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PARK MURAL – MORE DETAILS DISCOVERED
Wednesday 5 May 2021 - 11:47
On Monday, Spurtle reported the surprising things to be found behind bushes in King George V Park. The wall paintings there featuring fabulous…
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BEASTS BEHIND THE BUSHES
Monday 3 May 2021 - 10:48
The northern boundary of King George V Park comprises the rear wall of a long shed opening onto the former Royal Bank of Scotland carpark. It’s…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 18
Sunday 2 May 2021 - 09:45
EDINBURGH MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS [CONTRIBUTED] In considering the various schemes on which the Town Council have embarked, and the result of their…
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PARK FRIENDS SEEK NEW FRIENDS
Saturday 1 May 2021 - 08:35
Friends of King George V Park and Scotland Yard Parks seek new committee members to play an active role in protecting and improving these treasured…
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ISSUE 306 – OUT TOMORROW!
Friday 30 April 2021 - 10:04
As you read this, Spurtle stalwarts are already delivering advance copies of the printed May issue to businesses, street boxes, and subscribers the…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 17
Sunday 25 April 2021 - 07:18
EDINBURGH LICENCE TRANSFER COURT. […] A DIRTY BACK ROOM. Christina Cameron or M’Callum, executrix of the late Hugh M’Callum, asked for transfer of…
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SPURTLE HUSTINGS ON 20 APRIL 2021
Wednesday 21 April 2021 - 14:15
Spurtle’s hustings for the Edinburgh Northern & Leith constituency took place last night, with numbers attending the Zoom event never dropping…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 16
Sunday 18 April 2021 - 11:45
EDINBURGH TOWN COUNCIL. The usual meeting of the Town Council was held to-day—Lord Provost Sir James Steel presiding. THE HOUSING QUESTION IN…
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SPURTLE HUSTINGS
Friday 16 April 2021 - 09:50
7pm, TUESDAY 20 APRIL Spurtle is holding a hustings for the Edinburgh Northern & Leith constituency in the Scottish Parliament elections. The…
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A HEAD OF ITS TIMES
Thursday 15 April 2021 - 11:05
The earliest known figurative representation of the human form depicts an exaggeratedly proportioned pregnant woman carved from mammoth tusk. That …
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