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ISSUE 301 — OUT TOMORROW!
Saturday 31 October 2020 - 11:32
As you read this, early copies of the November Spurtle are already filtering out across the barony like leaves borne on an Edinburgh autumn breeze.…
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RIGHT TYPE FOR A BASEMENT BOOKSHOP
Thursday 29 October 2020 - 13:12
When Spurtle interviewed Tom Hodges earlier this week, the irrepressible fizz in the Typewronger Books bottle was anxiously preparing for a special…
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COUNCIL GRAPPLES GRAFFITI
Wednesday 28 October 2020 - 10:50
THERE'S ALWAYS CLEANING FLUID, BUT IS IT THE SOLUTION? Councillors on the Culture & Communities Cmte last month approved a Report on…
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MINISTERS REJECT HOTEL SCHEME FOR OLD ROYAL HIGH SCHOOL
Tuesday 27 October 2020 - 12:56
MUSIC SCHOOL IS A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE Scottish Ministers have dismissed the planning appeals by Duddingston House Properties and Urbanist Hotels…
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RESIDENTS PLAN FOR BETTER BROUGHTON
Monday 26 October 2020 - 12:11
Better Broughton is a new informal group set up by local residents to campaign for improvements to the corridor between Canonmills and the top…
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BUT IS IT STILL STREET-ART?
Saturday 24 October 2020 - 15:02
This intriguing enigma appeared in Bellevue recently. The point seems to be that either a food product is so unhealthy that to consume it displays a…
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LOCALS RALLY TO DEFEND SPEY STREET LANE
Tuesday 20 October 2020 - 11:19
SHORT SHRIFT FOR THIN-END-OF-THE-WEDGE HOUSE PROPOSAL Verticus Ltd seeks planning permission to demolish a single-storey garage at 17 Spey Street…
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CLOSE BUT NOT TOO CLOSE, SAY DEVELOPERS
Friday 9 October 2020 - 09:44
EYRE PLACE RESIDENTS CONCERNED FOR PRIVACY Some residents on the south side of Eyre Place are concerned that their bedrooms at the back will be…
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BOOK FESTIVAL IS BAD FOR TREES
Thursday 8 October 2020 - 12:38
DAMAGE IN CHARLOTTE SQUARE GARDENS A new visual assessment looking at the current condition of 49 trees in Charlotte Square Gardens has found…
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TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT
Thursday 8 October 2020 - 12:03
This was the narrow Logie Green Road exit of Tesco this morning. Fortunately, no one was hurt, but police are in attendance. Sources…
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