Letters

Tuesday, 01 October 2013
Hello Spurtle This a rather late comment on your article last month regarding Tesco's makeover (Breaking news, 7.8.13). I wholeheartedly agree that…
Thursday, 29 August 2013
Dear Spurtle On a point of historical road construction interest, could I respectfully point out that Hugh Lockhart (Letters, 3.5.13) uses the term…
Tuesday, 23 July 2013
Dear Spurtle It has been most gratifying and appropriate to see the BBC announce the 8lb 6oz weight of the Royal Baby in Imperial units. Sadly, the…
Wednesday, 26 June 2013
Dear Sir/Madam The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced that Social Security claimants will in future be required to attend compulsory English…
Friday, 21 June 2013
Dear Editor Whilst many travellers will be glad to see that Lothian Buses are to encourage use of their Night Bus services by allowing holders…
Monday, 10 June 2013
Dear SpurtleRe: Your recent article (Breaking news, 5.6.13).Kids not Suits* have, along with many other citizens, written to the Council's Policy and…
Thursday, 09 May 2013
Dear SpurtleIt is worth pointing out that there is to be a third phase of the Water of Leith Flood 'prevention' scheme, costed at £30m, bringing the…
Friday, 03 May 2013
Dear SpurtleI rather suspect your snippet from John Kyle about the Rocheid Path is a spoof [Issue 218]. I bicycle along it with my 10-year-old son on…
Monday, 11 March 2013
Dear SpurtleWhilst I empathise with our neighbours on Albany Street facing peak traffic levels of 500 vehicles per hour last year […
Thursday, 28 February 2013
Dear EditorI am astounded at Lothian and Borders Police's swift move to transfer to other divisions Hawick-based G Division officers and civilian…
Thursday, 17 January 2013
Dear Spurtle Whilst it is very sad for employees of Jessops, Blockbuster and HMV to lose their jobs at this time of year, the loss of these retail…
Monday, 12 November 2012
Dear Sir or Madam, Liaocheng Dongying Hengtong Metal Manufacturing Co.,Ltd here.Glad to hear that you are on the market for Automatic chicken…
Thursday, 08 November 2012
Dear Spurtle From a Dutch tourist, I recently learned that Amsterdam is having similar problems to Edinburgh's trams with the extension to their…
Wednesday, 26 September 2012
Dear SpurtleIt would have been nice if the Council had mentioned that the buses are now travelling the opposite way along the south side of York…
Wednesday, 05 September 2012
Dear SpurtleIn your latest issue you briefly reported a problem with a local HMO landlord (Issue 210, 'Briefly', p.2). However, brevity got in the…
Monday, 13 August 2012
Dear Spurtle Now that the circus is over, where is my free loaf?Yours faithfullyJohn Hein(Montgomery Street)
Saturday, 21 July 2012
Dear Spurtle So, according to one of the Albany Street NIMBYs, the road has become a motorway (Breaking news, 21.7.12).Is this the same road I…
Saturday, 14 July 2012
Dear SpurtleIt seems that we are currently in receipt of record amounts of rain.Whilst it has certainly been somewhat moist of recent weeks, I…
Tuesday, 10 July 2012
Dear SpurtleThank goodness not all the streets of the New Town are defiled with horrendous black wheelie bins (see photo below).I hope my view of…
Thursday, 31 May 2012
HelloAm miss Juliet, interested in you,and wish to have you as my friend,for a friend is all about Respect, Admiration and love passion…