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Thursday, 7 October 2010
Nine senior students and two members of staff at Drummond Community High School are busy planning, organising, fundraising for and delivering activities in two Edinburgh care homes for older people:...
Thursday, 7 October 2010
The words 'Broughton Street' and 'rock legends' don't immediately spring to mind at the same time. However, today is an exception.This morning we stumbled across this webpage in which Radio Forth DJ...
Wednesday, 6 October 2010
It may surprise some readers to know that grapes can be grown in Edinburgh. It certainly came as an eye-opener to this correspondent when I ate some yesterday.John Ross Maclean – a Spurtle team...
Wednesday, 6 October 2010
Another quiet week on the Planning Front.The Conan Doyle pub's application (Breaking news 18.8.10) to repaint the frontage, erect a new sign and window boxes, and install plant at 71–3 York Place has...
Monday, 4 October 2010
Calling all business owners on Broughton Street!A helpful coordinator is required by the Broughton Street Traders’ Association to help Lucy Tanat-Jones with organisation structure and the launch of a...
Friday, 1 October 2010
Unreliable Geographies by Aeneas McHaarNo. 12: Claremont House, Esher, Surrey, England51º 21’ N, 22’ W  Claremont Crescent appears in an 1821 map of Edinburgh by Knox, two years before building...
Friday, 1 October 2010
In Issue 187 we wrote about an intriguing stencilled pavement slab on the North Bridge.Here is a photo of one of the Broughton Street stencilled dogs we mentioned but did not have room to publish....
Wednesday, 29 September 2010
It has been bleetering on the barony all day – a sure sign that the Spurtle is about to be distributed to pubs, clubs, shops, odd nooks, strange corners and all points in-between around Broughton. We...
Wednesday, 29 September 2010
Schools across North Edinburgh and Leith are being urged by Mark Lazarowicz, MP to try and win solar panels in a competition run by British Gas.There will be 750 winners across Britain, which – in...
Tuesday, 28 September 2010
Not a lot of planning news to report this week in Broughton, although one application did catch the eye.Permission is sought to replace 64 windows at 16 Abercromby Place (Ref. 10/02658/FUL). We...

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