Letters

Tuesday, 28 July 2015
Hi SpurtleI read your article with interest and a degree of sadness that the reinstatement of the riverbed Gormley statues has still to be resolved (…
Thursday, 23 July 2015
SirsThe other day I saw a gentleman wearing a t-shirt with the message:'I ♥ Leith – 'cos there’s no ****ing trams'.Does anyone know where I can…
Monday, 06 July 2015
Dear Spurtle  I read with great interest your article regarding buses on East London Street ('Bus route needs shake-up, say parents', Issue 242…
Monday, 22 June 2015
Dear Spurtle  Further to your piece on the latest George Street Stakeholder Meeting (Breaking news, 15.6.15), here are a few thoughts from …
Tuesday, 09 June 2015
Dear Spurtle I recently had an interesting exchange (shorthand for shouting match) with a lady on Fettes Row who objected to my dog widdling on…
Monday, 08 June 2015
Hello,  I wonder how you pronounce the name ... I have heard Browton, Brawton and even Bruffton. I also have a challenge with Eyre Place. I…
Thursday, 12 March 2015
Dear Spurtle If, as seems increasingly likely, neither the Conservatives nor Labour are able to obtain a parliamentary majority after the…
Monday, 23 February 2015
Dear Spurtle I write concerning the recent piece on Bellevue's recycling (…
Monday, 23 February 2015
Dear Spurtle An update on the plight of professional dog walkers in…
Saturday, 14 February 2015
Dear SpurtleCan anyone shed some light on the campaign of harassment currently…
Thursday, 05 February 2015
Dear Spurtle   Below is a copy of our email to Essential Edinburgh about the use of the gardens in St Andrew Square. It is heartbreaking to…
Monday, 19 January 2015
Dear Spurtle I enjoyed the link you made between the new restaurant on East London Street and the earlier article on drainage (Breaking…
Monday, 19 January 2015
Dear Spurtle  The old Royal High School is one of the most magnificent buildings in Edinburgh, and it is heartbreaking to see it in its current…
Monday, 05 January 2015
Dear SpurtleHaving recently caught up with the interesting correspondence…
Wednesday, 01 January 2014
Dear Spurtle Thank goodness it’s going (Breaking news, 30.12.14)! Totally spoils an already slightly spoilt looking street. It needs…
Friday, 26 December 2014
Dear Editor   My very last word, I promise, on this subject [in response to Letters, 23.12.14]. I’ve lived on Dundas Street for over…
Tuesday, 23 December 2014
Dear Spurtle   The St Stephen’s bell had not rung regularly in the years before it was brought back into working order prior to completion…
Monday, 22 December 2014
Dear Editor An update on the position with the St Stephen's bell [Letters, 7.…
Friday, 12 December 2014
Dear Spurtle There are a lot of decent things about the Drummond Tennis Club [Issue 237, p.2], and in most ways they are welcome neighbours.…
Sunday, 07 December 2014
Dear Editor It seems we are no further forward on the vexed issue of the St Stephen's Church clock chime [Breaking news, 15.10.14]. At the…