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Saturday, 31 March 2018
As you read this, the April issue of your local stirrer has been printed, folded, cardboard-boxed and divvied up among our crack team of local distribution operatives. Unfortunately, owing to...
Friday, 30 March 2018
 PUBLIC LIFE STREET ASSESSMENT IDENTIFIES PROBLEMS AND OPPORTUNITIES As first reported in Issue 269, the Council is looking carefully at how to redesign George Street and the First New Town...
Thursday, 29 March 2018
 CREATIVE SPACE AND NEW HOMES IN THE OFFING The Council is considering the creation of a ‘workspaces and community space’ in the B-listed former stables and offices at 165 Broughton Road....
Wednesday, 28 March 2018
The world may be falling apart about our ears, but some people are trying to stick it together again one piece at a time. Spurtle’s unusual optimism has been prompted by the appearance of at...
Friday, 23 March 2018
 ADVERTISING GIANT RETURNS WITH NEW DIGITAL DISPLAYS JCDecaux and its controversial adverts are back. Readers wil recall the French-based multinational’s unsuccessful efforts to...
Wednesday, 21 March 2018
 MORE DETAIL TO COME ON ARM'S-LENGTH MANAGEMENT OF NEW BANDSTAND VENUE Councillors yesterday took a first step towards transferring certain management functions in West Princes Street...
Monday, 19 March 2018
The second ‘Community Consultation Event’ showcasing plans for a new concert hall behind Dundas House was held on 15 March in RBS premises on St Andrew Square. Caroline Roussot reports on...
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
A significant milestone has been reached in drawing up the Final Business Case which councillors will use to decide whether or not to extend the tramway to Newhaven. Four bidders (three of them...
Wednesday, 7 March 2018
Residents on Perth Street and Henderson Row are objecting to a major new development by Edinburgh Academy (Ref. 18/0563/FUL; 18/0568/LBC). The Academy means to extend its premises along the...
Tuesday, 6 March 2018
This morning, four locals presented their case for the future of Drummond Community High School in front of the Education, Children and Families Committee. The deputation to City Chambers...

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