Breaking news

IT'S QUIET ... TOO QUIET
Thursday 4 February 2010 - 20:11
In Issue 179 ('Briefly', p. 2) we pointed readers towards what we mistakenly thought was a new (if somewhat quiet) website for the New Town and…
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SCHOOLS BUDGET RAISED DURING PMQs
Thursday 4 February 2010 - 13:58
Mark Lazarowicz, MP asked the Prime Minister a question in Westminster yesterday. We reproduce the exchange below without endorsing or criticising…
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NEW HEAD FOR DRUMMOND CHS
Wednesday 3 February 2010 - 20:28
Spurtle understands a new Headteacher has been appointed for Drummond Community High School.Norma Prentice, current Depute Head of Arbroath Academy,…
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SCHOOLS BUDGET CRISIS – TIME TO ACT
Monday 1 February 2010 - 15:34
The problemAs reported in Issue 178, Edinburgh schools face potentially dire consequences if the Council's budget proposals are approved on 11…
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COMPUTER CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS
Friday 29 January 2010 - 09:14
Limited places (8–10) are available in free computer classes at McDonald Rd Library. The course runs on Tuesday mornings.Experienced tutors will help…
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BUS LOVERS FACE CHANGES
Thursday 28 January 2010 - 15:59
Lothian Buses has announced timetable changes for several routes serving Broughton. They will be effective from 14 February until further notice.Some…
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CITY LIBRARIES LAUNCH ONLINE HOMEWORK HELP
Thursday 28 January 2010 - 11:17
A new resource for finding information and getting help with homework and revision has just gone online.Established by The City of Edinburgh Council'…
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TRAMWORKS UPDATE
Monday 18 January 2010 - 16:19
In addition to the temporary closure of Broughton Street and temporary reopening of Dublin Street (Issue 178/Breaking news 11 Jan.), a full schedule…
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DUBLIN STREET PILE-UP
Monday 18 January 2010 - 16:05
Guests at this York Place hotel will not take the temporary re-opening of Dublin Street lying down. Not, at least, until their new mattresses are…
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LOCAL ROAD CLOSURES POSTPONED
Monday 11 January 2010 - 09:56
The closure of Broughton Street planned for Saturday 9 January (Issue 178) did not go ahead, owing to bad weather. TIE has now postponed it until…
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