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Wednesday, 21 April 2010
A further two candidates will stand for the Edinburgh North and Leith constituency, having announced their candidatures shortly before yesterday's 4pm deadline.David Jacobsen represents the Socialist...
Wednesday, 21 April 2010
Despite today's reopening of UK airspace, links to and from Edinburgh continue to be disrupted by the knock-on effects of volcanic ash.With many flight arrangements still up in the air, passengers...
Tuesday, 20 April 2010
As promised, the Spurtle will again run hustings for Westminster Parliamentary candidates in the Edinburgh North and Leith constituency.The event will take place from 7.30–9pm on Wed. 21 April at...
Monday, 19 April 2010
As reported in Issue 181, work on refurbishment of Glenogle Baths is approaching completion. Glenogle champion Linda Wilson now reports latest developments.CBC Ltd, the main on-site contractor , are...
Saturday, 17 April 2010
Michael Wildman, the admired photographer currently exhibiting at Axolotyl on Dundas Street, will give a talk there today from 2 to 3pm.The talk will be free, and about the artist's series 'In the...
Friday, 16 April 2010
A new, free service for businesses and individuals was launched on 14 April.An initiative by Business Gateway and Edinburgh City Libraries, the Leith Business Hub – based in McDonald Road Library –...
Friday, 16 April 2010
A seventh candidate is now standing for the Edinburgh North and Leith constituency in the 6 May General Election.Local man John Hein will represent the Liberal Party.He has been issued with an...
Monday, 12 April 2010
'Some Like It Too Hot' is a new exhibition at Out of the Blue showing Leith as you've never seen it before.A mixture of interviews, portraiture and strangely beautiful thermal images chart 10...
Sunday, 11 April 2010
Roland Corbin's 'Lost in Reverie' (below) is one of several extraordinary images featured in Axolotl's new Spring Exhibition.The Dundas Street gallery will concentrate this month on Michael Wildman's...
Friday, 9 April 2010
The Scottish Book Trust has launched awards for 3 teenaged writers aged 14-17.Participants will be mentored over 7 months by Cathy Forde, author of Sugarcoated, SKAARS and Firestarter. She'll help...

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