Flushed with success

Aberdeenshire Council is flushed with success after receiving a range of awards for public toilet maintenance at the annual Loo of the Year awards.

The local authority received the Scotland award for its public toilets, and earned a place in the Champions League for Standards of Excellence, awarded to organisations with ten or more entries with five or more five-star awards.

The council also picked up an award in the non-attended toilets category for its facilities in Oldmeldrum and a further award for The Marina in Banff which won best Scottish Visitor Attractions.

It came second in the local authority public toilets ‘Premier League’ and earned further listings in the Loo of the Year 100+Points Club.

Councillor Alan Buchan said: “The continued dedication of the staff who maintains Aberdeenshire’s facilities has ensured that our 2012 success at the Loo of the Year awards has been topped with more awards from 2013.”