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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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,… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
NEWS FROM THE MEWS 12 Thursday 30 April 2020 - 06:20 1860
Elizabeth Smith or Walker, residing in Upper Greenside Lane, was placed at the bar charged with administering a quantity of… Read More