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Thursday, 7 June 2018
Cornerstone Property Development, the people behind recent proposals for 7–8 Baxter's Place, now seek permission to change the use of the former Royal Bank of Scotland at 2–3a Blenheim Place (Ref. 18...
Wednesday, 6 June 2018
This morning, councillors voted unanimously in favour of taking the application for party flats on Baxter’s Place to a hearing. The Development Management Subcommittee were responding to a call...
Monday, 4 June 2018
 OFFICIAL BACKING FOR PARTY FLATS Back in 2016 we reported Council consent for conversion to domestic use of the former Edinburgh City Football Club at 7–8 Baxter’s Place (Ref. 15/01238/FUL...
Saturday, 2 June 2018
Spurtle visited Comely Bank Cemetery for the first time this morning. It was opened in 1843, and we had hoped to discover a wealth of funerary architecture matching that in the jungles of Warriston....
Friday, 1 June 2018
Here, in more detail than we had room to report in Issue 274, is Tom Hodges, whose return to Edinburgh is marked this evening by the launch of Typewronger Books in gallery space within long-...
Thursday, 31 May 2018
Talk about action-packed! The June Spurtle is out and about from tomorrow, positively bursting at the seams with local news. Page 1 sums up three major stories for north-east Edinburgh and...
Tuesday, 29 May 2018
 CANONMILLS CAMPAIGNERS CALL IT A DAY Organisers of the campaign to save 1-6 Canonmills Bridge (the former Earthy shop) issued a statement to supporters this morning. It’s the end of...
Thursday, 17 May 2018
A new commemorative poppy was launched this morning at Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory on Warriston Road. The Centenary Poppy is embossed in gold with the dates 1918–2018, marking 100 years since the...
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
We’ve become wearily accustomed to to HGVs knocking great lumps off properties around Broughton Street Lane. But a recent low-speed collision on North St Andrew Street takes things to a whole...
Tuesday, 15 May 2018
 CAN YOU HELP POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH? Yang Wang is a second-year PhD student at Glasgow University. His Urban Studies research aims to investigate and geographically visualise residents’...

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