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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Refurbishment projects announced for three libraries

LibraryCUSTOMERS will find it even easier to access services as three East Sussex Libraries undergo extensive refurbishment.

Work will take place in Rye, Newhaven and Hollington to improve their layout to enhance customer experience, with children’s areas and study spaces being upgraded and new seating installed so users can browse services in comfort. Continue reading