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Blue Badge Scam

Bogus websites are scamming vulnerable people by claiming they can deal with applications for a Blue Badge.

Blue BadgeEast Sussex Trading Standards is warning people wanting to apply for the permit to avoid websites charging as much as £45.

There are only two organisation that deal with applications for Blue Badges – East Sussex County Council and the Government.  It should only cost £10 to apply for a Blue Badge, money that will be returned should your application be unsuccessful.

People wanting to find out more about the Blue Badge scheme or apply for a permit, should visit www.eastsussex.gov.uk

Alternatively residents can call the helpline on 01323 464244 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 9am and 4pm.

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