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Bath councillors review cuts to public toilets

A number of public toilets in Bath and North East Somerset have been closed Credit: ITV News

Councillors in Bath and North East Somerset have voted to review cuts to public toilets.

Toilets have been closed completely in Twerton, Peasedown and Weston - despite campaigns to keep them open. Now the council has voted to pause the current programme of reductions and consult with residents on the changes.

Online protest at toilet closures in Bristol

A petition has been launched to keep public toilets open in Bristol Credit: ITV News West Country

An e-petition has been started by campaigners opposed to the closure of public toilets across Bristol. The city council says shutting 22 loos would save around half a million pounds, but 16 would remain open. A final decision is expected at a meeting next month.

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Doomed loos to be debated by Councillors

Public toilets earmarked for closure in Bath could get a reprieve.

Bath and North East Somerset Council said it would hold a public debate if a petition gained 1,000 signatures.

Lin Patterson spent three days living and sleeping in the toilets at Twerton and asked people to sign a petition organised by online campaign group 38 degrees. It attracted nearly 2,500 signatures.