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HELP FOR NEWLY SELF-EMPLOYED
Friday 1 May 2020 - 08:52
Local authorities yesterday started a scheme to help newly self-employed people facing hardship because of coronavirus. In Edinburgh, one-off grants…
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ISSUE 295 – OUT TOMORROW
Thursday 30 April 2020 - 16:59
UNHELPFUL PREVIEW HERE As you read this, copies of the May Spurtle are not fluttering from the presses like so many cherry blossoms borne on a…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 12
Thursday 30 April 2020 - 06:20
1860 CHILD MURDER Elizabeth Smith or Walker, residing in Upper Greenside Lane,[1] was placed at the bar charged with administering a quantity of…
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NEW TOWN NORTH LATEST
Wednesday 29 April 2020 - 16:15
1 MAY DEADLINE – DON’T FORGET TO COMMENT Ediston and Orion Capital Managers, the entities behind the proposed New Town North development…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 11
Monday 27 April 2020 - 08:00
1859 MELANCHOLY CASE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE CALEDONIAN MERCURY AND DAILY EXPRESS. Sir,—Permit me, through the medium of your journal, to inquire if…
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MAN ATTACKED NEAR LOCAL PARK
Monday 27 April 2020 - 06:59
POLICE SEEK WITNESSES Police seek witnesses after a man was assaulted near King George V Park at around 2pm on Saturday 25 April. The victim was…
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FALL IN RECORDED CRIME
Sunday 26 April 2020 - 03:28
Police Scotland today issued the following press release. With the exception of added subheadings, we reproduce it unedited and in full. -------…
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HIGH ON A HILL
Friday 24 April 2020 - 18:32
There is a timeless hush about Edinburgh these days. Sometimes, it’s like a tonic for the soul. Sometimes, it’s unsettling and peculiar.…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 10
Thursday 23 April 2020 - 08:00
HIGH COURT OF JUSTICIARY. This Court resumed yesterday—the Lord Justice-General, Lord Deas, and Lord Ardmillan on the bench. Elizabeth Adams and…
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TIME TO ASK QUESTIONS
Tuesday 21 April 2020 - 14:34
Debate Night is returning to BBC Scotland with a revised format this month. The programme, hosted by Stephen Jardine, will feature a panel of (…
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