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ISSUE 305 — OUT TOMORROW!
Wednesday 31 March 2021 - 12:31
As you read this, advanced copies of the April Spurtle are already dispersing across the barony like personal items storm-torn from a clothes line…
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COUNCIL BOOST FOR OUTDOOR HOSPITALITY THIS SUMMER
Wednesday 31 March 2021 - 10:54
If hospitality firms reopen as planned on 26 April, Edinburgh Council will help them by waiving fees for outdoor area occupation permits and making…
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A DOCTOR DENOUNCES VACCINATION
Tuesday 30 March 2021 - 16:05
Below we reprint in full an article which first appeared in the Scotsman on 30 March 1901 and was later abridged in the Spurtle (Issue 305…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 14
Sunday 28 March 2021 - 10:23
HOUSING OF EDINBURGH POOR. ADDRESS BY JUDGE BROWN. Under the auspices of the Edinburgh Citizens’ and Ratepayers’ Union, in the Freemasons’ Hall,…
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NEW TOWN RIFT OVER COFFEE KIOSK
Friday 26 March 2021 - 21:33
On 17 March, councillors on the Development Management Subcommittee granted permission for the police box on Heriot Row to operate as a coffee and…
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POLICE INVESTIGATE BROUGHTON STREET COLLISION
Tuesday 23 March 2021 - 12:25
Police Scotland is appealing for information after a cyclist collided with a car in Edinburgh on Sunday afternoon. We reprint (unedited) their press…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 13
Sunday 21 March 2021 - 09:06
EDINBURGH STUDENTS FINED.— In Edinburgh Police Court yesterday, before Bailie Gibson, Henry Eustace Cross (25), 21 Hillside Street; Andrew Whitehead…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 12
Sunday 14 March 2021 - 08:15
1903 FREAK BY AN EDINBURGH JOINER.—Before Bailie Waterston in Edinburgh Police Court on Saturday, Robert Rae (20), residing in East Register Street…
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KNEE-CHIRK REACTION
Friday 12 March 2021 - 12:24
Chirk, Conway, Denbigh, Kenilworth, Ludlow, Raglan, Rhuddlan, Stirling, and Warwick. What’s the connection? If you answered ‘Towns with a medieval…
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UNITED FRONT AGAINST INVASION FROM MMMARS
Thursday 11 March 2021 - 10:33
A determination is expected by 15 April on MMMARS Dundas Limited’s plans to demolish and redevelop two properties at 108–14 and 116 Dundas St to form…
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