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WHAT THE DEVIL?
Friday 18 September 2020 - 15:47
For the benefit of those too busy, stressed, or myopic to read to the end of informal street-postings, Spurtle offers an occasional free…
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CCTV APPEAL AFTER GREENSIDE PLACE ASSAULT
Thursday 17 September 2020 - 18:29
Police Scotland issued a press release this afternoon which we reproduce below unedited and in full. ---------- Police in Edinburgh have released…
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NO MORE DIRTY LOOKS FOR JOHN LEWIS
Monday 14 September 2020 - 15:09
EXCLUSIVE Some readers may have endured this phenomenon at an event of their own. Others may have witnessed it with delicious schadenfreude at the…
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EDINBURGH'S PROBLEM
Thursday 3 September 2020 - 11:35
TRAFFIC DANGERS. _____ THE MAN IN THE STREET    The importance of educating the pedestrian, as well as the drivers of vehicles, was…
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ASSAULT ON LEITH WALK
Wednesday 2 September 2020 - 15:56
POLICE SEEK WITNESSES Police in Edinburgh today released a press release. We reproduce it unedited and in full below. ***** Police in Edinburgh…
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ISSUE 299 – OUT TOMORROW!
Monday 31 August 2020 - 10:58
As you read this, printed copies of the September Spurtle are already returning to Broughton streets like students tiptoeing up common stairs and…
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COOKING WITH GIADA CANDERLE
Sunday 30 August 2020 - 09:26
OUR FAMILY TIRAMISÚ The Italian word tiramisú can be translated as ‘pick-me-up’ – what better name for a dessert which combines coffee, mascarpone…
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THE EVERYDAY BUSINESS OF SOCIABILITY
Friday 28 August 2020 - 14:04
The columns of 19th- and early 20th-century Scottish newspapers carry items of national and international importance, as you’d expect. But…
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McVEY URGED TO END SALE OF PILRIG GREEN SPACE
Thursday 27 August 2020 - 14:15
WRINGING HANDS IS NOT ENOUGH, SAY LOCALS Feelings are running high over Lothian Buses’ decision to sell off the site of the former Tramways Bowling…
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FOOD FOR THOR ON WAVERLEY MALL
Wednesday 26 August 2020 - 11:24
PROPOSALS INCLUDE TEPEES AND GLASSHOUSE Thor’s Bars Ltd of Lancaster seek planning permission for a pop-up event on the roof of the Waverley Mall (…
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