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UNEASY LIES THE HEAD
Friday 7 February 2020 - 06:39
Too nerve-racking to watch the rugby this weekend?  Instead, you could do a lot worse than to visit the BP Portrait Award 2019 at the Scottish…
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TALL AND SKINNY PROPOSAL
Thursday 6 February 2020 - 06:36
Hackland + Dore Directors Pension seeks planning permission to knock down the single-storey office building of Hackland + Dore Architects at 16…
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BIG FOOT BACK ON BROUGHTON STREET
Tuesday 4 February 2020 - 06:35
The ‘Paolozzis’ returned to Broughton Street this afternoon. The area known as ‘Big Foot Country’ has been without its Manuscript of Monte…
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UNCLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER
Friday 31 January 2020 - 06:34
As work on the redesign of Picardy Place continues, there has been considerable debate about how well the final scheme will eventually satisfy…
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ISSUE 292 – OUT TOMORROW!
Friday 31 January 2020 - 06:29
As you read this, early copies of the February Spurtle are already traipsing their way across the barony like lost tourists in search of something…
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ANOTHER SMALL VICTORY IN FIGHT AGAINST SHORT-TERM LETS
Wednesday 29 January 2020 - 06:27
Latest news from Edinburgh Council’s Planning Portal reveals another refusal for change of use from domestic dwelling to commercial short-term let (…
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TIME TO CONSIDER CLIMATE CHANGE
Monday 27 January 2020 - 06:09
The City of Edinburgh Council has announced that it recognises the vital role of local government in addressing climate change. In May last year, it…
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BAXTER’S PLACE ASSAULT – POLICE SEEK INFORMATION
Friday 24 January 2020 - 06:06
Police Scotland has issued an appeal for information following an assault on Baxter’s Place.  We reproduce their press release below. …
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COLD DAY AND CLIMATE CRISIS
Tuesday 14 January 2020 - 10:26
Over 25 Extinction Rebellion activists gathered outside Baillie Gifford premises on Greenside Row this morning.  They were protesting against…
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PUBLIC’S IDEAS SOUGHT ON PICARDY PLACE ISLAND
Friday 10 January 2020 - 13:55
Members of the public will have a say in how the central island is developed in Picardy Place, writes Peter Williamson, chair of the Picardy…
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