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24th October, 2014

Toilet Twinning is reporting a surge in support for Sierra Leone, apparently due to the Ebola crisis. The campaign, which helps provide clean water and sanitation in some of the poorest countries on earth, is experiencing high demand for ‘toilet twins’ in Sierra Leone, one of the West... read more

8th October, 2014

When Allison Howitt retired as a Dewsbury health visitor on Monday [Oct 6], after 24 years in post, she wanted to make her leaving do memorable. So instead of handing colleagues at the Ravensthorpe Health Centre in Dewsbury ‘the usual box of chocolates’, she decided to twin the... read more

12th September, 2014

Among the cultural and culinary delights of Saltaire Festival this week, the humble toilet will also have its moment in the limelight.. Festival-goers will see posters of latrines, T-shirts bearing toilets and even an open-air loo on the pavement in Victoria Road – as part of a campaign to... read more

1st September, 2014

How do you thank Kirstie Allsopp and her team for your bathroom makeover? One grateful mum decided to ‘transform Kirstie’s toilet’ in return. . Jasbinder Kaur, her three children and their west London home featured in the second series of Fill your House for Free, which has been on Channel 4,... read more

21st July, 2014

The luxurious loos at English Lakes hotels in the Lake District and Lancashire are now graced with Toilet Twinning certificates. Dan Wilson from Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre introduced the hotel group to the idea of twinning toilets to pay for the construction of latrines in poor... read more

9th July, 2014

Manchester students and teachers have helped flush away poverty for hundreds of people – by joining a quirky campaign to twin their college toilets with latrines in poor countries.. A year-long fundraising drive by sixth-formers and staff at Loreto College has netted £4,000 for Toilet... read more

7th July, 2014

A life-size papier mache toilet has made a big splash in an award-winning campaign by local students to twin college toilets with latrines in poor countries. . The group, from the Uniformed Public Services (UPS) section at Newcastle College, created their unique collecting bowl to raise funds... read more

12th June, 2014

Portaloos are the mainstay of camping at Christian festivals – but in Northern Ireland this summer toilets are going mainstage.. Festivals-goers at Summer Madness and Catalyst will be invited to join a quirky campaign to twin their toilets with latrines in poor nations. In fact, they’re being... read more

3rd June, 2014

Three York men are about to make a splash for a quirky campaign to twin city toilets with loos in the poorest countries – by cycling coast to coast with a loo seat in tow.. Simon Jones (pictured), Tim Kelly and Phil Bodmer are undertaking the 140-mile Coast to Coast ride on Thursday [June 5] in... read more

2nd June, 2014

It’s the smallest room at a Southampton firm that is making a big splash – after staff joined a quirky campaign to twin their loos with latrines in poor nations.. Staff at internet hosting company Peer 1 Hosting wanted to do something to stop lives going down the pan due to poor sanitation, and... read more

25th April, 2014

A Bridgend man has reached a major milestone in a quirky campaign to twin toilets in South Wales with loos in the poorest countries..   Environmental health officer Gweirydd Williams has just become the first UK individual to twin 100 loos through Toilet Twinning. The initiative, which links... read more

17th March, 2014

The Roman fort of Vindolanda in Northumberland has twinned its toilets, both ancient and modern, to mark World Water Day, 22 March. . Five Roman toilets, as well as modern facilities in the site’s museums, are being linked with latrines overseas through Toilet Twinning.   Photo:... read more

28th January, 2014

Sheffield-based freelance photographer Richard Hanson went to Ethiopia last spring for a Toilet Twinning assignment. .   He little thought that, eight months later, he’d be presenting a Toilet Twinning certificate to his local hospital, the Royal Hallamshire. Nor did he foresee the... read more