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Sunday, 1 August 2010
There are three chances to view the beautiful interior of St Bernard's Well, for free, this month.Volunteers will staff the well-house (by the Water of Leith between Stockbridge and Dean Bridge) on 8...
Saturday, 31 July 2010
Spurtle's August issue (185) was completed yesterday and will be printed todayWe're carrying: the latest news on New Town containerisation, and some New Town residents' response; planning stooshies;...
Thursday, 29 July 2010
Funds worth £2.5 million are available to Scottish youth projects over the next 2 years thanks to a rumbled malefactor.The sum represents the first tranche of some £6.5 million recovered from a...
Thursday, 29 July 2010
Influential New Town interests – including those representing Drummond Place, Northumberland Street and Great King Street – met in City Chambers on Tuesday 27 July to discuss their response to...
Wednesday, 28 July 2010
'The Land and the Sea' is a free exhibition at Out of the Blue, featuring black-and-white photographs by Alastair Cook. His subject is the coast, particularly the north coast of Scotland and the...
Saturday, 24 July 2010
Police seek help identifying a young Edinburgher of Asian or Middle East appearance discovered lying on Northumberland Street  on 21 July around 11pm suffering from a head injury.He may have...
Friday, 23 July 2010
Back in March we reported online how the Council's Transport, Infrastructure and Environment Commitee were consulting on the extension of allotments in the city.Parts of King George V and Pilrig...
Friday, 23 July 2010
This morning, Spurtle received a charming item of unsolicited email which we reproduce below.Why we were targeted is unclear. Perhaps it was just one stirring specialist in search of another.We will...
Friday, 23 July 2010
Many Broughton residents have long been intrigued about the interior of the former 'Gentlemen's Club' at 51–3 East Claremont Street. Many others know exactly what it was like but for reasons of their...
Friday, 23 July 2010
Can any readers tell us more about Margaret 'Peggy' Desmond, an actress, local celebrity, and resident of the former Broughton Court on East London Street (adjacent to St Mary's Primary School)?We...

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