public conveniences

public conveniences

Facilities for public use, such as drinking fountains, restrooms, telephones, and internet connections.
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It was indispensable to most public conveniences in those days, that they should be public nuisances likewise; and Fleet Market maintained the principle to admiration.
But it is an axiom of democracy that no company, however well conducted, will be permitted to control a public convenience without being held strictly responsible for its own acts.
Spending a penny CALDERDALE Council will be suspending charges to use its public conveniences on Yorkshire Day.
The functions of Neighbourhood Councils will be: streets and streetlights; public conveniences (shared); children's services (shared); emergencies, relief and community safety (shared); environmental health, awareness, services (shared); community mobilisation; sports (shared); dispute resolution (with agreement of the parties); any other function assigned by respective urban council; and regulatory enforcement in assigned areas.
Currently the council provides 61 public conveniences region-wide at a cost of PS442,000 a year.
Some public conveniences were also transferred into the ownership of community groups.
The Express reporting team investigated claims by concerned residents whose homes overlooked the public conveniences at McFarlane Street, near the St James' Park football fields.
Also on December 27 all public conveniences in the centre of Middlesbrough appeared to be closed.
Arch, in partnership with Northumberland County Council, is leading the development of the new building in Newbiggin-bythe-Sea, which would contain the council's library services, public conveniences, town council office and residential apartments.
SIR - Apparently, the Welsh Government proposes to make it law that the 22 unitary authorities must provide public conveniences within their boroughs.

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