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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS 2
Sunday 3 January 2021 - 09:07
TO-DAY’S POLICE NEWS. EDINBURGH CITY—Before BAILIE GIBSON. FORTY-EIGHT HOURS’ CRIME. There were 74 new prisoners brought to the bar. The charges…
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EDWARDIAN NEWS FROM THE MEWS 1
Sunday 27 December 2020 - 10:05
A Compendium of New Town Noir. ***** Viz. North Edinburgh’s Back-Streets & Dark Corners as Reported in Scottish Broadsheets during His…
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EDINBURGH 1906: SURPASSING STRANGE, ODDLY FAMILIAR
Wednesday 23 December 2020 - 09:16
W A V E R L E Y   M A R K E T, PRINCES STREET, EDINBURGH. _____   H. E. MOSS Has much pleasure submitting the following List of…
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LATEST NEWS ON POWDERHALL DEVELOPMENT
Tuesday 8 December 2020 - 14:16
Following 5 previous consultation rounds, and before submitting a full planning application for the Powderhall Bowling Greens site later this month,…
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EDINBURGH FESTIVALS – TOO BIG AND OUT OF CONTROL?
Tuesday 1 December 2020 - 10:38
Professor Cliff Hague, Chairman of the Cockburn Association, delivered the heritage watchdog’s annual lecture last night on Zoom. His theme was the…
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HISTORIC HUMBUGGERY
Tuesday 1 December 2020 - 00:01
The article below, apparently written on Christmas Day 1790, appeared in the Caledonian Mercury on 1 January 1791. It is possible that the…
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ISSUE 302 – OUT TOMORROW!
Monday 30 November 2020 - 14:35
As you read this, advanced copies of the December/January Spurtle are already appearing across the barony like Lockdown-busting shoppers from…
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FIVE-A-DAY FUN QUIZ
Monday 23 November 2020 - 08:39
Are you bored? Are you not bored but in need of distraction? Do you like having your brain teased? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above,…
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FLOOD MANAGEMENT NEEDS VISION AND LEADERSHIP
Wednesday 18 November 2020 - 13:41
In July last year, Spurtle responded to recent downpours by examining the current and long-term efficacy of Edinburgh’s £43M Water of Leith Flood…
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CAPITAL FOG – IT COULD BE WORSE
Tuesday 10 November 2020 - 10:42
This morning we woke to a third day of miserable damp gloom. It may seem grim. But Edinburgh has known worse. The following article is…
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