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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 23
Sunday 20 June 2021 - 07:15
HOW AN EDINBURGH BOY LOST HIS TOE. Sheriff Guy heard proof, in Edinburgh Sheriff Court to-day, in an action arising out of an accident to a little…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 22
Sunday 13 June 2021 - 08:46
CABLE-CAR ACCIDENT. A sad accident occurred opposite Piershill Cemetery on Tuesday evening. A boy named Andrew Cameron, nine years of age, and…
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STAFFORD CENTRE SEEKS VOLUNTEERS
Thursday 10 June 2021 - 06:33
Broughton Street’s Stafford Centre has for over 30 years helped people experiencing mental health difficulties to build self-confidence and integrate…
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SERIOUS ASSAULT ON FORTH STREET
Tuesday 8 June 2021 - 19:49
The following press release was received from Police Scotland earlier today. We reprint it unedited and in full below. Officers in Edinburgh are…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 21
Saturday 5 June 2021 - 08:23
EDINBURGH CHAUFFEUR’S SUNDAY MORNING RUN. ALLEGED EXCESS OF THE LEGAL LIMIT. John Wallace, 26 Carlton Terrace Lane, Edinburgh, was charged before…
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FRIED AND TRUSTED
Friday 4 June 2021 - 09:57
A press release arrived in our inbox yesterday asking us to ‘spread the joyous news’ that today (Friday) is National Fish and Chip Day. This not-for…
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FRESH START FOR FORMER DEBENHAM’S
Wednesday 2 June 2021 - 14:11
COUNCILLORS APPROVE RADICAL RETHINK Councillors on the Development Management Subcommittee this morning granted planning permission for Legal &…
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LADY WITH THE LITTLE DOG
Tuesday 1 June 2021 - 00:00
Our neighbour and long-time Spurtle supporter Dr Joy Hendry is a distinguished editor, critic, and all-round ‘lady of letters’ whose work for the…
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THE PERILS OF PROMOTION
Tuesday 1 June 2021 - 00:00
Below is the full version of a piece we reproduced in Spurtle Issue 307. It is from the Scotsman, 18 September 1897. The aesthetics of bill-sticking…
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ISSUE 307 – OUT TOMORROW!
Monday 31 May 2021 - 12:13
As you read this, advance copies of the June Spurtle are already finding their way into shops, bars, homes, and recycling bins across Broughton and…
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