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ISSUE 307 – OUT TOMORROW!
Monday 31 May 2021 - 12:13
As you read this, advance copies of the June Spurtle are already finding their way into shops, bars, homes, and recycling bins across Broughton and…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 21
Sunday 30 May 2021 - 08:12
EDINBURGH COUNCILLOR’S ROMANCE In the Court of Session on Tuesday, before Lord Low, evidence was led in an action by Euphemia Cumming Montgomery, 3…
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PLANNING UPDATE
Thursday 27 May 2021 - 09:17
‘SHAKE THINGS UP A BIT, WHAT?’ The mysterious depths of 38 Queen Street are explained in plans associated with a proposal to convert part of the…
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DEATH OF TEENAGER – MAN CONVICTED
Monday 24 May 2021 - 16:47
Readers will remember the tragic case of Mhari O’Neill, the 15-year-old Edinburgh woman whose body was discovered on Calton Hill on 8 December 2018…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 20
Sunday 23 May 2021 - 11:21
A CONTUMACIOUS PRISONER. A woman named Elizabeth Igo was brought to the bar of Edinburgh Police Court to-day, charged with being drunk and…
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NOT ANY OLD IRON
Friday 21 May 2021 - 12:53
Living in a World Heritage Site, we tend – rightly – to focus on the preservation and restoration of its finest features. But sometimes, the…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 19
Sunday 16 May 2021 - 09:01
1904 ______________   A LIFETIME WITH ONE FIRM. The above is a portrait of Mr George Sime, who passed away Wednesday last at the ripe age of 83…
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PILOT PROJECT LAUNCHES IN HOPETOUN CRESCENT GARDEN
Thursday 13 May 2021 - 09:18
Standard Life Aberdeen’s ‘Giving Back to Green Spaces’ project has chosen Hopetoun Crescent Garden as one of four pilot schemes to increase local bio…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 18
Sunday 9 May 2021 - 09:29
THEFT FROM A POLTON GARDENER.—Before Bailie Gibson, in Edinburgh City Police Court yesterday, Robert Copeland (33), residing at 22 Scotland Street…
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PARK MURAL – MORE DETAILS DISCOVERED
Wednesday 5 May 2021 - 11:47
On Monday, Spurtle reported the surprising things to be found behind bushes in King George V Park. The wall paintings there featuring fabulous…
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