Letters

Monday, 16 May 2011
Dear Sir/MadamI am concerned that Edinburgh will become a laughing stock if thetrams are cancelled by the Council. Instead of opening the line from…
Friday, 06 May 2011
Dear SpurtleI am really wary about sounding like Angry from London Street, but surely the Council does need to justify a programme of four weeks'…
Tuesday, 03 May 2011
Dear SpurtleI am writing to clear up the confusion regarding the Taylor's Funfair Application [Issue 194, p.2 'Calton-hillies see off 'fun of the…
Tuesday, 03 May 2011
Dear Spurtle teamThe big black gull-proof container bags were used in Great King Street yesterday for the first time.They can take three full black…
Friday, 15 April 2011
Dear SirAs a rechabite I took great delight in the 8 McDonald Road premises being converted from a noisy bar to a local shop [Breaking news 22.2.11;…
Wednesday, 13 April 2011
Dear Neighbours, I would like to submit the attached poem for possible publication in the Spurtle.Thanks for your consideration Tom LeonardHopetoun…
Thursday, 07 April 2011
Dear EditorRegarding the article in your paper [Issue 190] about the proposed sale of the Assembly Rooms and maybe its transformation into  a…
Monday, 28 February 2011
Dear Sir/Madam, I was surprised to see that the builders are in at the Waverley Stepsinstalling a very expensive escalator. As it is only…
Tuesday, 18 January 2011
Dear Sir/Madam Now that the snow has melted of its own accord and warmer days arewith us, isn't it time for councils to tidy up the mess left…
Monday, 06 December 2010
Dear Sir/Madam, The almost complete stoppage of national life occasioned by the current spattering of snow is scarcely believable. When I was a…
Monday, 06 December 2010
Dear Spurtle, I don't know if you've heard about the Council's proposals for the Assembly Rooms – to effectively privatise the ground floor and turn…
Wednesday, 03 November 2010
Dear Spurtle,By chance I found your thrilling request for information regarding Peggy Desmond [Issue 185]. Having spent my formative years in…
Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Dear Spurtle, Very glad to contact you! Datong Coal Industry Jinyu Kaolin Chemical Co., Ltd.  is one of the largest professional…
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
Dear Sir/Madam,POLICING FOR THE NEW ORDERThe ConDem Government has taken leave of its senses by intending to significantly cut expenditure on…
Wednesday, 13 October 2010
Dear Spurtle,I was born in No. 7 New Broughton in 1931 and for many years have been trying to find a photograph of the area from that time.I always…
Tuesday, 14 September 2010
Dear Editor, I see Fiona Manson is researching and looking for photographs of her grandfather's grocery shop which once stood on the corner of…