Renovate don't demolish
I have not been in the position as to using the Caradon Way toilets but agree about the value of the toilets.
I see many many persons using these facilities all day, every day, seven days a week.
I agree they need refurbishing, and for the public this would be a bonus.
I have phoned the City of Greater Bendigo about this demolition and once again complaints fall on deaf ears.
The users of the toilets are every day people - taxi drivers, tradies with trailers, walkers, visitors, especially visitors with caravans, bus loads of people who need a toilet in a hurry as the bus has good parking, but most of all, council workers.
Convenience of parking makes these toilets very usable.
Council say the toilets are not used very much and there are toilets in Canterbury Park [closed at this time because of the virus] and the other toilets are in Victoria Street - not much help if you are desperate to go.
The shoppers of Eaglehawk, mums with small children - there are so many people who rely on these toilets.
People sitting in their office making these decisions would benefit if they spent a week looking at the usage of the toilet.
Council, please listen to the people, refurbish the toilets and do not demolish them.
Aylene Kirkwood OAM, Eaglehawk
Library progress pleases
I am thrilled to read that our new library will be up and running before much longer. July - we hope.
Looking forward to seeing our new home, and of course all the friendly staff.
Roll on July. Thank you.
Marlene Bradshaw, Kangaroo Flat
Risk compounds as rules relax
Like all of us, I am pleased to see some easing of the coronavirus restrictions.
It has been a trying time for all, and for some, especially so.
I do have a nagging worry in the back of my mind.
Winter is approaching, and the virus has been very bad in the northern hemisphere during their winter. Now people are allowed to have up to five visitors in their homes. Each of those people may have up to five visit them. Each of those five may have had five visitors.
So quick as that, you may, in fact have indirect contact with one hundred and twenty five people, some of whom may not be very diligent in their social distancing.
I do urge everyone to remain very aware that the virus has not gone away. Otherwise this could end badly.
Murray McPhie, Epsom
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