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GEORGE STREET A GHOST TOWN
Sunday 28 February 2021 - 17:15
George Street was quiet yesterday afternoon. Eerily quiet, even for a Sunday. There was only the occasional car. Otherwise the city-centre…
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ISSUE 304 – OUT TOMORROW!
Sunday 28 February 2021 - 08:33
As you read this, the first printed copies of the March Spurtle have begun appearing across Broughton like spring birds peeping in the teeth of…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 10
Sunday 28 February 2021 - 07:20
TRAGIC DEATH IN AN EDINBURGH HOTEL. BARMAID SHOT DEAD. A melancholy addition was made last night to the victims of reckless fooling with firearms.…
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COUNCIL CONSULTS ON PARKING CONTROLS
Saturday 27 February 2021 - 09:03
The Council is reviewing parking provision across the city, particularly in terms of how non-residents’ parking affects local people. Phase 2 of…
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SUGGESTIONS SOUGHT FOR CONSERVATION FUNDING
Friday 26 February 2021 - 09:09
Suggestions are sought for historic buildings and neighbourhoods needing regeneration in the World Heritage Site and adjacent Conservation…
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OVERBEARING, OVERWHELMING OVERDEVELOPMENT
Thursday 25 February 2021 - 12:32
COUNCILLORS REJECT GREENSIDE PROPOSAL Planning permission has been refused for Kerwick Ltd’s proposed development of 25 flats on the site of a car…
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SERIOUS CRASH ON BONNINGTON ROAD
Wednesday 24 February 2021 - 12:45
Police Scotland today issued a press release which we reproduce below in full. ----- Road Policing Officers at Edinburgh are appealing for…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 9
Sunday 21 February 2021 - 11:54
EDINBURGH DRINKING CLUBS. POLICE START NEW CAMPAIGN. A new phase in the drinking club question as regards Edinburgh has been entered upon.[1] As…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 8
Sunday 14 February 2021 - 09:32
BATHGATE MAN’S ADVENTURES IN EDINBURGH. FALLEN AMONG THIEVES. Before Bailie Waterston, Edinburgh City Police Court, to-day, a young, smart-looking…
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MSC STUDENTS SEEK LOCAL INPUT
Monday 8 February 2021 - 10:34
Hello Spurtle Readers, We are a group of university students pursuing an MSc in Architectural Conservation at the University of Edinburgh. Since…
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