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Monday, 26 November 2018
 BEFORE YOU READ THIS, READ THIS WAS PHONE MAST BUILT IN THE WRONG PLACE? Redbraes residents are up in arms about a new telecommunications mast, which appeared this summer on the south...
Friday, 23 November 2018
The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh will hold a second public consultation at 20A Inverleith Row on 10 January to seek views about a major programme of redevelopment and refurbishment at its NE...
Thursday, 22 November 2018
In the run-up to World AIDS Day, Broughton-based charity Waverley Care has launched its Tartan Ribbon Online Auction. It now seeks bids on everything from appearing as a character in a...
Wednesday, 21 November 2018
 FIRST LOOK INSIDE EDINBURGH’S INSPIRING NEW GALLERY COMPLEX On a morning of scudding sunshine and showers, Collective Gallery today admitted Press and friends to its new home on Calton...
Monday, 5 November 2018
Typewronger Books – the typewriter repair service, micro-bookshop, events space, and now independent publisher – is one year old today. Spurtle congratulated proprietor and human dynamo Tom...
Friday, 2 November 2018
The Lord Provost, Frank Ross, unveiled a commemorative flagstone this morning to honour the bravery of a First World hero. Sapper Adam Archibald, was born at 24 Shaw's Street in 1879, and later...
Wednesday, 31 October 2018
As you read this, the latest Spurtle has been written, printed, folded, and carefully counted into piles ready for wind-powered distribution across Broughton and beyond.Issue 279 kicks off with some...
Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Removal of 52 trees from East Princes Street Gardens has prompted outrage on social media. The ensuing argument centres around the National Galleries of Scotland, which received consent for the...
Tuesday, 30 October 2018
If you’re craving a dash of colour and outdoor drama at the moment, you’ll find them locally in what’s perhaps a rather unexpected setting.Bond Chartered Accountants stands discreetly at the western...
Monday, 29 October 2018
In Issue 275 we reported the imminent arrival at 2 Dundas Street of L’escapade – a bistro bar in premises formerly occupied by the café Glass & Thompson. That ‘exciting new journey’ piloted...

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