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Wednesday, 25 August 2010
The next meeting of the New Town and Broughton Community Council will be at 7.30pm on Monday 6 September in the Library at Drummond Community High School.For an agenda, click on the pdf below. This...
Monday, 23 August 2010
The Edinburgh World Heritage Trust has disbursed funds for the restoration of a prominent New Town corner-block.Nos 22–22a Dundas Street and the adjoining 37 Northumberland Street were awarded £12,...
Saturday, 21 August 2010
A 31-year-old woman walking from the New Town to Stockbridge was attacked and left unconscious by a man on Friday 20 August between 9:00pm and 11:00pm. Police have appealed for witnesses.The victim,...
Saturday, 21 August 2010
Two Gormleys have again been targeted in fashion make-overs of dubious taste.The figure in the pool at Bell's Mill Weir (pictured right) looked a shade downcast in tarty, mandarin poncho; the figure...
Friday, 20 August 2010
Dundas Street had a 1930s feel to it this lunchtime as young people made their way uphill  in a variety of retro styles.What with the taut ping of elastic braces, the heady scent of Brylcream,...
Friday, 20 August 2010
Ofcom – the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries – has noted the rising profile of hyperlocal websites in the regional 'media ecology'.Their...
Friday, 20 August 2010
In the latest edition of the Broughton History Society Newsletter, Alex Dow tells the story of his family’s connection with a dairy farm at Broughton Point, and with Broughton generally. The photo...
Thursday, 19 August 2010
A slideshow of 1950s images – part of City Libraries' Capital Collection – has gone online. It marks the release tomorrow of Sylvain Chomet's Edinburgh-set film The Illusionist.The photographs –...
Thursday, 19 August 2010
City of Edinburgh Council seeks the public's views on its 'Draft Management Plan for the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site'.The draft – drawn up in partnership with the Edinburgh...
Wednesday, 18 August 2010
Broughton's iconic Conan Doyle public house at 71–3 York Place seeks City Planning permission to instal unspecified new plant downstairs and refresh the exterior: smart black and gold paintwork, an...

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