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ABDUCTION AND ATTEMPTED MURDER IN CLAREMONT COURT – POLICE SEEK WITNESSES
Thursday 7 October 2021 - 15:29
Police Scotland issued the following press release at lunchtime today. We reproduce it unedited and in full. –––––––––– Police Scotland is…
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CHRISTIAN AID SALE RETURNS
Thursday 7 October 2021 - 12:27
Acclaimed artist Victoria Crowe was at St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church this morning to raise awareness of the forthcoming Sale of Pictures…
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CI VEDIAMO DOPO, FIRENZE!
Tuesday 5 October 2021 - 16:13
Since 1981, the Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) John Kinross Scholarship has afforded 10 students of art and/or architecture the chance to live and…
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BRIGHT WORDS IN THE DARKNESS
Monday 4 October 2021 - 12:44
An eye-catching, thought-provoking, and well-executed piece of street-art has appeared at the Tesco end of the Rodney Street tunnel. For the full…
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MUSIC SCHOOL GETS THE NOD
Monday 4 October 2021 - 00:01
The proposal to repurpose the old Royal High School on Regent Road as a new performance venue and home for St Mary’s Music School has taken a major…
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ATTEMPTED ROBBERY IN CLAREMONT COURT
Friday 1 October 2021 - 07:27
POLICE SEEK WITNESSES Police Scotland issued a press release yesterday, which we reproduce below unedited and in full. ***** Detectives in…
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ISSUE 311—OUT SOON!
Thursday 30 September 2021 - 07:40
As you read this, advance copies of the October Spurtle are already dispersing across the barony like dropped PPE masks on an easterly breeze. Page…
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CYCLING PROTESTERS TARGETED IN CITY-CENTRE INCIDENT
Monday 27 September 2021 - 11:12
Spurtle has received a report that on Saturday afternoon, a group of moto-cross bikers harassed participants in a peaceful Critical Mass cycle…
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ATTEMPTED ROBBERY ON WARRISTON PATH
Friday 24 September 2021 - 14:10
Police Scotland today issued a press release. We publish it below unedited and in full. ---- Detectives in Edinburgh are appealing for information…
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LONG DROP AND A SHORTFALL
Thursday 16 September 2021 - 09:15
The sight of workers swinging from the tower of Broughton St Mary’s is enough to make anyone queasy. Imagine how much worse you’d feel if you were…
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