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EDINBURGH CLIMATE FESTIVAL NEXT WEEKEND
Friday 6 August 2021 - 13:09
The sixth Edinburgh Climate Festival will take place next Saturday (14 August) from noon till 7pm in Leith Links East. It’s a free, family-friendly…
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MANSFIELD PLACE HIT-AND-RUN
Wednesday 4 August 2021 - 13:04
Police issued the following press release this morning. We reproduce it unedited and in full. Police are appealing for information after a 58-year-…
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TAKING IT TO THE RACK
Monday 2 August 2021 - 11:36
 HIGH HOPES FOR DRUMMOND BASKETBALL COURT Local basketball players are crowdfunding to upgrade the popular court in the grounds of…
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THE CITY DUST
Sunday 1 August 2021 - 04:11
The following correspondence appeared in the pages of the Edinburgh Evening Courant in 1852 and 1856. Some details may have changed in…
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ISSUE 309 – OUT TOMORROW!
Saturday 31 July 2021 - 08:06
As you read this, advance copies of the August Spurtle are already brightening the barony like sunbeams on gull-proof sacks. We begin on Page 1, as…
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LOTHIAN BUSES SAYS IT'S STICKING TO PLAN
Friday 30 July 2021 - 11:59
TRANSPORT GIANT WORKING TO MINIMISE DISRUPTION The condition of East London St seems to be deteriorating fast now that, post-lockdown, more heavy…
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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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