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Highland Council toilet provision review extended

12th June 2018

After listening to feedback from communities across the Highlands, Highland Council's Administration have decided to take more time to rationalise toilet provision in the Highlands.

Budget Leader and Chair of Corporate Resources Cllr Alister MacKinnon and Cllr Allan Henderson, Chair of Environment, Development and Infrastructure report:

"In view of serious community proposals coming forward and being assessed, by groups such as North Coast 500 and others across the Highlands, through the Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund, it is prudent to allow extra time for the review.

"The review will be extended to 31st October, to ensure we have a sustainable network of toilets across the Highlands.

“The Administration are also looking at ways of creating a council loan fund to help communities with conversion to community ownership."

 

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