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A WORD IN YOUR EYE
Tuesday 5 May 2020 - 05:24
NO SHORTAGE OF OPINIONS ACROSS SPURTLESHIRE We’re an opinionated and contradictory bunch in these parts. Everyone brimming with views, but not…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 13
Monday 4 May 2020 - 05:30
1860–63 ACCIDENT WITH A MINCING MACHINE—Yesterday, a lad employed in a butcher’s premises in Thistle Street Lane was working at a mincing machine,…
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LATE DEVELOPER MAKES BIG IMPRESSION
Sunday 3 May 2020 - 05:50
UNEXPECTED CONSEQUENCE OF LOCKDOWN? Does adversity bring out the best in you? Or is it warm sunshine that brings a blush to your cheek and a…
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HELP FOR NEWLY SELF-EMPLOYED
Friday 1 May 2020 - 08:52
Local authorities yesterday started a scheme to help newly self-employed people facing hardship because of coronavirus. In Edinburgh, one-off grants…
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ISSUE 295 – OUT TOMORROW
Thursday 30 April 2020 - 16:59
UNHELPFUL PREVIEW HERE As you read this, copies of the May Spurtle are not fluttering from the presses like so many cherry blossoms borne on a…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 12
Thursday 30 April 2020 - 06:20
1860 CHILD MURDER Elizabeth Smith or Walker, residing in Upper Greenside Lane,[1] was placed at the bar charged with administering a quantity of…
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NEW TOWN NORTH LATEST
Wednesday 29 April 2020 - 16:15
1 MAY DEADLINE – DON’T FORGET TO COMMENT Ediston and Orion Capital Managers, the entities behind the proposed New Town North development…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 11
Monday 27 April 2020 - 08:00
1859 MELANCHOLY CASE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE CALEDONIAN MERCURY AND DAILY EXPRESS. Sir,—Permit me, through the medium of your journal, to inquire if…
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MAN ATTACKED NEAR LOCAL PARK
Monday 27 April 2020 - 06:59
POLICE SEEK WITNESSES Police seek witnesses after a man was assaulted near King George V Park at around 2pm on Saturday 25 April. The victim was…
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FALL IN RECORDED CRIME
Sunday 26 April 2020 - 03:28
Police Scotland today issued the following press release. With the exception of added subheadings, we reproduce it unedited and in full. -------…
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