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PAWS FOR THOUGHT
Friday 2 April 2021 - 14:10
TAKE CARE BEFORE BUYING KITTENS ONLINE OK, let’s start by stating the obvious … Awwwwwwwwwwww! Now we have your attention, we can move on. Are…
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BAD NEWS FROM BROUGHTON
Thursday 1 April 2021 - 12:58
Last night, the London Street Grocery closed its doors for the last time. The shop – a staple of life in the barony for the last 53 years – is now…
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BACK TO THE FUTURE FOR BETTER STREETS
Thursday 1 April 2021 - 00:00
Critics have raised serious doubts about suggestions for reinventing Edinburgh’s 'front-line civic stewardship' as potentially unfair, unworkable and…
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ISSUE 305 — OUT TOMORROW!
Wednesday 31 March 2021 - 12:31
As you read this, advanced copies of the April Spurtle are already dispersing across the barony like personal items storm-torn from a clothes line…
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COUNCIL BOOST FOR OUTDOOR HOSPITALITY THIS SUMMER
Wednesday 31 March 2021 - 10:54
If hospitality firms reopen as planned on 26 April, Edinburgh Council will help them by waiving fees for outdoor area occupation permits and making…
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A DOCTOR DENOUNCES VACCINATION
Tuesday 30 March 2021 - 16:05
Below we reprint in full an article which first appeared in the Scotsman on 30 March 1901 and was later abridged in the Spurtle (Issue 305…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 14
Sunday 28 March 2021 - 10:23
HOUSING OF EDINBURGH POOR. ADDRESS BY JUDGE BROWN. Under the auspices of the Edinburgh Citizens’ and Ratepayers’ Union, in the Freemasons’ Hall,…
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NEW TOWN RIFT OVER COFFEE KIOSK
Friday 26 March 2021 - 21:33
On 17 March, councillors on the Development Management Subcommittee granted permission for the police box on Heriot Row to operate as a coffee and…
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POLICE INVESTIGATE BROUGHTON STREET COLLISION
Tuesday 23 March 2021 - 12:25
Police Scotland is appealing for information after a cyclist collided with a car in Edinburgh on Sunday afternoon. We reprint (unedited) their press…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS, 13
Sunday 21 March 2021 - 09:06
EDINBURGH STUDENTS FINED.— In Edinburgh Police Court yesterday, before Bailie Gibson, Henry Eustace Cross (25), 21 Hillside Street; Andrew Whitehead…
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