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Monday, 25 February 2019
Dear Spurtle I attach two photographs of a very dangerous broken pavement outside the Territorial Army Centre in East Claremont Street, Edinburgh.This pavement is dilapidated, sunken and badly...
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Dear SpurtleSecure? Would it have been not secure if Drummond would have shared the premises with a Gaelic medium education?Your headline [Issue 281, p.2] is derogatory: secure of the invasion of...
Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Dear Spurtle I read with interest your article about the various planning applications and existing student accommodation in the Leith area ('Putting a number to student arrivals', Issue 279)....
Friday, 31 August 2018
Dear Spurtle  During a recent visit to Herculaneum, the UNESCO World Hertitage Site in Southern Italy, I was struck by the state of the roads there compared to our own UNESCO World Heritage...
Monday, 20 August 2018
Dear Spurtle Golfers in Porty on Friday were stunned to find, nailed to the clubhouse doors like Luther's Articles, a notice from Edinburgh Leisure announcing the closure of the course at the...
Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Dear SpurtleRegarding your Briefly item in Issue 276, of course there will be no-one who doesn’t understand the English sign: ‘Police Station’. To display the Gaelic language sign at Gayfield Square...
Tuesday, 7 August 2018
Dear Spurtle I read with interest your piece on the city constellation with regard to advertising in Edinburgh. I thought it might be good to highlight the use of digital screens that are both...
Thursday, 2 August 2018
Dear Spurtle I wonder if any other readers have been driven to distraction by the flock of gulls which seem to be in constant, full-voice circulation over Eyre Crescent and Canon Street.  ...
Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Dear Spurtle Whilst a redevelopment of the Powderhall site is very welcome, no mention appears to have been made as to how the very considerable amount of [construction-related] waste is to be...
Monday, 18 June 2018
Dear Spurtle How on earth can the Royal Bank of Scotland justify closing branches when I had to queue for half an hour to be served today at their former Head Office Branch in Edinburgh? ...

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