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Torbay Council to spend £1mil on public toilets before new operators take over

Healthmatic will take over 16 of Torbay's public loos Credit: ITV West Country

Torbay's toilets will be run by new operators as the local Council tries to save money and safeguard jobs.

Healthmatic will take over 16 of Torbay's public loos, and there could be charges of up to 30p to use them.

The council will spend just over £1million to modernise the toilets before the handover.

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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.

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.

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