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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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 … Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More
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… Read More