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ISSUE 296 – OUT TOMORROW!
Sunday 31 May 2020 - 15:28
As you read this, electronic copies of the June Spurtle are already speeding their way across the virtual barony like spring bees late for an…
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FRAMING THE WINTER FESTIVALS CONSULTATION
Sunday 31 May 2020 - 11:40
At last week’s meeting of the Policy & Sustainability Committee, councillors unanimously agreed to appoint a ‘service provider’ to deliver a…
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COUNCIL DEFERS SUMMER SESSIONS
Friday 29 May 2020 - 15:27
DOSH TRUMPS TRANQUILITY At yesterday’s virtual meeting of the Policy & Sustainability Committee, councillors considered a report proposing the…
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RECYCLING RESUMES – BOOKINGS FROM TODAY
Thursday 28 May 2020 - 06:01
Edinburgh’s Household Waste and Recycling Centres will reopen on Monday 1 June on an appointment-only basis. Items will initially be restricted to…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 21
Thursday 28 May 2020 - 05:39
1869–73 ONE GUINEA REWARD.[1]—JOHN FRASER, a Skinner, recently residing at Ann’s Court, Canonmills,[2] having deserted his child Hugh, aged four…
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POLICE REPORT FALL IN EDINBURGH CRIME
Tuesday 26 May 2020 - 15:35
We hesitate to report this, given that our last account of a reduction in Edinburgh crime was followed almost immediately by an assault on our…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 20
Monday 25 May 2020 - 06:06
March 1869 Letters to the Editor. THE WATER SUPPLY. Sir,—I will be obliged by your inserting the inclosed correspondence. Bailie Russell is not…
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NEW VISION FOR INVERLEITH HOUSE
Friday 22 May 2020 - 08:18
Inverleith House in the Botanic Gardens has secured funding to deliver a three-year programme of multidisciplinary engagement between artists and…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 19
Thursday 21 May 2020 - 08:32
1868–69 ALEXANDER SELKIRK, THE ORIGINAL OF ROBINSON CRUSOE.  The following letter has been sent to Commodore Powell and the officers of H.M.S.…
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COOKING WITH GIADA CANDERLE
Wednesday 20 May 2020 - 06:40
TRADITIONAL POTATO GNOCCHI WITH BUTTER AND SAGE DRESSING In Italian we have a saying which goes: Giovedí gnocchi, venerdí pesce, sabato trippa (…
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