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Wednesday, 30 January 2019
Edinburgh Council’s Development Management Subcommittee meets this afternoon (from 1pm) in a special hearing to consider revised plans for the Foot of Leith Walk. Drum Property Group proposes to...
Monday, 28 January 2019
Edinburgh’s earliest zoo – the Royal Edinburgh Zoological Gardens – was established in 1840 in Broughton Park, on ground now bounded by West Annandale Street, Bellevue Street, Melgund Terrace, and...
Saturday, 26 January 2019
I've recently had the opportunity to check how up-to-date is Spurtle's last article on stair lighting.On a stair with 5 luminaires, one of them was flickering and buzzing constantly. I replaced...
Saturday, 19 January 2019
It’s been six-and-a-half years since we last profiled Kathy’s Knits. Back in July 2012, locals Cathy and Leslie Robb were preparing to open the doors at 64A Broughton Street for the first time....
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Topping & Company Booksellers seeks permission to convert the former Royal Bank of Scotland at 2–3A Bleinheim Place into a bookshop (Ref. 18/10412/LBC). The proposal is for: retail space on...
Tuesday, 15 January 2019
Hopes and concerns were expressed at last night’s New Town & Broughton Community Council about draft proposals for improving George Street and the First New Town (Issue 280). Guest speaker...
Friday, 11 January 2019
 CURIOUSER & CURIOUSER Meet Laura Clifford and Ian Staples, the partners behind Curiouser & Curiouser at 93 Broughton Street. The two began trading here in October 2010, with...
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...

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