Ganavan loos to reopen at weekend

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The toilets at Ganavan will reopen this weekend as planned, Argyll and Bute Council has confirmed this afternoon.

The council said: ‘The water pipes at Ganavan public toilets were made safe on Friday and we had the repairs completed on Monday. The toilets will be open at the weekend.’

Visitors were caught short at the weekend after a pipe burst closed the toilet block.

It was only the second weekend of a new arrangement to open the loos to visitors on Saturdays and Sundays.

The freezing temperatures caused a pipe burst requiring work, the group said.

Offers to help fix the problem poured in.

Oban’s GS Plumbing and Heating offered to help free of charge, while Dunbeg company ABC4D LTD Drainage Supplies also pledged to donated materials.

Andy Spence, of BID4Oban, who has helped facilitate the partial reopening at weekends until April, said it was excellent to see so many of offers of help to get the toilets back up and running. The toilet block is closed Monday-Friday through the winter.