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SPURTLE HUSTINGS
Friday 16 April 2021 - 09:50
7pm, TUESDAY 20 APRIL Spurtle is holding a hustings for the Edinburgh Northern & Leith constituency in the Scottish Parliament elections. The…
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A HEAD OF ITS TIMES
Thursday 15 April 2021 - 11:05
The earliest known figurative representation of the human form depicts an exaggeratedly proportioned pregnant woman carved from mammoth tusk. That …
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BODY FOUND IN WATER OF LEITH
Tuesday 13 April 2021 - 12:14
POLICE SEEK WITNESSES Spurtle received a press release yesterday from Police Scotland. We reproduce it in full below. ---------- Officers in…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 16
Sunday 11 April 2021 - 09:37
EDINBURGH TAILORS’ STRIKE Beyond the fact that numbers of men are leaving the town for other work, nothing fresh transpires this morning in…
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REMEMBERING THE GREAT HELMSMAN
Saturday 10 April 2021 - 10:33
This interesting graffiti at the Broughton Street end of Albany Street Lane makes use of a pre-existing incision in a random flagstone. At first…
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