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FIVE-A-DAY FUN QUIZ
Monday 23 November 2020 - 08:39
Are you bored? Are you not bored but in need of distraction? Do you like having your brain teased? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above,…
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FLOOD MANAGEMENT NEEDS VISION AND LEADERSHIP
Wednesday 18 November 2020 - 13:41
In July last year, Spurtle responded to recent downpours by examining the current and long-term efficacy of Edinburgh’s £43M Water of Leith Flood…
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CAPITAL FOG – IT COULD BE WORSE
Tuesday 10 November 2020 - 10:42
This morning we woke to a third day of miserable damp gloom. It may seem grim. But Edinburgh has known worse. The following article is…
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LOCALS ABHOR AN INFORMATION VACUUM
Friday 6 November 2020 - 16:41
As first reported back in September, MMMARS Dundas Limited aims to demolish the existing structure and erect a new mixed-use development (residential…
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NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS
Thursday 5 November 2020 - 15:52
To avoid further binge-watching of US Presidential election coverage, one Spurtle correspondent today opted for a walk in the Botanics. In no…
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TWO-WEEK CONSULTATION ON REVISED STEAD’S PLACE PLANS
Wednesday 4 November 2020 - 16:03
ONLINE EXERCISE STARTS TOMORROW WITH LIVE EVENT Drum Property Group and CAMVO123 Ltd will seek public feedback on new proposals for the 2.9-…
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VANDALISM OF THE SCOTT MONUMENT
Sunday 1 November 2020 - 08:34
As a companion piece to last month's 'Desecration of the Calton Hill', we reproduce this article from the North Briton (8 December 1877…
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ISSUE 301 — OUT TOMORROW!
Saturday 31 October 2020 - 11:32
As you read this, early copies of the November Spurtle are already filtering out across the barony like leaves borne on an Edinburgh autumn breeze.…
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RIGHT TYPE FOR A BASEMENT BOOKSHOP
Thursday 29 October 2020 - 13:12
When Spurtle interviewed Tom Hodges earlier this week, the irrepressible fizz in the Typewronger Books bottle was anxiously preparing for a special…
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COUNCIL GRAPPLES GRAFFITI
Wednesday 28 October 2020 - 10:50
THERE'S ALWAYS CLEANING FLUID, BUT IS IT THE SOLUTION? Councillors on the Culture & Communities Cmte last month approved a Report on…
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