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19th November, 2010

Most Britons fail to clean their toilets as often as they should (78% or 29.4 million) and a shocking 2.4 million people (6%) only bother to wipe round the bowl when it is visibly dirty, finds a new survey of the nation’s toilet habits on World Toilet Day. Commissioned by charity partnership... read more

19th November, 2010

One in three people across the world do not have access to somewhere safe, private or hygienic to go to the toilet.  On World Toilet Day - 19 November - the Northern Ireland Assembly has twinned a toilet in Parliament Buildings, Stormont with a toilet in Burundi to help raise... read more

19th November, 2010

Scots’ toilets are the cleanest in Britain, according a new survey of the nation’s toilet habits released to mark World Toilet Day (19 November). But Scots shouldn’t feel too smug about the cleanliness of their loos, as a leading cleaning expert says they’re still not as... read more

19th November, 2010

Most people in Wales fail to clean their toilets as often as they should (74% or 1.4 million) while 100,000 (5%) confess to wiping round the bowl only when it is visibly dirty or stained, finds a new survey of the Britain’s toilet habits on World Toilet Day (19 November). Commissioned by... read more

18th November, 2010

Senior church leaders are backing an exciting charity partnership this week by twinning their toilets with latrines in Burundi, in time for World Toilet Day (19 November). Toilets have been twinned by Lord Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury; the Right Reverend Christopher Foster, Bishop of... read more

17th November, 2010

Rosemary Butler, the Deputy First Minister, today twinned a toilet at the Welsh Assembly with a toilet in Burundi in time for World Toilet Day (19 November).  “I am pleased to support the Toilet Twinning campaign and that the National Assembly is taking part in it.  This campaign is... read more

15th November, 2010

  Pupils from Clapham Terrace Community Primary School and Nursery today met with their local MP, Chris White. Both Chris and the pupils have twinned their toilets with loos in a remote African village in time for World Toilet Day this Friday (19 November). The pupils were able to show him... read more

14th October, 2010

Students at Durham University have twinned toilets in their colleges to help flush away poverty in the developing world. So far toilets in 10 of the colleges, including St Chad’s, St Hild and St Bede and Grey have been twinned with loos in Burundi, central Africa. Lis Martin, 22, from York... read more

14th October, 2010

Ever wondered what to buy the person who has everything? This year why don’t you twin their toilet? It might sound potty, but this special gift will not only raise a smile, but it’ll also help flush away poverty. For just £60 every ‘twinner’ gets a framed picture of... read more

14th July, 2010

The award winning Waveney River Centre has twinned its new environmentally friendly shower and toilet block with a latrine in the African bush.. To mark the major eco-makeover the Holiday Park and Marina in the southern Norfolk Broads is the first in Britain to sign up to twinning, joining 1,500... read more

14th July, 2010

The Look Out Discovery Centre in Bracknell, which boasts the best theme park loos in England, has twinned its toilet block with a latrine deep in the African bush.. The Look Out Discovery Centre in Bracknell, which boasts the best theme park loos in England, has twinned its toilet block with a... read more

15th January, 2010

It began as a potty idea. A way of helping some of Africa’s poorest families to have the basics in life - including a toilet. But the first global Toilet Twinning Campaign has captured imaginations the world over.. From schools in the South Pacific to councils in the Hebrides; cathedrals in the... read more

12th January, 2010

The Ricoh Arena and Coventry City have twinned the club’s boardroom toilets at the multi-purpose venue with a school toilet block in Burundi. It is part of the World’s First Toilet Twinning project which is being run by Leamington-based charity CORD to. The Ricoh Arena and Coventry City have... read more