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Friday, 27 November 2009
Spurtle readers looking forward to some alcohol-fuelled violence and disorder this Christmas had better think again.'More Christmas Presence' began on 27 November. It's a multi-agency campaign to...
Friday, 27 November 2009
The 'Community Guide' issued free to second-year students at Edinburgh University has now gone online.Produced by EU's Student Association, it contains practical advice about everything from flat-...
Thursday, 26 November 2009
Drummond CHS's Community Christmas Event will take place on Thursday 11 December, writes Annie Scanlon.It's organised by the S5/S6 pupils with a little help from staff. The audience are entertained...
Tuesday, 24 November 2009
Scottish Sports Futures have launched a programme of free 'Twilight Basketball' sessions for young people.On Friday nights (8–10pm) from now until summer 2010, coaching will be available for 11–20...
Sunday, 8 November 2009
Despite a campaign to change their minds, Hachette announced on 28 October that their Chambers office in Broughton will close on 31 December. But that may not be the end of the story.The previous...
Sunday, 1 November 2009
CEC's Housing and Built Environment Action Group approved funding for temporary road safety improvements to McDonald Rd (close to Broughton Primary School) in late October. The Roads Department has...
Sunday, 1 November 2009
On 28 October 2009,  European Commission regulators approved the Government's emergency bail-out of Northern Rock, and gave the go-ahead for dividing it in two. A viable and potentially...
Monday, 26 October 2009
A Mr Peter Sharma seeks planning permission to ingeniously link buildings in Broughton (Ref. 09/02572/FUL).He wants to convert the office at 11–13 York Lane to form an ancillary function room for the...
Saturday, 24 October 2009
Young locals– under the expert guidance of graffiti artist 'Elph' – are transforming the dreary entrance to Scotland Street Tunnel.The colourful temporary revamp, which began during the October half-...
Thursday, 15 October 2009
Draft proposals for how trams may operate in Broughton's streetscape from 2012 onwards have just appeared online.For now, only Statutory Consultees (emergency services, bus and haulage organisations...

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