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Wednesday, 5 May 2010
Seventeen per cent of private accommodation in Scotland is let out, so when there's a problem the neighbours need to know whom to contact and how to proceed.Judith Dunn of the Scottish Association of...
Wednesday, 5 May 2010
In March 2008 (Issue 156) we reported on removal of the Mansfield Place pole-tergeist which had been troubling Audrey Mussett on Mansfield Place.Now, it appears to have remanifested – menacing and...
Wednesday, 5 May 2010
City of Edinburgh Council has withdrawn the one, free special-uplift per household per year. Since April, this service has cost at least £19.99.While understanding the budgetary pressures faced by...
Wednesday, 5 May 2010
With one day to go until the General Election, information is finally emerging about the background and beliefs of Cameron MacIntyre, the low-profile Independent candidate for Edinburgh North and...
Tuesday, 4 May 2010
These devoted fans – photographed approaching the top of Leith Street – caught our fancy. Scorning warm clothes, they were on their way to Murrayfield Stadium, and Rugby League's climactic 'super-...
Tuesday, 4 May 2010
This ramshackle structure at the end of Bellevue Rd is facing its final curtain.Work began today on taking down the roof and upper storey of the B-listed Victorian building, which has sat empty,...
Monday, 3 May 2010
In Issue 181 and Breaking news (26.3.10), we reported on pre-planning application proposals for land between Heriothill and Broughton Rd.Following objections and reservations expressed by neighbours...
Saturday, 1 May 2010
Spring has sprung, and so have all the local children into the flower-beds.If your horticultural spirits are feeling a bit flat, there are two new exhibitions coming to Broughton this month which...
Saturday, 1 May 2010
Curious locals have been asking what the building work at Scotland Yard Adventure Centre – visible from King George V Park – is all about.The Yard's Chief Executive, Celine Sinclair, told us that the...
Saturday, 1 May 2010
The hunt is still on for Pinsky, the young, black-and-white Bellevue Rd cat who went missing on 21 April (see 'Breaking news', 27.4.10).Pinsky's owners have now searched from St Mark's Park to Easter...

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