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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 3
Thursday 26 March 2020 - 07:24
1837–38 Fire.—On Thursday night, about seven o’clock, the premises in East Thistle Street Lane, in which Messrs M’Crie & Co. carry on the…
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RESIDENTS ASSOCIATIONS SUPPORT LOCALS
Thursday 26 March 2020 - 07:23
UPDATED 10 APRIL 2020 Residents associations across Edinburgh are rallying to support vulnerable locals who may need their help.  We reproduce…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 2
Wednesday 25 March 2020 - 07:22
Introduction  Ever since the publication in 1886 of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, we have been…
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OPEN LETTER
Wednesday 25 March 2020 - 07:21
The Broughton Spurtle is a member of the Independent Community News Network. This lunchtime, its Director, Emma Meese, issued the following open…
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SHUT OUT SCAMMERS
Tuesday 24 March 2020 - 07:20
Police Scotland issued a press release today. We reproduce it, unedited and in full, below.  Police Scotland is advising the public to be…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS: 1
Tuesday 24 March 2020 - 07:19
In the weeks to come, as a diversion from current inconveniences and alarms, Spurtle will serialise a previously unpublished work compiled by A. J.…
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BROUGHTON BUSINESS UPDATE
Monday 23 March 2020 - 07:00
SOME OF THE INFORMATION BELOW HAS BEEN SUPERSEDED BY UK GOVERNMENT ADVICE (20:30, 23.3.20). USE COMMON SENSE. We’ll try and cover Spurtleshire one…
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REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL, NO. 1
Saturday 21 March 2020 - 06:59
Congratulations to the Council for the superb beds of spring flowers on the Broughton Street/Mansfield Place roundabout.  Sometimes these sites are…
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SIGNS OF THE TIMES
Wednesday 18 March 2020 - 06:58
In these troubling times, it’s heartening to find local businesses, charities, and individuals rising to the challenge.  Some are making offers…
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COUNCIL RESPONSE ON CORONAVIRUS
Tuesday 17 March 2020 - 06:56
Cllr Adam McVey, Leader of Edinburgh Council, yesterday announced new social distancing and visiting restrictions at Council-run care homes. In…
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