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Thursday, 21 March 2019
 HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF AS FARCE ON EAST SCOTLAND STREET LANE The latest planning application for the lockup / flat / AirBnB / Class 2 office / lockup on East Scotland Street Lane has...
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
Many thanks to local reader John Hein, who today sent us this photograph of a sign attached to a London Road bus stop. As Mr Hein observes, ‘Hell hath no fury like a bus user endampened.’ ...
Thursday, 14 March 2019
Around 120 people filled the Thomas Morton Hall at Leith Theatre last night for an event billed as the Save Leith Walk (SLW) hustings. For a by-election on the brink of trams, budget cuts, and...
Wednesday, 13 March 2019
Community Councils Together on Trams (CCTT) is a coalition of the four community councils most impacted by the proposed tramway extension route: New Town & Broughton CC, Leith Central CC,...
Tuesday, 12 March 2019
Architects LBA have put forward new plans for a development of six 1-bedroom apartments on a narrow sloping site between 13 Claremont Crescent and Broughton Road (Ref. 19/00451/FUL; Breaking news, 22...
Monday, 11 March 2019
Eleven candidates will contest the forthcoming Leith Walk (Ward 12) by-election on 11 April.They are, in alphabetical order:Steven Alexander, UK Independence Party (UKIP)Jack Caldwell, Scottish...
Sunday, 3 March 2019
If you live in a tenement, you may well have been frustrated by power cuts affecting the time the stair lights come on and go off. The reason power cuts affect lighting timing is because the...
Friday, 1 March 2019
Police in Scotland issued a statement this evening regarding the incident in Annandale Street this afternoon.We reproduce it in full.A spokesperson said: 'Police in Edinburgh were called to Annandale...
Friday, 1 March 2019
This is a full version of the article which was reproduced (in shortened form) in Issue 282. It comes from the Scotsman, 14 March 1919. AMERICAN HUT IN EDINBURGH.NEW LEAVE MECCA FOR UNITED...
Thursday, 28 February 2019
It’s nearly March, and copies of the latest Spurtle have already begun bouncing about the barony like spring hares on a garden trampoline. Issue 282 of your action-packed local stirrer begins...

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