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BLENHEIM PLACE – KEEP US CONNECTED
Friday 19 February 2010 - 22:39
Calton Hillers unhappy at the prospect of not turning right into Blenheim Place from London Road have 28 days from 21 February to object.Click on…
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BROUGHTON STREET RE-OPENING DATE CONFIRMED
Thursday 18 February 2010 - 15:55
As reported in 'Breaking news' on 11 February, Broughton Street is to partially reopen.Following a planning meeting on Monday and a site visit…
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ARTIST ON CAPITAL VISIT
Wednesday 17 February 2010 - 00:00
Spurtle highlighted Magne F's striking exhibition of his 'alpha-beta' artworks at Edinburgh Printmakers' Gallery in our February issue.The celebrated…
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POLICE RAID EAST CLAREMONT STREET TROUBLE-SPOT
Monday 15 February 2010 - 21:06
Never too far from controversy (Issues 49,147,155,168), the former swingers’ club, private gentlemen’s establishment, and health club at 51–3 East…
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LGBT ARTS FESTIVAL 'BIGGER AND BETTER'
Monday 15 February 2010 - 17:48
The second annual LGBT arts festival starts on 21 February at the LGBT Centre at 9 Howe Street.With funding this year from the Lottery Post Code, the…
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LOCAL OPTIMIST AWAITS SIX-NATIONS CALL-UP
Monday 15 February 2010 - 15:22
The Treacle monkey on Broughton Street is undeterred by last-minute defeat against Wales.Despite finishing an enormous piece of rock over Christmas,…
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PARKING CARPING DEADLINE APPROACHES
Monday 15 February 2010 - 12:52
Property occupiers within Edinburgh's Controlled Parking Zones 1–8, N1–N5 and S1–S5 have until 1 March to respond to City of Edinburgh Council's…
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BROUGHTON RD/HERIOTHILL DEVELOPMENT – PUBLIC TO SEE OUTLINE PLANS
Friday 12 February 2010 - 18:07
Architects' plans for 8 townhouses off Broughton Road will be presented at a public meeting on 1 March. Spurtle understands that  a 4-storey…
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DIFFICULT BUDGET VOTED THROUGH
Friday 12 February 2010 - 00:00
As expected, the Liberal Democrat–Scottish Nationalist Administration succeeded in voting through its widely trailed budget proposals on 11 February…
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ROMANCE MEETS RETAIL THERAPY
Thursday 11 February 2010 - 20:03
Broughton Street traders are beating tramworks disruption with a series of promotions to retain old customers and attract new ones. Loved-up locals…
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