ISSUE 309 – OUT TOMORROW! Saturday 31 July 2021 - 08:06 As you read this, advance copies of the August Spurtle are already brightening the barony like sunbeams on gull-proof sacks.
We begin on Page 1, as… Read More
PRIVATE CARS – A PROBLEM SHARED Wednesday 28 July 2021 - 10:46 Spurtle has recently been contacted by Hiyacar. The ‘peer to peer’ car club operator has just introduced 15 vehicles to Edinburgh, five of them in… Read More
EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 29 Sunday 25 July 2021 - 05:21 1909
EDINBURGH AMATEUR DETECTIVE’S CHASE.
CLEVER CAPTURE OF ALLEGED BURGLAR.
THE clever capture of an alleged Edinburgh housebreaker by an… Read More
EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 28 Sunday 18 July 2021 - 09:38 RELIGIOUS WORK IN EDINBURGH.
The number of social agencies in connection with the Church is increasing so rapidly in our midst that many good men… Read More
EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 27 Sunday 11 July 2021 - 04:50 *****
FATAL ACCIDENT AT WAVERLEY STATION.
OLD MAN’S TERRIBLE DEATH.
This morning, a particularly sad accident occurred at the Waverley Station,… Read More
EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 26 Sunday 4 July 2021 - 05:26 TO-DAY’S POLICE NEWS.
EDINBURGH CITY—Before BAILIE M’MICHAEL.
TWENTY-FOUR HOURS’ CRIME.
There were 65 new prisoners brought to the bar, the… Read More
ISSUE 308 – OUT TOMORROW! Wednesday 30 June 2021 - 09:54 As you read this, advance copies of the June Spurtle are already dotting the shelves of local shops like huge pepper grounds on the boiled eggs of a… Read More
WHEN IS A QUARTER NOT A QUARTER? Monday 28 June 2021 - 08:11 On the Urban Realm website last week, project architect Allan Murray described the new St James Quarter’s curved galleria as ‘no different to the… Read More
EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 25 Sunday 27 June 2021 - 14:31 1906
EDINBURGH GUNMAKER’S DOWNFALL.
HOW CUSTOMERS WERE DEFRAUDED.
Alexander Hendry, an elderly man, was charged at a pleading diet of Edinburgh… Read More