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McDONALD ROAD – CLEAR LOCAL AGENDA EMERGES
Sunday 16 May 2010 - 23:48
Spurtle today received the 23 April response of the New Town and Broughton Community Council (NTBCC) to Hackland & Dore's pre-planning…
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JOHN LEWIS DETERMINED TO STAY OPEN
Sunday 16 May 2010 - 08:04
Sceptics have been casting doubt in recent weeks on John Lewis’s ability to stay open during dismantlement of  New St Andrew’s House next year.…
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BROUGHTON ROLE IN FRENCH SPY SPOOF
Friday 14 May 2010 - 11:21
In May 2009, Abercromby Place, Heriot Row and Nelson St doubled as 1960s London during filming of the French espionage caper Imogène McCarthery (see…
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HEIN ACKNOWLEDGES VOTERS AND BLASTS CLEGG 'BETRAYAL'
Wednesday 12 May 2010 - 13:57
John Hein, the Liberal candidate for Edinburgh North and Leith, who came sixth in last week's General Election, contacted Spurtle today with…
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DISH OF THE DAY
Wednesday 12 May 2010 - 09:07
Keen to attract custom from all quarters of the carnivorous electorate, Crombie's of Broughton Street have been marketing their delicious-sounding '…
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WARM WELCOME FOR DIRTY STOP-OUT
Tuesday 11 May 2010 - 12:10
Coco - the Drummond Place Maine Coon missing since 28 April – has been found safe and well.She was twice spotted on Sunday night, and finally…
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FREE TRAINING FOR LEITH BIOMASS PLANT OBJECTORS
Tuesday 11 May 2010 - 10:49
Readers will probably have heard about controversial plans for a huge new Biomass plant in Leith.People who are against the plans may well wonder how…
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LOOPHOLES ARE NOT FOR BUILDING ON
Tuesday 11 May 2010 - 09:35
The Scottish Government issues guidelines to developers about the proportion of any residential development to be reserved as social housing. It is a…
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KEVIN LANG ON THE ELECTION
Monday 10 May 2010 - 21:06
Kevin Lang – the Liberal-Democrat, second-placed candidate for Edinburgh North and Leith – told Spurtle:'I am of course disappointed not to have won…
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ELECTION RESULT – McGILL RESPONDS
Monday 10 May 2010 - 08:50
Iain McGill – the third-placed candidate in last week's General Election – has sent us the following comment.'I am incredibly grateful to the 7,079…
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