A double whammy has left refuse and recycling staff battling to clear a backlog around Brighton and Hove.
Both of the trucks used to empty communal bins have been out of action since Friday and staff are trying to catch up after the bank holiday weekend.
The tweet said: “Our communal bin vehicles are undergoing urgent repairs today.
“Because of this we are using other vehicles to collect any waste from around the communal street bins.
“As a result there may be some delays here but normal service will resume as quickly as possible.”
Brighton and Hove has more than 700 communal street bins, mainly in the city centre.
One of the trucks left the depot in Hollingdean and returned to action late this morning.
They were also both out of action towards the end of March.
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