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WATER OF LEITH – THE MORNING AFTER THE NIGHT BEFORE

The level of the Water of Leith has dropped considerably since last night but remains higher than we’ve have seen it for many years.  More…
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CALTON HILL – SUNSHINE, HAZE AND BIRDS

Sunshine and haze over Calton Hill this morning, where Friends met under the expert guidance of the Scottish Ornithology Club's Stephen Welch to…
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BROUGHTON STREET

Encouraging how Broughton Pharmacy community library has flourished since modest start in Sept 2019: see p.2 in Issue 289. Now a well-used local…
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St MARK'S PARK

Bit of a back-to-front Diana and Actaeon moment here. For reference follow THIS LINK. Am glad to report no hind quarters were torn apart afterwards…
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St MARK'S PARK

11.30pm, Saturday 11 May. A breathtaking natural spectacle: the aurora borealis. Or not. #Edinburgh #hyperlocal #news…
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HOPETOUN CRESCENT

Edinburgh's most uneven wall? No. 35 in an occasional photo-series celebrating Spurtleshire street-name signs. #Edinburgh #hyperlocal #news #…
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NO NEWS IS BAD NEWS

THE FUTURE OF LOCAL JOURNALISM IN SCOTLAND As part of the UK-wide Indie News Week and the ‘No News is Bad News’ campaign from the Public Interest…
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OPINIONS DIFFER ON GREENSIDE VIEWS

CSG Projects Ltd wants to build a Richard Murphy-designed 5-bdrm home on land it owns between the office at 12 Blenheim Pl and Greenside Parish…
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MORNING HAS BROKEN

This morning, to celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day, Spurtle despatched its Avian Affairs correspondent to the tranquil slopes of Upper…
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A MUSICAL NUISANCE

Edinburgh Council and Edinburgh street performers have recently been discussing how to better manage street performances in the city centre. The…
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