Letters

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…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Dear Spurtle The Scottish Parliament is to be congratulated on passing anti-alcohol legislation to reduce the blood/alcohol limit for motorists…
Tuesday, 04 November 2014
Dear Editor  No one likes to be confronted with a 300% price hike, which I note as you turn your guns on CEC's proposal to increase the rental…
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Dear Spurtle  I was fortunate enough to be at last Wednesday’s Stockbridge and Inverleith Community Council (S&ICC) meeting which restored…
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Dear Editor Today, of all days, as the people of Scotland go to the polls to decide our future, the last thing I expected to receive from…
Thursday, 04 September 2014
Dear Sir/Madam I am getting increasingly confused by the rhetoric of Better Together.They say that if Scotland votes for independence there is ‘…
Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Dear Spurtle We recently bought a flat less than 100m from the St Stephen's bell, on Cumberland Street [Breaking news, 2.9.14; 3.9.14]. The…
Tuesday, 02 September 2014
Dear Spurtle Re your piece on 27 August ('Council consults on slower city'), one misconception that you have fallen into: slower traffic may be…
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Dear Editor A question which seems neither to have been asked of nor answered by Alistair Darling and which may greatly influence voting intentions…
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Dear Sir/Madam Claims that Scotland is being subsidised by England encourage me to vote 'No' in the Independence Referendum.Canny Scots should…
Wednesday, 06 August 2014
Dear Spurtle I, along with many other residents of Cumberland Street (West), have been highlighting the intolerable problem of discarded waste and…
Saturday, 02 August 2014
Dear SpurtleThe issue surrounding Sunday deliveries to cash-and-carry giant Batleys (54 depots in England, seven in Scotland) is a relatively simple…
Friday, 01 August 2014
Dear Sir/Madam,What price a national anthem for an independent Scotland?Clearly, the impoverished nation predicted by Better Together could never…
Monday, 21 July 2014
Dear Editor A colleague has had an application to incorporate an English and Welsh company rejected by Companies House in Cardiff on the grounds…