Letters

Monday, 21 May 2012
Hello! I am sorry, if I take away your time and if my request seems to you impudent. I collect every possible gifts, souvenirs from various corners…
Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Dear SpurtleThe Scottish Government's proposal of a mere 50p minimum cost per unit of alcohol clearly indicates that they are not taking the dangers…
Monday, 23 April 2012
Dear SpurtleRe: Leith Walk Hustings coverage (Breaking news, 20.4.12)Balanced and entertaining, and about right, but a few observations.1) Your…
Tuesday, 10 April 2012
Dear Ms JohnstoneI am inspired and moved to write to you on reading of your efforts to curb the encroachment of supermarkets on our communities […
Monday, 09 April 2012
Dear ManagerWe are the founder and pioneer in practice of ironing therapy. Our manufactured bioceramic therapy pack with patented formula, is a 100%…
Wednesday, 07 March 2012
Dear Spurtle Now that the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012 has come into effect, I wonder…
Thursday, 01 March 2012
Dear Sir/Madam, Although you might be apprehensive about my email as we have never met before. I am Mr.Patrick Joseph, a Banker and Head of…
Friday, 02 March 2012
Dear SpurtleI was surprised to see in your current issue a reference to 'The LGBT Centre' at 9 Howe Street when you mean 'The LGBT Centre For Health…
Thursday, 01 March 2012
Dear SpurtleKenny MacAskill says that he didn't urge the only man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing to drop his appeal in order to smooth the way…
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Dear Spurtle Whilst it is always sad to see any business in financial difficulty, Ireally am surprised at the column inches (not to mention the…
Tuesday, 14 February 2012
Dear SpurtleMr Douglas is very keen to praise Mr Salmond's attitude to Mr Trump's 'best golf course in the world' and to the latter's outburst in…
Saturday, 11 February 2012
Dear SpurtleI was astounded to see that Donald Trump is objecting to the possibleerection of a 'monstrous' windfarm near to his new Aberdeenshire…
Thursday, 09 February 2012
Dear Spurtle I was rather dismayed to read in Tuesday's edition of the Edinburgh Evening News that the displacement of  independent stores by…
Tuesday, 07 February 2012
Dear SpurtleI was well aware of the Council report Councillor Dundas refers to in his letter of 2 February. It was this report that inspired me in…
Thursday, 02 February 2012
Dear Spurtle Your correspondent from Pilrig could have saved himself a lot of time, money and effort in trying to find out how road and pavement…
Wednesday, 11 January 2012
Dear Spurtle I really cannot see what the problem is with the 'Occupy' camps which have been set up in cities such as Edinburgh, Glasgow, London…
Thursday, 29 December 2011
Dear Spurtle I was astounded to learn that Scottish local government minister DerekMackay has frozen councillors' pay for another year. I was…
Tuesday, 20 December 2011
Dear SpurtleI read your short article about Real Foods [Breaking news, 15.12.11]. I am very upset that the Council is demanding that they change the…
Tuesday, 13 December 2011
Dear Spurtle Now that we are in the season where dissemination of accurate information about weather conditions can mean the difference between…
Friday, 02 December 2011
Dear SpurtleThe Scottish Government is currently consulting on whether or not we should allow same-sex marriage in Scotland. A well funded anti-…