Breaking news

Monday, 17 February 2020
The Post Office plans to privatise its service at 40 Frederick Street on 15 April with the immediate loss of nine jobs. Plans first emerged on 7 January. However, the date for closing the...
Friday, 14 February 2020
This morning, the Spurtle received the following photo of a document, whose source could not vouchsafe its authenticity. As a public service, we have considered it. To the best of our...
Thursday, 13 February 2020
 Obituary: Reverend Peter Macdonald Many across Broughton and beyond have been saddened by the Reverend Peter Macdonald’s sudden death on 12 February.Macdonald became Minister at Broughton...
Sunday, 9 February 2020
4. TO DRESS LAMB’S HEAD With Storm Ciara howling about our ears and snow forecast for the start of the coming week, what better time than this to prepare a hearty, comforting dish that all your...
Saturday, 8 February 2020
 AND THIS ISN’T IT It’s not clear exactly what the latest graffiti at Warriston Junction refers to.It could be Britain’s exit from the European Union, calls for another referendum on...
Friday, 7 February 2020
Too nerve-racking to watch the rugby this weekend? Instead, you could do a lot worse than to visit the BP Portrait Award 2019 at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. It’s a very...
Thursday, 6 February 2020
Hackland + Dore Directors Pension seeks planning permission to knock down the single-storey office building of Hackland + Dore Architects at 16 Annandale Street.The proposal is to replace it with a...
Tuesday, 4 February 2020
The ‘Paolozzis’ returned to Broughton Street this afternoon.The area known as ‘Big Foot Country’ has been without its Manuscript of Monte Cassino since December 2017. At that time, in order to...
Friday, 31 January 2020
As work on the redesign of Picardy Place continues, there has been considerable debate about how well the final scheme will eventually satisfy competing needs. There’s also been social-media...
Friday, 31 January 2020
As you read this, early copies of the February Spurtle are already traipsing their way across the barony like lost tourists in search of something authentic. We begin on Page 1 with a backward...

Pages

Subscribe to Spurtle - Breaking news