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PRIVATE CARS – A PROBLEM SHARED
Wednesday 28 July 2021 - 10:46
Spurtle has recently been contacted by Hiyacar. The ‘peer to peer’ car club operator has just introduced 15 vehicles to Edinburgh, five of  them in…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 29
Sunday 25 July 2021 - 05:21
1909   EDINBURGH AMATEUR DETECTIVE’S CHASE. CLEVER CAPTURE OF ALLEGED BURGLAR. THE clever capture of an alleged Edinburgh housebreaker by an…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 28
Sunday 18 July 2021 - 09:38
RELIGIOUS WORK IN EDINBURGH. The number of social agencies in connection with the Church is increasing so rapidly in our midst that many good men…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 27
Sunday 11 July 2021 - 04:50
***** FATAL ACCIDENT AT WAVERLEY STATION. OLD MAN’S TERRIBLE DEATH. This morning, a particularly sad accident occurred at the Waverley Station,…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 26
Sunday 4 July 2021 - 05:26
TO-DAY’S POLICE NEWS. EDINBURGH CITY—Before BAILIE M’MICHAEL. TWENTY-FOUR HOURS’ CRIME. There were 65 new prisoners brought to the bar, the…
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ISSUE 308 – OUT TOMORROW!
Wednesday 30 June 2021 - 09:54
As you read this, advance copies of the June Spurtle are already dotting the shelves of local shops like huge pepper grounds on the boiled eggs of a…
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WHEN IS A QUARTER NOT A QUARTER?
Monday 28 June 2021 - 08:11
On the Urban Realm website last week, project architect Allan Murray described the new St James Quarter’s curved galleria as ‘no different to the…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 25
Sunday 27 June 2021 - 14:31
1906 EDINBURGH GUNMAKER’S DOWNFALL. HOW CUSTOMERS WERE DEFRAUDED. Alexander Hendry, an elderly man, was charged at a pleading diet of Edinburgh…
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BRIGHT SPARKS IN NEW TOWN BASEMENT
Friday 25 June 2021 - 13:25
It may have slipped under your radar, but a low-key group exhibition in the Dundas Street Gallery basement certainly merits a visit. The Aizle Art…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 24
Sunday 20 June 2021 - 07:15
HOW AN EDINBURGH BOY LOST HIS TOE. Sheriff Guy heard proof, in Edinburgh Sheriff Court to-day, in an action arising out of an accident to a little…
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