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CITY CONSULTS ON LOCATING NEW STUDENT DIGS
Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 14:36
Anyone who has lived as an adult in close proximity to a group of students will know only too well what tremendous fun it can be.However, the City of…
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GENERAL ELECTION CANDIDATES
Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 11:10
Six candidates have so far stepped forward as candidates for the Edinburgh North and Leith constituency in the forthcoming General Election.They are…
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TESCO ON PICARDY PLACE – THE RECKONING
Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 09:12
Since Spurtle broke the news that Tesco has won planning permission for a supermarket on Picardy Place (Issue 180), we have not been idle.We've…
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POLICE WARN McDONALD RD SPEEDERS
Wednesday 31 March 2010 - 08:51
Plain-clothed policemen have been hiding behind wheelie bins on McDonald Rd to catch speeding motorists, reported a local newspaper on 30 March.The…
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FROM FLANKER TO FASHIONISTO
Monday 29 March 2010 - 11:14
Former Scotland rugby international Donnie Mcfadyen is now designing men's vintage clothing, and selling it through Threadbare on Broughton St.He…
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CITY CONSULTS ON NEW OPEN SPACES STRATEGY
Friday 26 March 2010 - 22:18
In line with amended national planning policy, the City of Edinburgh Council has completed an audit of open spaces across the capital.It is now…
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OPEN SPACES – THE PLOTS THICKEN
Friday 26 March 2010 - 15:38
Two potential sites for new allotments have been identified in Broughton.The sites are shown in the Leith Neighbourhood Partnership Action Plan –…
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DEVELOPERS MARCH ONWARD AND UPWARD
Friday 26 March 2010 - 13:40
When architects Sir Frank Mears Associates presented pre-planning application proposals for land between Broughton Rd and Heriothill, local…
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WORLD'S POOR NEED EDINBURGH'S BOOKS (AND MORE)
Friday 26 March 2010 - 13:13
Organisers of the 2010 Christian Aid Book Sale are appealing for contributions. They hope to receive books, of course, but also many other items of…
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REPLACEMENT RECYCLING REQUISITES READILY AVAILABLE
Wednesday 24 March 2010 - 16:13
Has your red recycling bin become so cracked and brittle that cardboard falls out of it? Has your recycling sack split with the strain of Liberal-…
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