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Thursday, 26 December 2019
Have you ever noticed how otherwise unremarkable signs sometimes precis, characterise, or remind you of works of literature? Of course you have. See if you can match the following examples...
Monday, 23 December 2019
Mr Lindsay McArthur again seeks planning in principle consent to demolish Smithies Ale House at 49-51 Eyre Place. The proposal is to build in its place a block of flats (Ref. 19/05565/PPP). The...
Sunday, 22 December 2019
This is a bitter-sweet day for Bellevue residents. Sweet: because the characters at the heart of this story are genuinely happy and optimistic about the change in their circumstances. ...
Friday, 20 December 2019
The Scottish Government Reporter today rejected Drum’s appeal against Edinburgh Council’s refusal of planning consent for demolition/redevelopment of the site on and around Stead’s Place (Ref. PPA-...
Wednesday, 18 December 2019
The new ‘gas governor’ that recently appeared in Bellevue Crescent is to be redesigned. The Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland and seven locals who objected to the incongruous helipad-...
Monday, 16 December 2019
Four community councils and the Cockburn Association have issued a joint statement detailing their response to the Quaich Project proposal for West Princes Street Gardens. You can read it in full...
Monday, 16 December 2019
3. TO BOIL A TURKEY. Today we get you properly in the Christmas mood with this, the third in our series of delicious recipes first published in the pages of Mrs Williamson’s 1854 book The...
Saturday, 14 December 2019
This may not be the most exciting item we bring you this Christmas, but it may yet prove to be among the more useful. Below we reproduce a briefing issued by the Place Management part of the...
Friday, 13 December 2019
The SNP held Edinburgh North & Leith last night with an emphatic victory and increased share of the vote. With 73% of the electorate taking part, the results were as follows: Deidre...
Thursday, 12 December 2019
In the words of Joni Mitchell, ‘Don’t it always seem to go / that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone?’ Well, nobody’s yet talking about extending a car park over the premises, but a...

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