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ROMANCE, PROGRESS, AND ROSE-TINTED SPECTACLES
Thursday 24 September 2020 - 06:50
This work by Archibald Williams (1871–1934), currently displayed in the window of bookbinders and sellers The Gently Mad on Inverleith Row,…
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SCOOTER RIDER STRUCK AT NEW TOWN JUNCTION
Wednesday 23 September 2020 - 09:08
Police in Edinburgh issued the following press release yesterday. We reproduce it below unedited and in full. ***** Serious road crash – Great King…
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LOCAL STRONGMAN RECALLED
Sunday 20 September 2020 - 08:57
Friends of Warriston Cemetery have recently uncovered the headstone of Owen Duffy, a merchant and ‘champion athlete’ who lived from 1848–96.  …
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MORE MAJOR DEVELOPMENT FOR DUNDAS STREET
Saturday 19 September 2020 - 09:29
BIG PLANS FOR CENTRUM AND BUPA HOUSES Scott Hobbs Planning, on behalf of MMMARS Dundas Limited has submitted a proposal of application notice to the…
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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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