OPEN LETTER Wednesday 25 March 2020 - 07:21 The Broughton Spurtle is a member of the Independent Community News Network. This lunchtime, its Director, Emma Meese, issued the following open… Read More
SHUT OUT SCAMMERS Tuesday 24 March 2020 - 07:20 Police Scotland issued a press release today. We reproduce it, unedited and in full, below.
Police Scotland is advising the public to be… Read More
NEWS FROM THE MEWS: 1 Tuesday 24 March 2020 - 07:19 In the weeks to come, as a diversion from current inconveniences and alarms, Spurtle will serialise a previously unpublished work compiled by A. J.… Read More
BROUGHTON BUSINESS UPDATE Monday 23 March 2020 - 07:00 SOME OF THE INFORMATION BELOW HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED BY UK GOVERNMENT ADVICE (20:30, 23.3.20). USE COMMON SENSE.
We’ll try and cover Spurtleshire one… Read More
REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL, NO. 1 Saturday 21 March 2020 - 06:59 Congratulations to the Council for the superb beds of spring flowers on the Broughton Street/Mansfield Place roundabout.
Sometimes these sites are… Read More
SIGNS OF THE TIMES Wednesday 18 March 2020 - 06:58 In these troubling times, it’s heartening to find local businesses, charities, and individuals rising to the challenge.
Some are making offers… Read More
COUNCIL RESPONSE ON CORONAVIRUS Tuesday 17 March 2020 - 06:56 Cllr Adam McVey, Leader of Edinburgh Council, yesterday announced new social distancing and visiting restrictions at Council-run care homes.
In… Read More
NEW LIGHT ON CITY CENTRE Tuesday 10 March 2020 - 06:54 Edinburgh Council’s programme to upgrade street lighting across the capital will begin in the City Centre Ward 11 (see map below) on 6 April and… Read More
MISSING FROM BELLEVUE Friday 6 March 2020 - 06:53 Meet Daryl.
He is, we think, the first of this year’s Broughton cats to take advantage of the lengthening days and go wandering. … Read More
TIME FOR SUMMER SESSIONS TO MOVE Tuesday 3 March 2020 - 06:52 Locals concerned at what they see as the overuse and misuse of Edinburgh’s green spaces are urging fellow residents to make a stand. They’re asking… Read More