Midlothian Council to shut ALL public toilets

Public Toilets, Dalkeith
Public Toilets, Dalkeith

Plans to close all public toilets in Midlothian have been branded an “absolute disgrace”.

As previously reported in the Advertiser, Midlothian Council revealed it would carry out a review of the facilities at a budget meeting last month.

Now it has emerged that all five of the county’s toilets are to be closed in a bid to save £85,000 in the next financial year.

Thereafter, the council hopes to save £117,000 a year.

Council Leader Bob Constable (SNP) said: “None of these will shut until we’re confident that we’ve alternative facilities available nearby.

Read full story in the January 10 edition of the Midlothian Advertiser.

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