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CRISIS DECISION MAKING, CIVIC TENSIONS
Friday 12 June 2020 - 10:34
As Spurtle has reported on several occasions in recent weeks, there are widespread misgivings about the speed (and questionable democratic…
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WARRISTON TREE – KIDS CALL FOR ACTION
Friday 12 June 2020 - 05:51
Yesterday we reported the mysterious overnight felling of a tree in Warriston Playing Fields. Since then, local children have responded to the loss…
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MIDNIGHT CHOP IN WARRISTON
Thursday 11 June 2020 - 07:54
When Eildon Street residents woke yesterday morning, they found that a tree on the boundary between their road and Warriston Playing Fields had been…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 25
Thursday 11 June 2020 - 06:45
1877 SHEBEENING IN GREENSIDE ROW. At the City Police Court, a man named John Buist, residing in Simpson’s Court, was charged with having trafficked…
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CUCKOO IN THE NEST
Tuesday 9 June 2020 - 07:48
PLAN FOR 31 SERVICED APARTMENTS IN GREENSIDE PLACE Yorkshire-based J. Bentley Estates Limited seeks permission to redevelop, refurbish, and upgrade…
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BBC CALLS FOR LOCAL QUESTIONERS
Monday 8 June 2020 - 15:43
BBC Scotland’s Debate Night will simulate coming from Edinburgh and the Lothians in its forthcoming episode on Wednesday 17 June. If you’re e-…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 24
Monday 8 June 2020 - 05:34
1875–76 Mr EDWIN KNOWLES, Riding Master, Respectfully intimates that he has RESIGNED his connection with the Tollcross Riding Academy, where he…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 23
Thursday 4 June 2020 - 05:51
1874 THIS DAY’S POLICE NEWS. NOISY DOGS. At the City Police Court, Mr John Pringle[1] and Mr James Young were charged with having dogs in their…
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BETTER OUT THAN IN
Tuesday 2 June 2020 - 16:03
What do you keep in your recycling bin these days? A sat nav? Spare tyre? Snow shovel? Tin of sweets for the kids to suck on that stops them being…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 22
Monday 1 June 2020 - 06:04
1873 SHOCKING TRAGEDY IN STOCKBRIDGE. ALLEGED MURDER OF A CAB-DRIVER. At the City Police Court this morning, before Bailie Wilson, John M’Laughlan…
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