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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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BODY FOUND IN WATER OF LEITH
Tuesday 13 April 2021 - 12:14
POLICE SEEK WITNESSES Spurtle received a press release yesterday from Police Scotland. We reproduce it in full below. ---------- Officers in…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 16
Sunday 11 April 2021 - 09:37
EDINBURGH TAILORS’ STRIKE Beyond the fact that numbers of men are leaving the town for other work, nothing fresh transpires this morning in…
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REMEMBERING THE GREAT HELMSMAN
Saturday 10 April 2021 - 10:33
This interesting graffiti at the Broughton Street end of Albany Street Lane makes use of a pre-existing incision in a random flagstone. At first…
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CAST-IRON BEAVERBANK HISTORY
Tuesday 6 April 2021 - 10:38
Following our article about a (more interesting than expected) access cover on George Street, reader Sam Murray got in touch about another. This one…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 15
Sunday 4 April 2021 - 08:09
GREENSIDE IMPROVEMENT. W. D. Macgregor writes: The lecture by Judge Brown on Tuesday night on the housing of the Edinburgh poor has drawn attention…
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