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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...
Saturday, 1 May 2010
Planning permission has been sought to change offices at 34–8 York Place into a hotel.The Cameron Guest House Group (CGHG) initially proposed knocking together the three Category A-listed town houses...
Saturday, 1 May 2010
A drop-in session for 'older' computer novices will run at the Central Library Learning Centre, from 10am–12.30pm on Saturday 22nd May. No previous experience is required.Would-be silver-surfers are...
Friday, 30 April 2010
City of Edinburgh Council's election team staff began checking an estimated 55,000 postal votes this morning in advance of the count proper.To help prevent fraud, and for the first time in a general...
Thursday, 29 April 2010
The 6th BUPA Great Edinburgh Run will take place over 10km on Sunday 2 May.As well as driving an estimated 10,000 amateur athletes into the arms of private doctors, it will cause a 'degree of...
Thursday, 29 April 2010
Issue 182 is printed and ready for distribution. Between now and Saturday you'll find it appearing in all the usual pubs, clubs, shops and galleries throughout Broughton.This month we lead with news...
Thursday, 29 April 2010
David Carfrae of Canonmills says he is an admirer of Thomas Hardy's poem about the RMS Titanic.He suggests the Iceberg was a bigot.We're not sure about Mr Carfrae's political analysis, but would at...
Wednesday, 28 April 2010
With the help of readers, Spurtle has now traced the low-profile Independent Edinburgh North and Leith candidate Cameron MacIntyre to an address in the heart of Broughton.Today we wrote to both him...

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