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Friday, 9 April 2010
The Scottish Book Trust has launched awards for 3 teenaged writers aged 14-17.Participants will be mentored over 7 months by Cathy Forde, author of Sugarcoated, SKAARS and Firestarter. She'll help...
Wednesday, 7 April 2010
A free circus day day for children will run at Out of the Blue from 11am to 4.30pm on Saturday 10 April.The event – to include trapeze lessons, face painting and a short show by Strangebird Zirkus –...
Tuesday, 6 April 2010
The City of Edinburgh Planning Committee has granted permission to turn the modern office block at 73 Logie Green Road into a residential care home (Ref. 10/00228/FUL).The scheme, reported in '...
Thursday, 1 April 2010
Local rock bands Ascendant (pictured), Sneaky Monkey, and Sugar Rush will star in a concert hosted by Drummond CHS on 22 April. ESRE (Edinburgh Schools Rock Ensemble) will guest.Event Manager...
Thursday, 1 April 2010
Spotted at 4.30pm today: Broughton Street OPEN TO TRAFFIC IN BOTH DIRECTIONS.
Thursday, 1 April 2010
McDonald Road LibraryFriday 2 April: CLOSEDSaturday 3 April: Open 9am–5pmSunday 4 April: Open 1pm–5pmMonday 5 April: CLOSEDStockbridge LibraryFriday 2 April: CLOSEDSaturday 3 April: Open 9am–...
Thursday, 1 April 2010
Concern about the new Picardy Place Tesco Express, and its effect on existing shops locally, is not confined to the Spurtle.The Guardian's Edinburgh Beatblogger Tom Allan recently toured Broughton...
Thursday, 1 April 2010
A Broughton pensioner has been robbed in broad daylight whilst inspecting refurbishment work at Glenogle Baths on 31 March.Una Kwiecień (75), pictured exclusively by Spurtle in the seconds before the...
Wednesday, 31 March 2010
Nearby residents appear broadly in favour of pre-planning application proposals for the former Martin & Frost site at 130 McDonald Rd (see 'Breaking news', 23.3.10).They see Foremost Properties'...
Wednesday, 31 March 2010
Anyone who has lived as an adult in close proximity to a group of students will know only too well what tremendous fun it can be.However, the City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) has reservations about...

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