Frustration over Violet Town toilet revamp delay

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URGENT UPGRADE NEEDED: The Violet Town Football Oval toilet block, which has been in use for 50 years is in urgent need of an upgrade. PHOTO: Philippe Perez

VIOLET Town residents have been left frustrated over the lack of progress by Strathbogie Shire Council in improving toilet facilities at the town’s football oval, despite funds allocated three years ago to improve the facility.

A new group established to get the toilet facility improved have criticised the council for being “recalcitrant” after a year of negotiations going nowhere.

Violet Town resident Neil Garrett, who convened the group, says the toilet often blocks up on heavy demand days such as the popular Violet Town Market day once a month.

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