Breaking news

PROBLEMS WITH COUNCIL’S GREENSPACE CONSULTATION
Wednesday 1 July 2020 - 06:38
SURVEYS BEG MORE QUESTIONS THAN THEY ASK City of Edinburgh Council has launched a new three-part consultation on how to enhance, protect, and care…
Read More
ISSUE 297 — OUT TOMORROW!
Tuesday 30 June 2020 - 10:27
As you read this, printed copies of the July Spurtle are already appearing across the barony like half-eaten fish suppers on a pre-Lockdown Saturday…
Read More
NEWS FROM THE MEWS 30
Monday 29 June 2020 - 05:38
THE STOCKBRIDGE MURDER CASE 1889 Part I News from the Mews is about to take another dark turn. Over the next three weeks, the court journalism…
Read More
TIGHT CORNER DRIVES NEIGHBOURS APART
Monday 29 June 2020 - 05:30
The Atlas Guest House at 30 London Street seeks full planning permission and listed building consent to remove a stone wall behind the premises,…
Read More
NEWS FROM THE MEWS 29
Thursday 25 June 2020 - 05:25
1886–88 SUNDAY FOOTBALL A fine of 1s each, with the option of 24 hours’ imprisonment, was imposed on each of five boys, whose ages ranged from 12…
Read More
BOTANICS REOPEN IN 1 WEEK'S TIME
Wednesday 24 June 2020 - 10:36
The Royal Botanic Garden will reopen to the public on Wednesday 1 July. But be aware. If you want to visit the oasis in Inverleith, you’ll need to…
Read More
NEWS FROM THE MEWS 28
Monday 22 June 2020 - 06:47
1885 KEEPING A DISORDERLY HOUSE. At the City Police Court, a woman named Jessie Irvine or Aitchison was ordered to pay a fine of £5, or go 30 days…
Read More
BETTER OUT THAN IN
Saturday 20 June 2020 - 06:18
For many children, reaching the end of their primary-school careers is an emotional experience. The last day in particular can be a time of high…
Read More
NEWS FROM THE MEWS 27
Thursday 18 June 2020 - 07:23
1884 CONTRAVENTIONS OF THE FACTORY ACT. At Edinburgh Sheriff Summary Court this afternoon—Sheriff Rutherfurd on the bench— Messrs M’Donald &…
Read More
MIXED PICTURE ON LOCAL CORONAVIRUS
Wednesday 17 June 2020 - 15:33
Clear disparities across Spurtleshire and the city At noon today, the National Records of Scotland published statistics relating to coronavirus (…
Read More