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Rome,I beg you please , just leave the toilets open.....

.....for at least 3 months before you close them again


For those of you that are new to the off again & on again dramas that are the public toilets in Rome , let me just say, I seem to be spending all my days checking to see what is happening in that fair city.  I won’t bore you with what has previously happened, suffice to say that only seven of the loos that had been closed, re-opened, closed again & now re-opened again have re-opened, These loos are  located at the Colosseum ,Salita del Pincio,Castel Sant’Angelo,Piazza Risorgimento , Via di Ripetta & Piazza Garibaldi.Also the toilets at the Basilica San Paolo ( although not listed in our directory, too far out) have also re-opened. Suffice to say all these toilets have been recently renovated, are normally attended, will cost you E 1.00 ( enter via the turnstile) & have disabled facilities where possible.Some do have baby changing facilities, which are very few and far between in Rome The others near the Vatican (Piaz…
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Welcome to the brave new world of virtual policing….

As of Jan 2018 Sa'tone, Saleya and La Madeleine police stations will be open to the public for just 1 ½ days per week*. Why did they reduce the hours I hear you ask….well, they have been reduced to increase policing on the streets from 35 patrols to roughly 50 patrols These new changes will also go hand in hand with the new app that is in a trial period at the moment "reporty” In the future those of you who wish to report a major incident that is happening where you are, will be able to do it via “reporty”, obviously you will have to have download the app first. The app was developed in Israel, where security is a priority, & it is sadly now being implemented in Nice. The app will allow the police/security agents to not only see you, but to know your exact location to send out the local police, gendarmerie, ambulance whatever emergency service is needed  Now I am not going to get into the argument about how good or bad it is I will leave it to the locals https://www.faceboo…

Franprix Noé : Not just for hipsters & bobo’s

I will try to be as succinct as humanly possible trying to explain this new concept in grocery shopping.So here we go in point form: Anti waste Fair trade Sustainability 65% of the grocery items are organic 100% of fruit & vegetables are organic They stock 50 or so different brands of vegan products You are able to purchase olive oil, wine ,some spirits, grains & legumes in bulk ( they have contains in store to purchase for re-use) Pressed fresh juice is available Fresh salad bar & yoghurt bar Franprix markets the eggs of Poulehouse, which works for animal welfare (hens not killed, beaks not removed ...). They are sold for the first time in bulk, at one euro per unit. Some stores will have fresh seafood available in bulk Cleaning & cosmetics are also available

St Paul de Vence: Toilets,Groceries,Pharmacies etc

St Paul de Vence Toilets,Groceries,Pharmacies etc Toilets
Public Toilet
Montée des Trious 06570 Cost: Free Hours: First bus arrival through tho the last bus departure Toilet Located: In the coach parking area Disabled Facilities; Yes http://www.saint-pauldevence.com/
Rue de l'Etoile 06570 Cost: E 0.20 Hours: 24/7 Toilet Located: Near La Petite Cave de Saint Paul Disabled Facilities: No http://www.saint-pauldevence.com/

Rond point Sainte-Claire 06570 Cost: E 0.20 Hours: 24/7 Toilet Located: At the bus stop Disabled Facilities: Yes Automatic? http://www.saint-pauldevence.com/
Automatic Toilets
Rue du Casse Cou