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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...
Thursday, 22 July 2010
When Spurtle reader Ian Mountford passed through St Mark's Park first thing this morning, he soon realised something was wrong. The Antony Gormley sculpture in the Water of Leith which he had...
Tuesday, 20 July 2010
We may all be going to economic hell in a financial handcart, but at least hard-pressed Edinburgh City Libraries are continuing to market some excellent services excellently.Their latest initiative...
Friday, 16 July 2010
The woeful state of Edinburgh Evening News journalism was apparent in today's page 8 article 'City wheels out plans for bins across New Town'.By astonishing coincidence, Victoria Raimes's piece...
Friday, 16 July 2010
The Save Glenogle Baths campaign has delivered its last email update, and is to wind up shortly.It has secured its aims of ensuring that the pool be conserved and maintained, and that the adjacent...

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