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Monday, 30 July 2018
And now for some good news. The application to redevelop Canon Mill has stalled. As first reported here back in January, the Thistle Property Group wanted to retain the façade of 1–3 Canon...
Sunday, 29 July 2018
We like this striking collage of Broughton Street shopfronts, available as a greetings card from Concrete Wardrobe at No 50a.It is the work of nomadic Polish photographer Daniel Dabrowski, who has...
Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Separate incidents on the same day have led to Edinburgh Police appealing for witnesses. The first (Incident no. 3698) happened on Monday 23 July, at around 7.25pm, when a female was struck by a...
Friday, 20 July 2018
Were you disgusted by images of the plastic-filled ocean in Blue Planet? Monty Roy of the Leith Walk police box was, and he’s sickened too by all the cigarette butts and chocolate wrappers he...
Wednesday, 18 July 2018
 CAN ANY READER HELP? In the general scheme of things – the rise and fall of empires, the extinction of species, the erosion of mountain ranges – it's no great shakes. But in the mind...
Saturday, 14 July 2018
Thousands marched through central Edinburgh this afternoon to protest against the arrival of President Trump in the UK in general, and Scotland in particular. Spurtle photographed over a hundred...
Friday, 13 July 2018
 SLOW GOING LIKELY Expect traffic delays tomorrow as an anti-Trump protest passes through the city centre at lunchtime.An unspecified number of people will take an unknown amount of time to...
Tuesday, 10 July 2018
What could be more boring than a bin?They are not objects of exquisite beauty.Homesick exiles never reminisce about them.Lovers don’t spoon together in their shade.They’re so usefully boring that,...
Monday, 9 July 2018
City of Edinburgh Council seeks the public’s views on outdoor advertising. Its online consultation pages – with six multiple-choice questions and space for additional comments – will remain OPEN HERE...
Thursday, 5 July 2018
 As campaigners fight to rebuff plans for Stead’s Place, and community councils unite to fire a warning shot across the bows of the Council, local businessman Mark Gibson explains what makes...

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