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ISSUE 293 OUT SOON!
Saturday 29 February 2020 - 06:51
As you read this, advanced copies of the March Spurtle are already popping up across the barony like snowdrops awaiting the first dog of spring.…
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MYSTERY OF THE MOVING GORMLEYS
Thursday 20 February 2020 - 06:50
 EXCLUSIVE  Something has changed about Antony Gormley’s Six Times along the Water of Leith. But so far, hardly anyone has noticed.  Originally…
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CAMPAIGNERS FIGHT POST OFFICE PRIVATISATION
Monday 17 February 2020 - 06:49
The Post Office plans to privatise its service at 40 Frederick Street on 15 April with the immediate loss of nine jobs.  Plans first emerged on…
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UNBELIEVABLE
Friday 14 February 2020 - 06:47
This morning, the Spurtle received the following photo of a document, whose source could not vouchsafe its authenticity.  As a public service,…
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BROUGHTON MOURNS LOCAL MINISTER
Thursday 13 February 2020 - 06:46
 Obituary: Reverend Peter Macdonald  Many across Broughton and beyond have been saddened by the Reverend Peter Macdonald’s sudden death on…
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TASTY TREATS FROM MRS WILLIAMSON'S COOKBOOK
Sunday 9 February 2020 - 06:45
4. TO DRESS LAMB’S HEAD  With Storm Ciara howling about our ears and snow forecast for the start of the coming week, what better time than this…
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A PLACE FOR EVERYTHING
Saturday 8 February 2020 - 06:41
 AND THIS ISN’T IT  It’s not clear exactly what the latest graffiti at Warriston Junction refers to. It could be Britain’s exit from the…
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UNEASY LIES THE HEAD
Friday 7 February 2020 - 06:39
Too nerve-racking to watch the rugby this weekend?  Instead, you could do a lot worse than to visit the BP Portrait Award 2019 at the Scottish…
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TALL AND SKINNY PROPOSAL
Thursday 6 February 2020 - 06:36
Hackland + Dore Directors Pension seeks planning permission to knock down the single-storey office building of Hackland + Dore Architects at 16…
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BIG FOOT BACK ON BROUGHTON STREET
Tuesday 4 February 2020 - 06:35
The ‘Paolozzis’ returned to Broughton Street this afternoon. The area known as ‘Big Foot Country’ has been without its Manuscript of Monte…
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