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Thursday, 10 January 2019
Pickles is an all-white neutered male with green eyes. He’s three-and-a-half years old. He isn’t wearing a collar, but has been micro-chipped. He ought to be at home in Bellevue Road,...
Thursday, 10 January 2019
Good news! Readers will remember our report in late November about the 18.5m telecommunications mast newly installed on Broughton Road. The siting had caused upset among many locals who...
Monday, 31 December 2018
We were first alerted to the red-shoed crow by @markalexander_m on Twitter four days ago. It appears along the cycle path between Tesco and St Mark’s Park, just after Warriston Junction, on the...
Sunday, 30 December 2018
The reality of this season of goodwill often fails to match the expectation, but here instead is a minor cause for festive optimism. We first featured news of a bright new future for the ...
Saturday, 22 December 2018
Today is a milestone in Broughton’s recent cultural history. When  its doors close at 6pm this evening, it will be the end of Edinburgh Printmakers’ three decades at 23 Union Street. ...
Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Judging by the content of social media over recent weeks, we’re all going to hell in a handcart. Edinburgh citizens are railing about the pros and cons of ever increasing tourism, the...
Sunday, 16 December 2018
Many locals have a soft spot for Broughton Place. There’s a satisfying confluence to it, an odd higgledy-piggledy, tumble-down descent leading to a pool of Georgian grandeur at the bottom. ...
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Edinburgh Police today named the girl whose body was found on Calton Hill on 8 December. Fifteen-year-old Mhari O’Neill’s death is currently unexplained, and Police are asking for the public’s...
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Scottish Gas Networks has announced plans for a major 26-week project to replace mains along Broughton Street and two offshoots.Phase 1 work will start on 7 January and last for 12 weeks. Broughton...
Monday, 10 December 2018
Save Leith Walk campaigners have urged locals to reject Drum Property’s revised scheme for Stead’s Place. As reported HERE last week, the developers have tweaked their first design, most notably...

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