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SOLIDARITY AND DISSENT ON STEAD’S PLACE
Tuesday 12 May 2020 - 06:15
Not sure there’s much more to be said … Ever since Drum Property closed down the majority of shops and local businesses on Stead’s Place, the mute…
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CONTACTLESS AND CONVENIENT
Monday 11 May 2020 - 06:47
LOCAL MARKETS NOW (VIRTUALLY) BACK TO NORMAL For obvious reasons, Stockbridge and Leith Markets can’t operate in the confines of Kerr Street and…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 15
Monday 11 May 2020 - 05:35
1864–66 THEFT OF A WATCH AND CHAIN. Isabella Raphael or M’Pherson and John Robertson were charged with the theft of a silver watch, a gold chain,…
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ALL GOING TOGETHER
Saturday 9 May 2020 - 07:32
It may only be May, but the summertime is coming. To judge by this correspondent’s hayfever, the trees are blooming. And in the back green, the wild…
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MAN'S BODY RECOVERED
Friday 8 May 2020 - 05:55
Police Scotland have announced the recovery of a man’s body from the Canty Bay area of North Berwick. The family of Richard Forbes has been informed…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 14
Thursday 7 May 2020 - 05:01
April 1863 WORKING MEN’S HOUSES AT STOCKBRIDGE. Last night, the foundation-stone of a range of houses at Stockbridge, intended for working men, was…
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NTBCC ON 'CHOICES FOR CITY PLAN 2030'
Wednesday 6 May 2020 - 07:40
As examined at length and from various perspectives in Issue 295, the Covid-19 pandemic will have long-lasting effects on the future of Edinburgh.…
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A WORD IN YOUR EYE
Tuesday 5 May 2020 - 05:24
NO SHORTAGE OF OPINIONS ACROSS SPURTLESHIRE We’re an opinionated and contradictory bunch in these parts. Everyone brimming with views, but not…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 13
Monday 4 May 2020 - 05:30
1860–63 ACCIDENT WITH A MINCING MACHINE—Yesterday, a lad employed in a butcher’s premises in Thistle Street Lane was working at a mincing machine,…
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LATE DEVELOPER MAKES BIG IMPRESSION
Sunday 3 May 2020 - 05:50
UNEXPECTED CONSEQUENCE OF LOCKDOWN? Does adversity bring out the best in you? Or is it warm sunshine that brings a blush to your cheek and a…
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