Monthly Archives: October 2022

Thank you payments to Ukrainian hosts increased

escc logoEAST SUSSEX residents who are hosting Ukrainian guests through the Homes for Ukraine scheme are set to receive winter top up payments from the council.

East Sussex County Council has taken the decision to increase the monthly payments payable to hosts to thank them for their continued kindness and generosity and to reflect the increased costs people are facing during the current economic crisis.

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Public urged to recycle batteries responsibly

RECENT fires at waste sites and on collections vehicles have prompted fresh calls for people in East Sussex to dispose of batteries correctly.

Although the cause of all the fires has not been confirmed, the council and its waste partners, Veolia and N+P, fear batteries that have been incorrectly disposed of are to blame for many of the incidents.

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