New smartphone app to keep Eastbourne tidy

Love Clean Streets app being used SUS-160122-133548001
Love Clean Streets app being used SUS-160122-133548001

An innovative new smartphone app is helping to keep Eastbourne clean and tidy.

The ‘Report it Eastbourne’ app gives people an easy way to report environmental issues they see while out and about.

Users of the app simply take a picture on their mobile of the offending rubbish, dog mess or graffiti and the image is instantly sent to Eastbourne Borough Council’s Customer First Team for resolution, saving time and money.

The exact location is sent using GPS co-ordinates allowing the team to follow up on the report.

Steve Wallis, Cabinet Member for Place Services at Eastbourne Borough Council, said, “I would encourage residents to download the ‘Report It Eastbourne’ app onto their smartphones and use it when they are out and about.

“I’m proud that as a council we are utilising the latest technology to help keep the town clean and making sure our services are as efficient as possible.”

The app is available from The App Store, Google Play or online at www.lovecleanstreets.com

Ian Blackburn, the founder of Love Clean Streets, the company behind the app, said, “We work closely with Keep Britain Tidy and are delighted to have such a wonderful town like Eastbourne using the ‘Report it Eastbourne’ app.

“Reporting an issue will mean cleaner streets and happier residents.”

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