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Thursday, 28 February 2019
It’s nearly March, and copies of the latest Spurtle have already begun bouncing about the barony like spring hares on a garden trampoline. Issue 282 of your action-packed local stirrer begins...
Wednesday, 27 February 2019
In almost every part of the world, the dragonfly symbolises change, transformation, harmony, and good luck. In some cultures it represents summer and autumn, in others admiration, respect, power, and...
Sunday, 24 February 2019
Many thanks to reader Mark Saunders, who has sent us this upbeat vision of future developments. It was conceived, perhaps, through topaz-coloured spectacles. *****Call for ArtistsCome all...
Friday, 22 February 2019
Good news on Broughton Street! SGN this morning announced that work to replace gas mains has been going well … so well in fact that they now expect to reopen the street about two weeks ahead of...
Wednesday, 20 February 2019
City of Edinburgh councillors are currently considering the business case for extending the tramline to Newhaven. They will debate a report on the subject at the Transport & Environment...
Friday, 15 February 2019
 INDECENCY OFFENCE ON GEORGE STREET Police in Edinburgh released a press release this morning. We reproduce it below unedited and in full.Police in Edinburgh have released an image of a man...
Friday, 8 February 2019
ALARMING SMASH AT YORK PLACE. — A collision between a 3-ton motor lorry and a tramcar at the crossing of York Place, Edinburgh, and Broughton Street, caused some alarm yesterday forenoon. ...
Thursday, 7 February 2019
A head for figures is helpful in any business. A PhD in Economics and a career in finance can’t do any harm either. But for Adam and Isabelle Rosevear of Rosevear Tea, it all boils down to...
Wednesday, 6 February 2019
The Development Management Sub-committee this afternoon granted planning permission for Moolmoor (Waverley) Limited’s proposal for a new building on the current roof of Waverley Mall (Ref. 18/02748/...
Tuesday, 5 February 2019
The dust has not yet settled on the Stead’s Place proposal, controversially refused planning permission last week. Already, though, another development is in the offing over the road. Edinburgh-...

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