Yearly Archives: 2022

Fraudster must pay back profits or face jail

escc logoAN EASTBOURNE man who was caught with thousands of counterfeit car accessories has been ordered to pay back more than £59,000 or face prison time.

Mark Tykva, 37, of Wannock Lane, Eastbourne was sentenced in January 2022 to 12 months’ custody suspended for two years, with a requirement to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work, after being found guilty of eight counts of breaching the Trade Marks Act.

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Recycle and recharge batteries this Christmas

picture of a big pile of batteries. Photo credit John CameronDURING the festive season the council is urging people to ensure they recycle dead batteries responsibly, or switch to rechargeable batteries as a more environmentally friendly alternative.

Over 189 million batteries are used over the Christmas period and the council is reminding people that dead batteries should never be disposed of in waste or recycling bins.

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