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Wednesday, 30 June 2010
City of Edinburgh Council communication officers are keen to raise awareness of recycling opportunities across the capital, and have contacted Spurtle with the results of a recent survey.Researchers...
Wednesday, 30 June 2010
In Issue 184 we reported Andrew Dickie's spectacular new addition to the list of late late-presented Christmas trees.Here it is in all its splendour, as snapped at the scene on West Annandale Street.
Wednesday, 30 June 2010
In Issue 184 we reported the rose garden at the corner of Bellevue Place, officially owned by the Council, unofficially maintained and repaired at her own expense by local resident Christina Thomson...
Tuesday, 29 June 2010
Issue 184 will be printed this evening, ready for distribution on 1 July through such Broughton outlets as  pubs, clubs, learned societies, beauticians, bookshops, schools, newsagents, cafés,...
Friday, 25 June 2010
Here at the Spurtle we relish all communications from readers, the more criminally intended the better.This evening, an unsolicited offer came from a perfect stranger which so perfectly combined...
Friday, 25 June 2010
Glenogle Baths will reopen to the public on Friday 2 July after a 20-month refurbishment, reports David Mackie.  All the new facilities will be free on that day.The unique character of the baths...
Thursday, 24 June 2010
It's the oldest trick in the book – a practical joke so ancient we thought it could survive these days only within the pages of the Beano.Not so. Juvenile patrons outside the Barony Bar have been...
Wednesday, 23 June 2010
An article in today's Evening News has provoked a furious response from Richard Jeffrey, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Trams. He denies the suggestion in the first two paragraphs of 'Leithed Out' that...
Wednesday, 23 June 2010
'Coffee makes us severe and grave and philosophical,' announces the A-board outside Artisan Roast on Broughton Street.Does this explain the Swift-loving retailer's recent decision – alone among local...
Wednesday, 23 June 2010
Pride Scotia – the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-gender communities' annual celebration of sexual diversity – kicks off on Saturday 26 June.Assembly will be in East Market Street from 12.30pm,...

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