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Saturday, 14 July 2018
Thousands marched through central Edinburgh this afternoon to protest against the arrival of President Trump in the UK in general, and Scotland in particular. Spurtle photographed over a hundred...
Friday, 13 July 2018
 SLOW GOING LIKELY Expect traffic delays tomorrow as an anti-Trump protest passes through the city centre at lunchtime.An unspecified number of people will take an unknown amount of time to...
Tuesday, 10 July 2018
What could be more boring than a bin?They are not objects of exquisite beauty.Homesick exiles never reminisce about them.Lovers don’t spoon together in their shade.They’re so usefully boring that,...
Monday, 9 July 2018
City of Edinburgh Council seeks the public’s views on outdoor advertising. Its online consultation pages – with six multiple-choice questions and space for additional comments – will remain OPEN HERE...
Thursday, 5 July 2018
 As campaigners fight to rebuff plans for Stead’s Place, and community councils unite to fire a warning shot across the bows of the Council, local businessman Mark Gibson explains what makes...
Sunday, 1 July 2018
LOCALS APPLY PRESSURE ON CEC Four community councils along the route of the proposed tramway to Newhaven have issued a joint statement to City of Edinburgh Council. Community Councils...
Saturday, 30 June 2018
People of Broughton, are you too hot? Then chill out with a super-cool copy of the July Spurtle, available across the barony and beyond from tomorrow. Issue 275 kicks off with news about...
Friday, 29 June 2018
Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition, visited the Newkirkgate this afternoon. His brief appearance was a show of support for long-time party colleague Cllr...
Friday, 29 June 2018
 12-WEEK CONSULTATION BEGINS City of Edinburgh Council and the Ross Development Trust seek feedback from the public concerning plans to upgrade and ‘revitalise’ West Princes Street Gardens and...
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
At consultation events yesterday and today, and a presentation to Leith Central Community Council last week, City of Edinburgh Council floated ideas and asked for the public's views on the future of...

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