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Tuesday, 1 December 2009
Below we print a fuller version of the article which appears on page 1 of December's Spurtle (Issue 177).Community councils want to be included in the first round of consultations about traffic...
Tuesday, 1 December 2009
Seasons gratings! And in the words of The Waitresses – ‘Bah, humbug! No, that's too strong – ‘cause it’s my favourite holiday!’ What’s for fun in frosty, festive Broughton?Fancy working up an...
Thursday, 26 November 2009
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery on Queen Street closed its doors in April 2009 for a major refit.The £17.5m 'Portrait of the Nation' scheme – with £5.1m from the Scottish Government and...
Sunday, 1 November 2009
Unreliable geographies by Aeneas McHaarNo. 1: New Broughton, Jamaica18º 12’ N, 18º 13’ W New Broughton is a rural community of around 450 souls in the parish of Westmoreland. Most are fishermen...
Sunday, 1 November 2009
In May 2005, City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) backed down when its plans for rigid waste containerisation across the New Town met determined resistance, writes Alan McIntosh. Wheelie-bins were...
Thursday, 22 October 2009
The Edinburgh Saltire Gaelic Choir sing traditional Gaelic songs, many of which have been arranged in 4-part harmony, writes Paula Sharp. The highlight of our singing year is the National Mod held (...
Friday, 2 October 2009
In Issue 174 we featured an article about John Sheriff (aka Dr Syntax), a noted Edinburgh eccentric of the 19th century with Broughton connections. Since then, a paper by John Thomson – 'Unpublished...
Thursday, 1 October 2009
If you are interested in the campaign to save Chambers as an Edinburgh publishing institution, visit  www.publishingscotland.co.uk/Membership/default.aspx?pid=156HISTORYIn the first quarter of...
Thursday, 1 October 2009
Plans and background papers for the widely condemned Shrub Place development (Issue 175) can be viewed at www.citydev-portal.edinburgh.gov.uk
Wednesday, 23 September 2009
'JAUNDICED OF CLAREMONT' had a new boiler fitted recently. The work did not go according to plan. He now has efficient central heating but no flat left to heat it with. Recorded here are the CORGI-...

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