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COUNCIL SEES NO PROBLEM WITH INVISIBLE TWEAKS
Tuesday 14 July 2020 - 16:16
MOVE ALONG, PLEASE. NOTHING TO SEE HERE. Readers may remember how on 1 and 3 July Spurtle reported the not-altogether-convincing launch of the…
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MANSFIELD PLACE ADVERTS PLAN – LAST NAIL IN THE COFFIN?
Monday 13 July 2020 - 06:37
It is now almost a week since details of a proposal to erect four advertisement hoardings on the Mansfield Place roundabout appeared online. Since…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 34
Monday 13 July 2020 - 06:14
  THE STOCKBRIDGE MURDER CASE 1889 Part V THE CROWD ON CALTON HILL –––––––––––––– It is well nigh a generation and a half ago since executions…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 33
Thursday 9 July 2020 - 07:00
THE STOCKBRIDGE MURDER CASE 1889 Part IV THE EXECUTION. –––––––––––––– Within the prison walls the bright morning made things look quite…
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SPONSORED ROUNDABOUT A BAD IDEA
Tuesday 7 July 2020 - 00:09
COUNCIL CUTTING OFF NOSE TO BEAUTIFY FACE Community Partners Ltd of Halifax, on behalf of Edinburgh University, seeks to erect four non-illuminated …
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 32
Monday 6 July 2020 - 05:00
THE STOCKBRIDGE MURDER CASE  1889 Part III THE TRIAL. –––––––––––––– After Pearson and Kean had been taken into custody they were formally…
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TWO LOCAL ROBBERIES – POLICE SEEK WITNESSES
Sunday 5 July 2020 - 12:12
Police Scotland issued the following press release this morning. We reproduce it unedited and in full. ------- Police in Edinburgh are…
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DRYDEN GAIT ROBBERY – POLICE SEEK INFORMATION
Friday 3 July 2020 - 14:36
Police Scotland issued a press release this lunchtime. We reproduce it below unedited and in full. ---------- Detectives in Edinburgh are…
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MORE CONSULTATION YET TO COME
Friday 3 July 2020 - 08:45
COUNCIL HASN’T BLOWN £840K ON ONE QUESTIONNAIRE On Wednesday, Spurtle reported the launch earlier in the week of a Council-backed questionnaire on…
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NEWS FROM THE MEWS 31
Thursday 2 July 2020 - 05:12
THE STOCKBRIDGE MURDER CASE, 1889 Part II –––––––––––––– KEAN’S CAREER. Her Early Life. There seems good ground for supposing that King or Kean…
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