, roadworks at the Rodney Street/Broughton Road junction have been in full swing.The scene has been characterised by vast machines ripping up the...
Saturday, 29 September 2018
Autumn is here, and so is the October Spurtle.Spreading silently across the barony like freshly made coffee leaking from a thermos into the deepest recesses of your briefcase, Issue 278 brings to you...
Friday, 28 September 2018
Broughton Scouts, who celebrate 100 years of local Scouting in 2019, have found themselves unprepared for sweeping changes to school janitor contracts resulting in the doors to their school hall...
Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Tesco on Broughton Road want to change the hours during which it can deliver on Sunday mornings. Yet again. The latest application (Ref. 18/07477/FUL) seeks to amend an earlier permission (Ref....
Monday, 17 September 2018
If you complete just one online Council consultation exercise this year, make it this one. It has the potential to transform how we reach, linger in and traverse the city. Get it wrong, and...
Thursday, 13 September 2018
DAVID STERRATT GETS DEEP DOWN AND DIRTY Breakfast spoiler alert: Article contains graphic images of an overflowing drain.Recently, we had an unpleasant issue with overflowing drains at the...
Saturday, 1 September 2018
 ‘What is this life if, full of care,  We have no time to stand and stare?’ What would the poet W.H. Davies have to say about so many who now seem umbilically affixed to their...

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