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BRIGHT SIDE
Thursday 16 December 2021 - 11:43
On the bright side, we all seem to be a lot less worried about Salmonella these days.
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HEEL FOR HEEL AND TOE FOR TOE
Tuesday 14 December 2021 - 11:00
‘Change of use from Workshop/Showroom (Class 4) to Entertainment venue for throwing axes (Class 11).’ This planning proposal lands with a satisfying…
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JOHN ROSS MACLEAN (1942–2021)
Monday 13 December 2021 - 12:44
Our friend and colleague Ross Maclean died last night. He was a charming aesthete, a lover of fine art, poetry, wine, and all growing things. He was…
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TOILET HUMOUR IN CANONMILLS
Sunday 12 December 2021 - 11:50
Thanks to reader John Ross who first alerted us to it.    
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INVERLEITH ROW
Saturday 11 December 2021 - 11:56
Spurtleshire's answer to Inverfarigaig.
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JOSEPH PEARCE SEEKS TO EXPAND UNDER COVER
Thursday 9 December 2021 - 11:30
Joseph Pearce, part of the Boda Bars chain, has applied for planning consent to build a temporary, partly covered seating area for drinking and…
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No excuses for bad bin behaviour
Monday 6 December 2021 - 15:22
Dear Spurtle, This is a bin in Scotland Street. During the storm on Friday 26 November, it was empty and blown into the kerb. It is proving…
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BIG BEAST IN BROUGHTON BACK-GREEN
Monday 6 December 2021 - 13:14
Has anyone else spotted this absolutely huge Bellevue squirrel? Has anyone else noticed this absolutely huge Bellevue squirrel? -----  
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REFORMED CHARACTERS MAKE YOU THINK
Sunday 5 December 2021 - 12:15
This is interesting: the Ingleby Gallery’s virtual viewing room, part of its Instalments series, in which local artist Jessica Harrison describes the…
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TRAMWORK PROGRESS – ENJOY THE VIEW
Saturday 4 December 2021 - 10:42
Despite Covid, despite shortages of material and skilled labour, despite unexpected ‘utility conflicts’ at key junctions, the Trams to Broughton…
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