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Thursday, 7 December 2017
The council has been consulting on their proposals for Picardy Place over recent weeks and the consultation will end on 15 December 2017. Thereafter the council will discuss the design for Picardy...
Wednesday, 6 December 2017
Following their inaugural meeting on 29 November, opponents of the Council’s proposed Picardy Place gyratory have issued a manifesto. The two-page document aims to inform people across Edinburgh...
Tuesday, 5 December 2017
 COUNCIL RECONSIDERS COMMUNAL BIN COLLECTIONS City of Edinburgh Council is poised to review communal bin collections and to trial new arrangements in a bid to improve the widely criticised...
Monday, 4 December 2017
The proposal to build ten ‘beautifully crafted’ homes in a back-green-carpark behind Claremont Crescent has been refused planning permission (Ref. 13/03603/FUL). As reported here in August, the...
Saturday, 2 December 2017
Who doesn't love Edinburgh at this time of year?This season of melancholy greys and seeping chill. Ten minutes from the crowds on Princes Street, ten minutes from St Andrew Square and George...
Thursday, 30 November 2017
Spurtle’s Issue 269 comes out in December and will be the last until February, straddling the New Year period like a huge but elegant new road bridge with only a few piddling surface issues which it’...
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Activists, stakeholders and concerned locals opposed to the City of Edinburgh Council’s latest plans for Picardy Place will meet this evening. The idea is to establish priorities and discuss the...
Thursday, 23 November 2017
 ADVERTISING DRUM PROPOSAL FOR St ANDREW SQUARE While Edinburgh collectively takes stock/girds loins/throws hands up in despair over the future of Picardy Place, here is a little planning...
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
 IT LOOKS LIKE A GYRATORY. IT OPERATES AS A GYRATORY. IT'S STILL A GYRATORY Today consultations continue over the future layout of Picardy Place.Members of the public are invited to attend...
Friday, 17 November 2017
DAVID YOUNG CAN HARDLY CONTAIN HIS EXCITEMENT 1. Hullo – it looks like major work is underway in Edinburgh city centre. 2. What can it be?3. Fixing the holes in the road? Cleaning the gum-...

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