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Wednesday, 31 March 2010
Plain-clothed policemen have been hiding behind wheelie bins on McDonald Rd to catch speeding motorists, reported a local newspaper on 30 March.The officers trained speed guns on vehicles outside...
Monday, 29 March 2010
Former Scotland rugby international Donnie Mcfadyen is now designing men's vintage clothing, and selling it through Threadbare on Broughton St.He told Spurtle's Scott Richards how a recent chance...
Friday, 26 March 2010
In line with amended national planning policy, the City of Edinburgh Council has completed an audit of open spaces across the capital.It is now developing a strategy to protect and develop them in...
Friday, 26 March 2010
Two potential sites for new allotments have been identified in Broughton.The sites are shown in the Leith Neighbourhood Partnership Action Plan – part of the Council's new draft Open Spaces Strategy...
Friday, 26 March 2010
When architects Sir Frank Mears Associates presented pre-planning application proposals for land between Broughton Rd and Heriothill, local residents expressed several concerns (see Issue 181)....
Friday, 26 March 2010
Organisers of the 2010 Christian Aid Book Sale are appealing for contributions. They hope to receive books, of course, but also many other items of interest to the collector (for details, see below)....
Wednesday, 24 March 2010
Has your red recycling bin become so cracked and brittle that cardboard falls out of it? Has your recycling sack split with the strain of Liberal-Democrat election literature? Has your blue recycling...
Tuesday, 23 March 2010
The following details arose from the pre-planning application meeting at McDonald Rd Library on 22 March. For locals' initial reactions see Issue 181. Plans can be viewed by clicking on the pdf below...
Monday, 22 March 2010
Food at the National Library of Scotland has improved hugely since Jane St-based caterers Galway Gourmet took over.‘Jaundiced of Claremont’ reports enjoying a biryani there recently. So much so that...
Friday, 19 March 2010
The New Town and Broughton Community Council today responded to the Council's draft (Tranche 1) Traffic Regulation Orders on how Edinburgh streets will change because of  trams.The TROs are...

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