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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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Kings Ash Road in Paignton to close for urgent repairs

Torbay Council will be closing Kings Ash Road in Paignton, between Foxhole Road and Whitebeam Close, from 1 pm until 2 pm today, 24 October, to carry out emergency repairs.

It says that this is in addition to the temporary traffic lights that are already in operation between Foxhole Road and Waterleat Road.

It warns that the closure, which it says is urgent, will cause major traffic disruptions and delays in and around Kings Ash Road.

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